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Lifespan Opportunities in Washington and Hancock Counties

Utility Pole Connection

Services and Information

If you require new electric service, you may need to pay Central Maine Power Company (CMP) to install poles and wire to connect your newly built home or manufactured home to CMP's distribution line. The Central Maine Power Assistance Credit Program can reduce those charges by up to $2,800. For more information, call 207-610-5917 or email housing@downeastcommunitypartners.org.


  • Total household income must be less that 115% of the area median income based on family size.
  • The cost of your home (including land improvements) cannot exceed the Maine State Housing Authority's First Time Homebuyer Program, even though this does not have to be your first home.
  • You cannot have received CMP's Assistance credit in the past 3 years.
  • This must be your primary residence.
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DCP Offices

Toll-Free: 800-834-4378

Bucksport Road Office

248 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Avery Lane Office

18 Avery Lane, PO Box 648 , Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Machias Office

7 VIP Drive, Machias, ME 04654
207-259-5015 | Email

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It is the policy of Downeast Community Partners 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 Downeast Community Partners.

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