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Rural Community Action Ministry

Address:  81 Church Hill Rd.
Leeds, ME 04263
Phone:  (207) 524-5095 or 524-3791
Website: Website
Contact:  Mary Beth Paquette
Clients:  RCAM provides assistance for people living in Oxford, Androscoggin, and Kennebec counties. Towns served: Livermore, Greene, Sabattus, Wales, Momouth, Litchfield, Buckfield, Hartford, Canton, Sumner, Turner, and Leeds.
Services:  RCAM reaches out to people of rural Maine who are in need and assists them to help themselves.
The RCAM also has Summer Mission/Work Groups come to Maine in the summer from all over the country to help the RCAM’s Housing Program with rehabilitation on community homes and other RCAM Projects.
Housing Program: Designed to respond to both the emergency and long term needs in maintaining safe and adequate housing.
Gardening Program: Helps people learn to plan, plant, maintain and harvest their own gardens.
Volunteer Program: Creates an opportunity for individuals to help people in need throughout RCAM’s 13 town service area.
Homelessness Prevention Services Program: Helps people to access the right resources to meet their highest possible level of self sufficiency by identifying needs, helping to set priorities, providing information and encouraging progress.
Emergency Shelter: RCAM operates a two unit emergency homeless shelter for families who find themselves without a place to live.
Faith In Action Program: Coordinates volunteers to provide outreach services to frail elderly and disabled.
Food Banks: The RCAM helps to maintain 13 area Food Banks staffed by community Volunteers.
Volunteer Opportunities: Housing program, rural youth services, gardening, migrant health, outreach, elderly visitors.
Required training: General, then specific, provided.
Time requirements: Variable and flexible. Usually 2-6 hours per month.
Coordinator: (207)524-5095

Healthy Community Coalition

Founded in 1989, Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) is an affiliate of the Franklin Community Health Network with a mission of promoting health and well-being in Franklin County and neighboring towns, including Livermore Falls.