Maine Resources

General Resources

  • 211 Maine (2-1-1 | 866-811-5695 toll-free 877-463-6207 toll-free, out of state
    • A statewide directory of over 8,000 health and human services available in Maine, including senior services, medical loan closets, and home care services. The toll-free hotline connects callers to trained call specialists who provide help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Adult Protective Services & Guardianship (APS) (207-287-9200 800-624-8404 24-hour hotline)
    • APS provides education about and investigates allegations of elder abuse and neglect. If you or someone you know is being abused, neglected, exploited or is unsafe, call APS to make a confidential report.
    • The ADA will have a plethora of information related to disability laws, senior laws, up to date disability news and much more!
  • Maine-General: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation 
  • Maine-Blind: Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Health Resources

  • State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (207-287-3707)
    • DHHS provides health care and social services to those in need, including children, families, older Mainers, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness or substance use disorders. It offers a wide range of programs from MaineCare health insurance, child support payments, water testing, disease control and background checks.
  • Consumers for Affordable Health Care (CAHC) (800-965-7476)
    • Consumers for Affordable Health Care is a nonprofit advocacy organization committed to helping all Maine residents obtain quality, affordable health care. It offers a consumer assistance helpline and comprehensive information about available health care options in Maine.

Home- and Community-Based Resources

  • Aroostook Agency on Aging (Aroostook County) (207-764-3396 | 800-439-1789
  • Eastern Area Agency on Aging (Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Washington counties) (207-941-2865 | 800-432-7812
  • SeniorsPlus (Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties) (207-795-4010 | 800-427-1241
  • Spectrum Generations (Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Somerset and Waldo counties, Brunswick and Harpswell) (800-639-1553 | 800-464-8703 TTY
  • Southern Maine Agency on Aging (Cumberland, except Brunswick and Harpswell; and York counties) (207-396-6500 | 800-427-7411
  • Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine (207-213-6125)
    • The Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine is a statewide nonprofit trade association that supports the need for affordable, accessible, quality home care and hospice services throughout the state for its citizens.

Transportation Resources

  • Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) (800-977-6740 | 7-1-1 TTY)
    • NET is a MaineCare program that works with transportation brokers to provide rides to covered services.
  • Rides in Sight (855-607-4337 toll-free.)
    • Rides in Sight provides information about senior transportation options in local communities throughout the United States. Visit its website or call the hotline to access the data. The hotline is available Monday–Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time (excluding holidays).

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