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Welcome to the Penquis website.  We hope you will spend some time getting to know us, our programs and the different services we provide that may help you or someone you know.

Penquis is a 501(c)(3) private, nonprofit organization helping low-income families become self sufficient and improving the quality of life in which people live.

Welcome to the Penquis website.  We hope you will spend some time getting to know us, our programs and the different services we provide that may help you or someone you know.

Penquis is a 501(c)(3) private, nonprofit organization, celebrating 48 years of service, proudly serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties. 

*It is the policy of Penquis that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religious belief, political affiliation or belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, migrant worker, ex-offender, or former patient of a state institution be discriminated against in access to the services or provision of services of Penquis.

Penquis News

SBA Announces Annual Award Winners

March 22, 2016

Jayne Crosby Giles, President of MaineStream Finance named SBA Financial Services Champion of the Year for Maine and New England

Jayne Crosby Giles, President of MaineStream Finance in Bangor named SBA Financial Services Champion of the Year for Maine and New England Augusta, Maine – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration...

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Penquis receives $285,000 grant from NeighborWorks America

March 16, 2016

Bangor, ME —Penquis announced today that it received $285,000 to advance its work in its service area from NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit leader in housing and community development based...

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HealthInfonet Awarded Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant

February 26, 2016

Bangor, ME – HealthInfoNet has been selected by DASH -- Data Across Sectors for Health -- as one of ten grantees to implement projects that improve health through multi-sector data sharing collaborations....

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