Downeast Community Partners

Downeast Community Partners is a Community Action Program (CAP) whose mission is to improve the quality of life and reduce the impact of poverty in Downeast communities.

Our Services include:

At Home Support for Aging in Place

Breakthrough Youth Program (fundamental skills teenagers and young adults ages 14-24 need)

Business Loans

Care Fund (Family Crisis Support)

Child Care

Early Head Start

Family Development Accounts

Financial Coaching

Friendship Cottage Adult Day Service

Fuel Assistance

Head Start

Helping Hands Garage/Auto Loan Assistance

Home Repair

Maternal and Child Health



Whole Family Coaching

“DCP’s real impact is in the individual lives we touch, from the baby that arrives in the world healthier because of our nurse who worked with the mom throughout pregnancy, to the widower who can stay in his home because of the heating assistance we provide and the roof that we repaired. We value the chance make those impacts, to serve, in partnership with other agencies, as a catalyst for improving life in Down East Maine.”   - Sharon Catus, Director of Development.
248 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME, United States