1979 - 1979

Waldo CAP Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP) begins. Fuel Assistance, also called LIHEAP, is a federally funded program to help eligible low-income households pay a portion of their home heating bills. Fuel assistance benefits can only be used for fuel delivered to heat your home. LIHEAP will pay directly to your contracted vendor. The Electric Lifeline Program (LIAP/ELP) may be available to low-income households who receive residential electric service.

MCH receives funding for a HUD demonstration project to provide “aging in place” and support services.

MCH is an independent, non-profit community service organization whose mission is to empower individuals—primarily older adults and people with disabilities — to maintain independent, active lives by providing access to affordable housing, Meals on Wheels and other supportive services. The MCH service area includes the entire community of Knox County, located in Midcoast Maine.