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.

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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, 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

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...

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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...

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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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