Advocate for Affordable Housing

Community Concepts is calling attention to the possibility of major cuts to a variety of low income housing programs in coordination with a national campaign aimed at keeping a roof over the heads of struggling families.

Community Concepts joins with the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s Our Homes, Our Voices campaign to urge increases in …

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Sun Journal Highlights CEO on State Government Shutdown

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

PARIS — Shawn Yardley, CEO of Community Concepts, a social service agency serving Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin counties, remembers the two-week shutdown in 1991 when he worked for the state as regional director of child welfare.

“We were told they couldn’t share (shutdown) plans because it would seem like the executive …

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Melissa Green

Melissa Green – Homeownership Center Manager

Melissa is the HomeOwnership Center Manager and has been with Community Concepts for over sixteen years. Throughout this time she has worked in multiple arenas within the organization including rental housing, transportation, and homeownership counseling and education. Melissa has an Associate’s Degree …

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Kevin Leonard

Kevin Leonard – Manager Housing Improvement Services, Energy, ReHab & Lead

Kevin Leonard is the Manager of Housing Improvement Service, Energy, Rehab and Lead Inspection for Community Concepts. He began with the agency in 1999 as an auditor to assist with the REACH program, then moved to a …

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Candace Sanborn

Candace Sanborn, Chief Marketing Officer

Candace has over 25 years of branding, media, and communication strategy experience in a variety of industries. She owned her own firm, Encompass Marketing, for 15 years and most recently held the position of VP of Marketing for Provider Power. Candace is a long-time supporter of non-profits …

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