Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP) is a leading private nonprofit organization in the Greater Quincy area dedicated to reducing poverty and helping low-income people achieve self-sufficiency. QCAP was incorporated in 1965 and is one of 24 Community Action Agencies in Massachusetts. QCAP serves approximately 17,000 unduplicated people annually. Our service area includes Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, Milton, Hull and surrounding Norfolk County and South Shore Communities. (For individuals and families outside of this area, find the Community Action Agency nearest to you at Massachusetts Association for Community Action - MASSCAP.)
QCAP delivers multiple services that are designed to support people in crisis, as well as provide low-income households with a path for reaching economic self-sufficiency. QCAP's programs are focused on:
- Preserving existing and creating new affordable housing options
- Improving the energy efficiency of low-income households
- Preparing young children for success in school and beyond
- Providing parents with quality early education and care options so they can work or pursue education and training
- Helping adults improve their education and job skills so they can get good jobs that pay a living wage
- Supporting households in crisis and working with them to stabilize their living situation
- Helping adults manage their money and save towards an asset such as a home, education or small business
- Helping low income people increase their incomes and move towards financial self-sufficiency.
QCAP Hosts First Time Homebuyer Workshop
Quincy Community Action Programs (QCAP) is pleased to again host a comprehensive workshop designed for first time homebuyers.
QCAP’s next First Time Homebuyer Workshop will be held in 2 sessions: Thursday, September 27th in the evening from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 29th from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 1509 Hancock Street in the 4th floor conference room at the back of the building. The workshop will focus on all aspects of the homebuying process including information about various government loans and will have speakers including a mortgage lender, real estate broker, real estate attorney, home inspector and home insurance agent.
Attendees must attend the entirety of both classes in order to receive a certificate of attendance. The cost is $30 per person. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please do not register if you are not certain you can attend the entirety of both sessions as refunds cannot be processed after September 17, 2012. Please register here on our website or contact Susan Fitzpatrick at x300 to sign up.