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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Christine Hufnagel

Christine Hufnagel LCSW, CADC Director of Family Services

As the Director of Family Services for Community Concepts, Christine Hufnagel oversees multiple programs supporting families including child welfare, substance abuse, mental health and parenting/child relationships. Christine has been with Community Concepts since 2000, when she moved to Maine. Prior to …

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