Janie Sweeney, Family Services Manager

Office: 207.363.5504 ext.2

Cell: 207.337.1867

General office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday except on holidays.

Appointments are recommended.

In the event of an emergency after hours, please call the

York Police Department at 207-363-4444.


If you are in need of medical equipment, please visit the Thrift Shop page here.



  • Fuel Assistance

  • Emergency Funds:  For rent, utilities, dental, medical, car repair.

  • Food and other necessary items from our Food Pantry

  • Clothing assistance

  • Camp Scholarships and other children learning activities


Persons who wish to apply for YCSA assistance may do so at the YCSA Family Services Program office. YCSA is now administering the General Assistance for the Town of York to qualified families and individuals based on income and residency in the town of York. Assistance includes:


  • Housing

  • Electricity

  • Personal Care & Household Supplies

  • RX

  • Fuel Assistance (September to May)


The General Assistance Administrator must issue a written decision within 24 hours of receiving an application.

Please note:

If you qualified for the Property Fairness Tax Credit on your Maine 1040 income tax return, you may be eligible for up to $450 back from the Town of York. If you didn’t file taxes because your income didn’t warrant it, you may still be eligible. This program runs until June 15th.

Please call the General Assistance Program at

YCSA to apply or for more information.




  • York County Community Action Corp (YCCAC)

    • Connects people in need with programs and services that offer help through financial assistance, referrals, education Financial Assistance:
      and advocacy. Please contact the Kittery office case manager at 207.439.2699.

    • Fuel Assistance: LIHEAP - Fuel Assistance for York County. YCSA can help you schedule your appointment or you can go to yccac.org/index.php/energy-programs/liheap


  • Department of Health and Human Services in Maine | toll-free number | 1.800.442.6003


  • Maine Resource Directory can be reached by dialing 211. The 211 directory is a list of resources in the area you are seeking assistance.



In an emergency, please call 911 or York Police at 207.363.4444