Category: General

Statewide Mentoring Groups

Name Coverage Area Contact Info Capital Area New Mainers Project Augusta Welcoming Immigrants, Our New Neighbors Biddeford Cheryl Dearman Mills Midcoast New Mainers Support Group Bath-Brunswick Carol Kalajainen Welcoming the Stranger Greater Portland Hopeful Links Greater… Read More

General Assistance

Overview This document from Family Promise provides an excellent overview of General Assistance. 2019 – Notice to Appear Rule The Governor of Maine announced a new rule about General Assistance (GA) on July 18, 2019. This new rule… Read More

ASPIRE Sanctions

ASPIRE is the education, training, and work program that most parents getting TANF must do. Fedcap is the organization that runs ASPIRE in Maine. There may be a case where FedCap imposes a sanction on a TANF recipient…. Read More

DHHS – Communicating with

When to call If you’ve called DHHS, you’ve noticed that the wait times are crazy (1 to 2 hours). We recommend that you call first thing in the morning, not on a Monday or beginning of the month…. Read More

Sewing Program

If you know someone interested in sewing, there’s a professional stitcher program in Westbrook.


US Citizenship and Immigration Services 2-1-1 Statewide Service Directory (877) 463-6207 General Assistance 196 Lancaster Street (207) 775-7911 Department of Health and Human Services 151 Jetport Blvd., South Portland (207) 822-2000 ProsperityME 309 Cumberland Avenue, #205 (207) 797-7890… Read More

Photo Release

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