Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP)


1509 Hancock Street
Quincy MA 2169


Phone: (617) 479-8181
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Website: http://www.qcap.org

QCAP is a non-profit, multi-service agency serving low to moderate-income families and individuals.

SERVICE AREA:
Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, Milton, Hull, and surrounding Norfolk County and South Shore communities.

DESCRIPTION/MISSION:
QCAP’s mission: “Through public and private partnerships, we endeavor to assist families and individuals in our communities to improve the quality of their lives by minimizing the effects of poverty, promoting self-sufficiency and advocating for social change.”

SERVICES:
HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START
(617) 479-8181 x 355
Early care and education programs for income eligible children birth to 5 years, and their families. Provides comprehensive services including education, social services, health/mental health, nutrition, and parent involvement activities. This program serves Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, Milton and Hull.

COMMUNITY CARE FOR KIDS
(617) 471-6473, (800) 637-2011 (Quincy Office)
(508) 732-3130 (Plymouth Office)
A Child Care Resource and Referral agency serving 20 South Coastal towns from Quincy to Plymouth. Services include childcare information and referral, child care voucher management, child care provider training and technical assistance, and Community Partnerships for Children child care scholarship management. Visit the Community Care for Kids website at www.semaccrr.org/ccfk.

CHILD & FAMILY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMS
(617) 471-6473
Community Partnerships for Children (CPC): QCAP is the lead agency for CPC programs in Quincy and Braintree, and provides funding for preschool child care, quality improvement funds for child care providers, and coordination of early care and education services in the community.
Quincy Family Network (QFN): A partnership of Quincy parents and agencies working together to provide family educational programs, play groups, support services, and information and referrals for Quincy families with children under the age of four.

HOUSING PROGRAMS
(617) 479-8181
Includes affordable housing development and property management, housing rehabilitation services, First Time Homebuyer education and down payment assistance, mortgage foreclosure and equity conversion counseling program, counseling for Homeowners, Landlords and Tenants, housing search and stabilization services for homeless and near homeless families, emergency rental assistance. This program serves Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, Milton and other towns in Norfolk County.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE
(617) 479-8181 x 301
Fuel Assistance, Emergency Heating System Repair, Energy Conservation including home weatherization, appliance audits, and enrollment in utility discount programs. These programs serve Quincy Weymouth Braintree and Milton.

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (ABE)
(617) 479-8181 x387

ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL)
(617) 479-8181 x386
For adults 18 and older. Curriculum includes basic literacy to GED preparation and four levels of English-Language instruction from beginner to advanced. Day and evening classes. Classes are provided free of charge.

LEARNING LINKS TECHNOLOGY CENTER
(617) 479-8181 x383
Free computer and Internet access, computer instruction and individual tutoring for low-income residents of Braintree, Milton, Quincy, Weymouth and surrounding communities.