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Why Support Community Concepts?

Community Concepts (CCI) is a Community Action Agency and a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has been supporting residents in Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin counties since 1965. CCI helps more than 20,000 people every year through more than 95 diverse programs.

Your donation helps us fulfill our mission to strengthen individuals, families and communities in western Maine by providing diverse programs, engaging in strategic partnerships and through advocacy that addresses the barriers to promote economic opportunities for all.

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201,233 meals provided through our Child and Adult Food Program

$61,540.52 in support provided by our Covid Social Supports Program.

$2,741,733 distributed to LIHEAP recipients and 7,649 LIHEAP applications processed

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2021 Community Impact

2,178 home visits by Maine Families staff and 231 families enrolled

$922,250 lent to small businesses by Community Concepts Finance Corporation

$9,409,283 distributed in rent relief and 5,427 Emergency Rental Assistance applications processed.

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OTHER WAYS TO GIVE

The Paul Gauvreau Legacy Fund

On April 7, 2020, the world lost a dedicated public servant, Paul Gauvreau. Because of Paul’s passion and dedication to the community, Community Concepts has teamed up with the Gauvreau family to create the Paul Gauvreau Legacy Fund.

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Become a Community Concepts Volunteer!

Community Concepts is always looking for volunteers to help us achieve our mission and take care of our community members. Contact us to learn more about our volunteer opportunities and how to get started.

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EVENTS • SEPTEMBER 25TH, 2022 • BETHEL INN RESORT

EVENTS • SEPTEMBER 25TH, 2022 • BETHEL INN RESORT

Second Annual Community Concepts Golf Tournament!

By Lorem Ipsum • 1 week ago

After a smashing success at last year’s inaugural CCI Golf Tournament, we’re happy to announce we’ll be holding our second annual tournament this year!

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Our Services

Community Concepts provides a vast array of resources and services grouped within five different focus areas. Explore each one to learn how we set Maine families up for success.

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Children & Family

Headstart, Parenting Education, Child Welfare, School-Based Services, and more. See how Community Concepts helps support and educate children and their families.

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Housing & Energy

Explore services and support for homeowners, future homebuyers, and renters. Learn about purchasing a home, homebuilding, energy efficiency, and more.

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Financial Services

The Community Concepts Finance Corporation offers business loans, community wifi installation, homebuyer education classes, and much more.

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Workforce Development

Our workforce development specialists help you with job training, the job search, applying and interviewing for jobs, and ongoing support and resources.

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