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 people’s 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.

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Penquis News

Penquis Board Announces New CEO

May 2, 2014

The Board of Directors of Penquis is pleased to announce that Kara Hay has been named its next President and Chief Executive Officer.

Bangor, ME- The Board of Directors of Penquis is pleased to announce that Kara Hay has been named its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Beginning June 18, Hay will lead Penquis as it continues...

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Penquis a Proud Recipient of Maine Cancer Foundation 2014 Spring Grant Awards

April 29, 2014

Bangor, ME -Maine Cancer Foundation awards grants three times a year, once for cancer research projects and twice for cancer education and patient support efforts. The spring grant release is focused on...

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MaineStream Finance Receives $29,000 to Support Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Efforts

April 8, 2014

Grant provides much-needed boost to Maine homeowners in danger of foreclosure.

Bangor, ME– Today MaineStream Finance announced that it has received $29,000 from NeighborWorks America to support foreclosure prevention counseling efforts. The much-needed funding will enable...

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