Donate / Volunteer
Help DCP to Help Others
DCP brings community resources together to help people in Washington and Hancock counties achieve self-sufficiency and a better quality of life. Our Housing division helps people maintain safe, affordable, energy-efficient housing. Our Transportation division staff travels over a million miles each year, helping people get to medical appointments, senior food programs and other important services. Helping Hands Garage helps people buy affordable roadworthy vehicles. Friendship Cottage in Blue Hill offers an Adult Day Service Program. Our Energy Services division provides a variety of services to prevent hunger, hypothermia, and homelessness. At Home provides services to assist seniors aging in place. Everybody Eats! provides a free community meal each week to Ellsworth area residents. Our Early Care and Education program provides Head Start, Early Head Start, Pre-K and Childcare services to local families. Our Supportive Services division provides support to individuals and families working to make changes in their lives. Nurse Bridging and Maternal and Child Health services provide caring nurse support to families with infants and small children. Peninsula Free Health Service provides free medical care to the uninsured on the Blue Hill Peninsula.
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Donate by Mail
If you prefer to send us a donation by check or credit card through the mail, simply fill out our donation form listed on our Resources page under Donate & Volunteer and mail it to us.
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Where the money goes
Your gift supports the work of Downeast Community Partners (DCP). We help people get what they need: food, housing, heat, utilities, transportation, business assistance, childcare and education, and more.
If you would like your donation to go to a specific program, please indicate the program on your donation form: At Home, Early Care and Education, Energy Assistance, Friendship Cottage Adult Day Service, Helping Hands Garage, Housing Services, Transportation, Supportive Services, Everybody Eats!, Peninsula Free Health Service, or Community Compass.
If you have time to help others in need, please contact us to find out how you can help.
Thank you for supporting DCP.
Downeast Community Partners is a nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.