Welcome to CAPIC

The mission of CAPIC is to identify and address the needs, problems and concerns of those in poverty and to enable the individually poor to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. In fulfilling its mission, CAPIC will actively stimulate the creation and promotion of the processes and programs necessary to identify and eradicate poverty.
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Tax Preparation Volunteers Needed

October 9, 2014

CAPIC is seeking volunteer tax counselors to help low-income taxpayers prepare their tax returns and claim eligible tax credits. No experience necessary to become a volunteer. Help low-income families in Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. Trainings scheduled for Devember & January. If interested, contact us at info@capicinc.org or call (617) 884-6130.

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CAPIC Fuel Assistance Season

September 17, 2014

CAPIC’s Fuel Assistance Program is open for the 2014-2015 season. Clients who received assistance last winter will be mailed an application package for this year’s program. New clients need to make an appointment to apply and can call 617-884-6130 to schedule a date.

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Space Heater Fire Safety

February 3, 2014

Sixty-three (63) space heater fires were reported to the Office of the State
Fire Marshal between 2007 and 2011. While these fires are not frequent, they are deadly. One of every 11 space heater fires causes a fatality. These fires caused six civilian deaths, 12 civilian injuries, 16 fire service injuries and an estimated dollar loss of $3.9 million.The average dollar loss for a space heater fire is $61,169. Twenty-two percent (22%) of these fires were caused when combustible materials such as bedding, magazines, newspapers, clothing or furniture were too close to the heater, and another 5% were caused when rugs, carpets or mats were under or too close to the heater.

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CAPIC Receives Boston Foundation Grant

January 7, 2014
"CAPIC has been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the Boston Foundation," Robert Repucci, Executive Director said today.
According to Robert Repucci, the grant will be used for emergency energy assistance for eligible residents of Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop.
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