US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Statewide Service Directory
196 Lancaster Street
Department of Health and Human Services
151 Jetport Blvd., South Portland
309 Cumberland Avenue, #205
Courses, workshops, and counseling
Free cell phone and service for those who are income eligible
Preble Street Resource Center
5 Portland Street
Showers, laundry, case management, emergency food, mailing address
Laundry Love (Trinity Episcopal Church)
Wash Tub 2 at 449 Forest Ave, Portland (behind Burger King)
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
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.
Below are additional links to provide you with information to help your mentees with their new life in Maine:
Eligibility for public benefits – MEJP 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