Welcome to KVCAP

Building Stronger Individuals, Families and Communities

KVCAP is a non-profit Community Action Agency, serving the people of Kennebec and Somerset counties for 50 years. Now also serving people in Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties through our Housing and Energy programs.

Since 1965, hundreds of thousands of residents have accessed our programs, helping them overcome the challenges of poverty.

KVCAP remains committed to the citizens of Central Maine and to our goal of helping all our clients become, and remain, economically and socially self-sufficient.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our website. For questions, please call 1-800-542-8227 or email at info@kvcap.org.


KVCAP's 50th Anniversary Community Celebration

Our event is right around the corner on June 20 from 11am-2pm at Educare Central Maine! The day is shaping up to be an exciting time for all. We will have a barbecue and cake, children's activities, a...

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KVCAP leadership changing, mission is not

Suzanne Walsh says 50 years after Community Action started serving Kennebec and Somerset counties, it's still 'about eliminating poverty.' Morning Sentinel, April 29, 2015 WATERVILLE —...

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KVCAP’s Patricia Kosma Announces Her Retirement - Suzanne Walsh Named as New Chief Executive Officer

The Kennebec Valley Community Action Program’s Board of Directors announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Patricia Kosma, is retiring after 35 years of service with the Agency. Kosma...

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Public transit continues to grow in Maine and so does the demand

As a rural and aging state, Maine faces challenges to help its people move around. By Jim Wood Kennebec Journal, April 23, 2015 A new and improved public transit system...

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April 2015 Newsletter

April 2, 2015

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2014 Impact

Learn how KVCAP is working to impact the communities we serve.

Our Impact: As the only Community Action Agency in Central Maine, we have been the leader in addressing local poverty-related issues for 50 years. We partner and collaborate to raise...

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March 2, 2015

1 in 4 children live in poverty, and over 40% of children enter kindergarten behind, but #RootsofSuccess can change their path. Click “read more” to watch a short but powerful video.

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Maine Car Seat Program

February 6, 2015

As of March 1, 2015 KVCAP will no longer be a Child Safety Seat Installation/Distribution site for the Maine Car Seat Program. The nearest distribution site is at Redington Fairview General Hospital...

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NEW 2014-15 LIHEAP Income Guidlines

August 15, 2014

The income guidelines for fuel assistance are now available. You can view or download the full brochure on our Heating Assistance page by following the link at the top of our home page under “For the...

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January 2015 Newsletter

January 21, 2015

Hot off the presses!!! The first issue of the KVCAP Connector, KVCAP’s new quarterly newsletter, has been released. To view, click “read more.” If you would like to subscribe to this e-newsletter,...

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