Proudly Serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox Counties.
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.
Celebrating 45 years of service, we appreciate our partners, supporters and staff that help us make a difference in thousands of peoples lives each year.
*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.
Release of the 2014 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard
January 31, 2014
Low Annual Pay and High Energy Costs at Center of Struggle for Maine Residents
According to a report released by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), the 2014 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard for Maine shows that although Maine scores better than other states...
CEO of MaineStream Finance Selected for CITI Leadership Program
January 28, 2014
Jayne Crosby Giles, resident of Belfast, Maine, and Chief Executive Officer of MaineStream Finance, is one of the professionals selected for this program.
Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and the Citi Foundation announced the selection of 50 Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) professionals to take part in the Citi Leadership Program...
Long Time Penquis CEO Announces Retirement
January 7, 2014
Bangor, ME-After 27 years of service as the CEO of Penquis C.A.P., Inc., Charles Newton announced today his intention to retire early this summer. Each year Penquis serves over 30,000 low- and moderate-income...
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