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KVCAP to administer newly expanded rental relief program to help prevent evictions, counter reductions in Federal Unemployment Benefits

The Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (KVCAP) will  administer an expanded rental assistance program for residents in Kennebec, Somerset, Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties, that will double the amount that eligible households impacted economically by COVID-19 can receive, and extend the number of months applicants can receive support. Governor Janet Mills announced on July 30th that […]

KVCAP Connector – spring edition

The spring edition of the KVCAP Connector newsletter is now available. This edition is chock full of information about our response to COVID-19, along with other non-Covid related updates and information.   To view, click HERE.  

Mark K. Johnston Memorial Golf Tournament – New 2020 Event Date

Well, COVID-19 threw a wrench into our June 26, 2020 play date…but have no fear! We have rescheduled the event for Friday, October 2, 2020. Lakewood Golf Course is based in the beautiful Kennebec Valley, and it’s fall colors are spectacular! We hope you are able to join us and Tee-Off for Transportation in Mark’s […]

May is Community Action month!

Across America, more than 1,000 Community Action Agencies have been working on the local level helping people build their social and financial stability. KVCAP is proud to be part of this amazing network that has been helping people and changing lives for over 50 years! To learn more about Community Action, watch this short video […]

Updates on our Explorer public bus system

Transportation Update:   We are continuing to operate the Kennebec and Somerset Explorer program as an On-Demand service.   However, in the Augusta area, we are going to return to set times that the bus will arrive at the Togus Campus and Cabin in the Woods.   Starting Monday, May 18th the Augusta Explorer bus […]

A special thank YOU on #GivingTuesdayNow

Dear Friends, Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving with a focus on helping during the Covid-19 crisis across the world. Because individuals, foundations, businesses and partners have been so very generous, we want to give you a gift back, as a thank you. Click HERE to watch a video featuring your past gifts […]

KVCAP Emergency COVID-19 Program

The Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (KVCAP) has received emergency donations and other funds to provide assistance to people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic who reside in Kennebec and Somerset counties. Assistance is provided on a case-by-case basis and recipients must be income eligible (based on income for the past 30 days). Financial support is […]

Is COVID-19 making it hard to pay your rent?

The MaineHousing COVID-19 Rent Relief Program is for renters who cannot afford to pay their rent due to circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic. The program is designed to provide a one time bridge payment of up to $500, until the federal relief funds get to the individuals who need them. The applicant is the […]