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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   MMCA’s technology is outdated, which causes slow internet speeds and… …Continue Reading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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Head Start 2020 Annual Report to the Community

We’re pleased to share our annual report for MMCA’s Head Start and Early Head Start for 2019-2020. It reflects our commitment to supporting a child’s learning and wellness, readiness for a successful transition to kindergarten, and preparation for a lifetime of learning. Head Start Annual Report to the Community

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Holiday Gift Program 2020

Thanks to generous support from the Maine United Bikers – Lincoln County and the Maine Community Foundation, MMCA will be providing Reny’s gift cards to families in Sagadahoc County, plus Brunswick, Freeport, Pownal, and Harpswell.

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Head Start and Early Head Start Re-Opening Letter to Parents

Dear Head Start and Early Head Start Parents, I am writing to inform you of our re-opening plans.  As we all know, it is impossible to know the state of the pandemic in the months to come, but we know that, as parents and caregivers, you need to make plans. We have a three-pronged plan… …Continue Reading

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COVID-19 Rental Relief Available

Governor Mills and MaineHousing established a new rental assistance relief program for Mainers who cannot pay their rent due to COVID-19. The COVID-19 Rent Relief Program is meant to help Maine renters bridge the gap between today and the arrival of state unemployment funds and federal stimulus money. The program provides up to $500 for… …Continue Reading

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MMCA Provides Meals for Kids

Midcoast Maine Community Action (MMCA) is providing a meal program to serve children who are experiencing food insecurity at home during this difficult time. Any child under the age of 19 living in northern Cumberland, Sagadahoc or Lincoln County may benefit. Children do not have to be enrolled in Head Start to be a recipient… …Continue Reading

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Do your little bit of good where you are…

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. ~Desmond Tutu MMCA’s Head Start and Early Head Start staff have been hard at work supporting the children and families in our program. In addition to packets of learning and activity materials, we have been distributing… …Continue Reading

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