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Are you interested in volunteering for Yarmouth Cares About Neighbors (YCAN)?

Call YCAN at 207-838-2261 or email us ( with details about ways in which you would like to help meet the needs of the Yarmouth, Maine community.

You are also welcome to attend our meetings.  Meeting information is listed on the left side of this page, below the WHO AND WHAT IS YCAN header.

Here are the kinds of things our community could use help with:

  • Help with communications and public relations
  • Help with community event planning
  • Help with the Community Food Pantry, Project Holiday, the Rides Program, Operation Bundle-Up, and/or Aging in Place
  • Contacting resources to ensure accuracy in theYarmouth Resource Guide
  • The Rides Program is looking for volunteer drivers to take people who cannot drive to local shopping areas, banks, the YMCA, medical appointments, etc. If you are interested, please contact Jean Rafford via e-mail at or by phone at (207) 329-7295.
  • Organizing or participating in a fuel assistance or food fundraising event
  • Supporting a family or individual for Project Holiday
  • Helping wrap presents for Project Holiday
  • Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to housebound clients in Yarmouth, Falmouth, Cumberland, North Yarmouth, and Freeport. Volunteers use their own vehicle (mileage is reimbursed) to deliver meals each week for an hour-and-a-half. If interested, please contact Meals on Wheels between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 846-6693.

For the most current service needs, please contact YCAN at 207-838-2261.