Penquis News

$600,000 awarded to Maine nonprofits to enroll kids in health coverage.

Grant will support outreach to Maine families about the year-round availability of MaineCare, and help families apply or reapply for health coverage

AUGUSTA – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded Consumers for Affordable Health Care (CAHC) $600,000 over two years through the Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach and Enrollment...



Four Directions and MaineStream Finance Join Forces to Increase Access to Homebuyer Education in Maine

Two CDFIs in Maine recently joined forces to offer a shared homebuyer education class in Orono, Maine. MaineStream Finance, a CDFI based in Bangor, Maine, provides monthly homebuyer...



Working to Prevent Child Abuse

Penquis serves as the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council for Penobscot and Piscataquis counties. The mission of the council is to prevent child abuse and neglect before it happens. We will be working...



It's That Easy...

Meet Joan, she is a senior citizen from Dover-Foxcroft.  While she was waiting for her volunteer driver to pick her up for a medical appointment in Bangor, she invited us into her home to tell us...



A Visit with William

August 10, 2016
Learning More About Transportation Options for Veterans

William Larson is a veteran and served in the Navy, spending 4 years overseas. He is now 80 years old and a resident of Monson, Maine. William still has his driver’s license but two years ago was in...



Penquis Welcomes New Chief Administrative Officer

June 27, 2016

Penquis announces the recent hire of Field Glover as Chief Administrative Officer. Glover, a native of Cambridge, Massachusetts, has spent over twenty years as a nonprofit professional. He most recently...



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...



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....



Transportation Option for Cancer Treatment Available in Knox County

February 10, 2016

Rockland, ME- Penquis announces a new transportation option available to individuals for accessing cancer treatment. Knox County residents needing transportation assistance for the medical treatment...



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