Category: Health & Safety

Medical Bills

Tips Regarding Medical Bills You Receive If: You have medical bills that you cannot pay OR They are bills you believe are not accurate AND: You are preparing to file for asylum but do not yet have your… Read More

Mental Health & Therapy

For crisis call 774-HELP (4357): Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year Greater Portland Health  180 Park Avenue 207-874-2141 Primary care, interpreters available Gateway Community Services 999 Forest Avenue, Suite 7 207-536-1590 Case management and counseling… Read More

Car Seats

Maine Child Passenger Safety Maine Car Seat Program (document) Safety seat distribution sites: Located throughout the State of Maine, these sites provide child safety seats to families meeting WIC income guidelines. Parents are taught to properly fit the… Read More

Pregnancy & Birth

The Community Doula Birth Program is actively seeking pregnant woman in need of a doula to support the pregnant mother and her partner during the birth. Information about their low-cost program connecting doulas-in-training with low-income families is available on… Read More


Resources Portland Community Health Center Portland Public Schools Williston-Immanuel Church can sometimes provide up to $50 toward an eye exam through their Community Assistance Fund. Casco Bay Eye Care – each optometrist has a quota, so Portland Free… Read More


Community Dental 190 Park Avenue low cost/free preventative and emergency care 207-874-1028 Portland Family Dental 1006 Forest Avenue 207-797-3585 UNE Dental Hygiene Clinic 716 Stevens Avenue 207-797-8999 The Root Cellar Dental Clinic 94 Washington Avenue 207-774-3197 Only for… Read More

Primary Care

Greater Portland Health (Formerly Portland Community Health Center)  180 Park Avenue 207-874-2141 63 Preble Street (walk-ins only) Maine Medical Center 22 Bramhall Street 207-871-0111 Mercy Hospital 144 State Street 207-879-3040 Maine Medical Center Family Clinic 272 Congress Street… Read More