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Front Porch Project Training

To schedule Front Porch Project training or to learn more, please email dawn.flagg@mmcacorp.org. Have you found yourself concerned for a child and thought about how you could have gotten involved? Or more importantly, wondered why you didn’t? The Front Porch Project® training for community members looks at why people do (and don’t) get involved and provides… …Continue Reading

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MMCA Head Start Graduates the Next Generation of Learners

Midcoast Maine Community Action’s Head Start + Early Head Start programs recently celebrated graduations for children leaving preschool. Graduation events were held at several of MMCA’s Head Start + Early Head Start locations, including Bath, Brunswick, Pejepscot, and Salt Bay in Newcastle. Parents, teachers, and friends gathered to celebrate the children with balloons, bubbles, and… …Continue Reading

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MMCA Summer Food Program for Kids

MMCA Summer Food Program Offers Free Breakfast, Lunch for Kids This summer, Midcoast Maine Community Action (MMCA) will continue to provide free, quality meals to children experiencing food insecurity during this difficult time. Any child 18 and under living in Northern Cumberland, Sagadahoc, or Lincoln counties can receive five breakfasts and five lunches, which include… …Continue Reading

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Get to Know: Emergency Rental Assistance Program

After more than a year of enduring the Covid-19 pandemic, an estimated 11.3 percent of Maine households are not current on their rent. As individuals and families struggle with lower or lost income, a coalition of 2,272 organizations across the nation urged President Biden to extend a national moratorium on eviction first signed into law… …Continue Reading

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MMCA Awarded Whole Family Services Grant

Midcoast Maine Community Action was awarded a competitive grant by the State of Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services Office for Family Independence. The award will make it possible for MMCA to formally implement a Whole Family Services approach to providing services to children and families in Lincoln and Sagadahoc Counties. The Whole Family… …Continue Reading

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You’re Invited: Virtual Resource Fair

Please join us at the first ever MMCA Head Start + Early Head Start Virtual Resource Fair on March 25, 2021!  This free online event will feature live presentations from organizations that provide resources to our midcoast community. It’s a chance to learn more, ask questions, and celebrate everything our community has to offer. The… …Continue Reading

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Early Head Start Home Visitor – Bath Area

Job Description Midcoast Maine Community Action (MMCA), a human services agency, is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy in the Early Head Start program. Working out of the Bath Head Start office, this person will provide home-based early learning and child development services to pregnant women, children birth to age three, and their parents in… …Continue Reading

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MMCA receives Cisco cybergrant to upgrade technology

MMCA receives Cisco cybergrant to update technology   Midcoast Maine Community Action has been working with IT consultant Hannah Weddle to improve technology across the agency. Hannah’s tireless work has helped MMCA adapt to cloud-based computing, and she has assessed networking equipment across MMCA’s sites in the midcoast.   MMCA’s technology is outdated, which causes slow internet speeds and… …Continue Reading

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Get to Know: Families CAN!

Get to Know: Families CAN! Navigating parenthood and caring for a child isn’t simple, but the journey can be easier.  Every parent wants to raise children to the best of their abilities, and Families CAN! at Midcoast Maine Community Action (MCCA) is here to help. Families CAN! offers enrichment opportunities to parents, caregivers, and educators… …Continue Reading

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Head Start + Early Head Start pivot to virtual classroom model

As the Covid-19 pandemic ramped up last March, Midcoast Maine Community Action’s Head Start + Early Head Start teams were open on a typical Monday when they learned that they’d be closed the very next day due to lockdown precautions. With no notice, they worked quickly to develop a plan to keep Head Start parents… …Continue Reading

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