Janie Sweeney, Family Services Manager

Office: 207.363.5504





  • Fuel Assistance

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

  • Medical Equipment (housed at the YCSA Thrift Store)

  • 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.

To schedule an appointment: Call Janie Sweeney at 207-363-5504 or email jsweeney@ycsame.org.
General hours of operation are 9 am – 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
Appointments are recommended.




  • 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

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Location: 855 US Rt. One, York, Maine 03909

Mailing Address: PO Box 180, York, Maine 03909