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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
Courses, workshops, and counseling

Safelink
Free cell phone and service for those who are income eligible

Preble Street Resource Center
5 Portland Street
(207) 775-0026
Showers, laundry, case management, emergency food, mailing address

Laundry Love (Trinity Episcopal Church)
Wash Tub 2 at 449 Forest Ave, Portland (behind Burger King)
(207) 772-7421
Free Washing, Drying, Detergent and dryer sheets!
NOTE: The dates and times are potentially not consistent. As of this writing, there is one scheduled for Weds, Feb 9th, 2022 and it’s not clear if there are others.

The Opportunity Alliance
50 Lydia Lane, South Portland
(207) 523-5049
Case management and crisis intervention and prevention

Family Crisis Services
(207) 874-1973 or 1-800-537-6066

After school and summer enrichment programs for students in grades 3-8.

(207) 854-9700

Below are additional links to provide you with information to help your mentees with their new life in Maine:
Eligibility for public benefits РMEJP Note: once asylum seekers have applied for asylum and received notice, they are eligible for food stamps and TANF until their employment authorization comes through, about 6 months.

Working with English Language Learners

New Mainers Resource Center Guide – 10-5-16