ACAP has received $650,000 in federal funding for a mobile services unit which will help provide ACAP’s services to more remote areas of the county. In this week’s Aroostook Community Matters, Corey Bouchard learns more about how the mobile services unit will impact the county.
The increase in Homelessness in the county has people who provide help scrambling to support the need. In this week’s Aroostook Community Matters, Corey Bouchard takes a look at the work being done to support the homeless community in the county.
Staying active in your community is important at any age, in this week’s Aroostook Community Matters, Corey Bouchard takes a look at a program that pairs Older adults with area kids to provide a positive influence.
January is a great time to start thinking about your 2021 Taxes, in this week's Aroostook Community Matters, Corey Bouchard shows us a program working to help Low Income Mainers with getting a headstart on their taxes.
Therapy Dogs in courtrooms have been helping comfort victims across the country for decades...And now, one will be available in Aroostook County. In this week's Aroostook Community Matters, Corey Bouchard spoke to the people who are working to provide this service.
As 2021 is coming to an end, many people will make New Years Resolutions. In this week’s Aroostook Community Matters, Corey Bouchard talks to a program coordinator at ACAP about how you can make and keep your New Years Resolutions.
According to data from the CDC, Aroostook County has one of the highest rates of community transmission in the state. In this week’s Aroostook Community Matters, Corey Bouchard speaks with a program coordinator at ACAP about support services that are available for people who test positive or need to quarantine.
Neighbors helping neighbors is the theme of this week’s Aroostook Community Matters. I spoke with Coordinators of the County Cares Initiative, A grassroots effort to fill all kinds of needs for County Residents.
Access to Computers and the Internet can be a struggle for many mainers with low or moderate income. In this week's Community Matters, Corey Bouchard takes a look at a program that is helping bridge that gap.
One of the many missions and goals of Aroostook Mental Health Center is to support the youth of Aroostook County, in offering programs that provide leadership opportunities, and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle to our young adult community.
In this edition of Aroostook Community Matters we feature the HOPE Program, a newly developed and launched Maine Education initiative that provides assistance and support, to parents pursuing continued higher education and learning opportunities.
In this edition of Aroostook Community Matters, we feature the collaborative Housing Support Services of ACAP, MaineHousing, and MaineStream Finance -- and how a Limestone couple received a brand new house, that they now call home.
September 10th has been designated World Suicide Prevention Day, and in this special edition of Aroostook Community Matters, we highlight the importance of having an open conversation surrounding the topic of suicide -- and how we can all further educate ourselves to help those around us who may be suffering in silence.
In this week's edition of Aroostook Community Matters, we feature ACAP's Hope and Prosperity Resource Center, and the story of a local Presque Isle man and his recovery journey over the past few months through the support of the new center.
In this week's edition of Aroostook Community Matters, we highlight one of ACAP's many services, the Improving Outcomes for Youth Program, and an online course that helps County youth become more financially aware and responsible.
In this week's edition of Aroostook Community Matters we feature Aroostook Agency on Aging, and the numerous programs and services they provide in continually supporting older persons within our community.
In this week's edition of Aroostook Community Matters, we feature two of Aroostook Mental Health Center's Peer Support programs, that offer essential services and resources to those in recovery from substance use.
In this week's edition of Aroostook Community Matters, we highlight Aroostook Mental Health Center, and the various mental and behavioral health, substance use, and recovery services they provide in supporting the community.
In this week's edition of Aroostook Community Matters, we feature The Aroostook County Action Program and their comprehensive approach in providing support services to individuals and families, especially during the pandemic.
We are starting a new segment on WAGM, The Aroostook Community Matters Series. Each week, we will feature a different local-area organization that provides beneficial services and programs to County residents. In this kick-off segment, we highlight the United Way of Aroostook, and its several close partnerships and services.