1965 - 1965

WCAP, aka Waldo Community Action Partners (formerly Waldo County Committee for Social Action) is founded in Montville. Head Start and Neighborhood Youth Corps begin.

Coastal Community Action Program (CCAP) is incorporated at Penquis Community Action Partners, a nonprofit organization incorporated in 1967 to alleviate and eliminate the causes and conditions of poverty. Through its programs and subsidiaries, Penquis impacts all of Maine’s 16 counties, but primarily serves low- and moderate-income individuals in Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties.

Methodist Conference Home (MCH) is established in Rockland. Construction begins on Summer Street to provide housing and services to assist all elderly persons with limited incomes to remain independent.