Category Archives: News

Student Testimonials

Work Ready Program – WMCA Lewiston CareerCenter provided funding for individuals to participate in a new Office Skills certificate program recently introduced by Lewiston Adult Education. WMCA and BES partnered … read more

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CNAs Graduate

Ten local area students graduated as certified ‪#‎nursingaides‬ on Aug. 3 from Mount Saint Joseph’s Residence and Rehabilitation facility in Waterville. The event celebrated the completion of the collaborative partnerships … read more

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Annual Report

annual Report

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Model Neighborhood Project

New program off sets cost of pellet boilers Grant money is being made available to help homeowners ditch their oil furnace and get one that burns wood pellets instead. One … read more

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War on Poverty

Fifty years ago, on January 8, 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Act that signaled the beginning of the War on Poverty. The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 provided … read more

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UMF Student Intern Volunteer Helps Elder Services

Lacey Tatosky is a rising senior from Sanford Maine. A Psychology major, Lacey is passionate about helping initiate change in the lives of those who may need a little extra … read more

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CACFP Receives Wellness Grant

WMCA CACFP was awarded a Wellness Grant to help support all of our child care providers in their efforts to provide healthy environments for their children.  The grant will allow us to … read more

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Western Maine Community Action Pellet Summit “a huge success.”

Western Maine Community Action hosted The Maine Pellet Summit – A Maine Solution at Strong Elementary School on Saturday, October 13, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Note: The summit was … read more

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WMCA Housing Services showing $300 thousand in Weatherization Savings

East Wilton— Western Maine Community Action (WMCA) provides low income weatherization programs to the Franklin County area of the State of Maine through federal funds.  WMCA delivers a quality weatherization … read more

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Certified Lactation Counselor Certifications Awarded

Auburn— Ginny Andrews, Manager for Western Maine Community Action’s WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program and Erin Cotton, Registered Dietitian recently completed the Healthy Children Project’s 45 hour evidence based, … read more

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