Resources for Maine Veterans, Soldiers, and Their Famlies

Resources for Maine Veterans, Soldiers, and Their Famlies provides links to a variety of resources for Maine veterans and their families.

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Chaplains

  • (Army) Chaplain Gibson
    Phone: 207-626-7872
  • (Army) Chaplain Vigue
    Phone: 207-474-7178
  • (Army) Chaplain Weigelt
    Phone: 207-626-7872
  • (Army) Chaplain Sivret
    Phone:207-454-3942
  • The Maine Air National Guard maintains a full-time Chaplain Team. While the primary mission is to support the Airmen providing on-time refueling for US and Allied force aircraft, all requests for assistance will be prompty and courteously enquired into. If we cannot meet the need ourselves we will help the military member or their dependant resource those who can. The following are the Chaplain Teams' office phone numbers:
    • (Air) Chaplain Dickinson
      Phone: 990-7242 / 356-0674
    • (Air) Chaplain Bach
      Phone: 207-949-2659
    • DSN
      Phone: 207-698-7242
    • COM
      Phone: 207 356-7242
    • 24/7 CELL
      207 356-0674

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Counseling Services

  • Military OneSource Hotline: 1 800-342-9647
  • Army OneSource Hotline: 1 800-464-8107
  • Community Couseling Center Hotline: 207-874-1030
  • NAMI Maine Hotline: 1 800-464-5767
  • DHHS Office of Substance Abuse: Bill Lowenstein: 207-287-6484

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Department of Veteran's Affairs Resources in Maine

  • VA Resource List (PDF*)

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Education Opportunities and Education Benefits Office

  • Phone: 207-626-4370

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Help for Families

  • Center for Grieving Children
    Phone: 207-775-5216
  • Harland Turner Family Counseling/Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers:
    Phone: 207- 873-4253
  • Maine Army National Guard Family Program
    Toll Free Hotline: 1 888 365-9287
    Web site: Maine National Guard Family Assistance Center
  • Maine Army National Guard Medical Information and Resources
    Website Medical Information Links
  • Family Assistant Centers:
    Phone:1 888-365-9287
  • DHHS (Joan Smyrski)
    Phone: 207- 287-8769

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Hotlines

  • 2-1-1 Maine is part of a national movement to centralize and streamline access to health and human service information and resources. Just dial 211 or visit the 211 website at http://www.211maine.org/index.asp
  • A statewide crisis hotline connects callers to the crisis service provider in the area from which they are calling. This line is for ALL individuals in crisis to provide immediate, local assistance in any crisis situation.
    Statewide Crisis Hotline: 1-888-568-1112
  • Other Hotlines
    • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1 800-273-TALK (8255)
    • Military OneSource Hotline: 1 800-342-9647
    • Army OneSource Hotline: 1 800-464-8107
    • Community Couseling Center Hotline: 874-1030
    • NAMI Maine Hotline: 1 800-464-5767

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Medication Information


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Military Health Insurance

  • Martin's Point Health Care - the TRICARE network in Maine. Martin's Point is a diverse health care company that offers both health plans and primary care.
    Website: Martin's Point
    Martin's Point Phone: Tom Breault: 1 800-431-0777, x4458
    Tri-Care (TAMP) Phone: Sheri Corriveau: 626-4407
  • HealthNet Services: Deb O'Brien: 798-8800

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Re-Employment Issues

  • ESGR, MAJ Steve Hatt: 626-4282
  • US Department of Labor - VETS, Mr. John Guay: 753-9090

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Togus Mental Health Clinic

  • Phone: 1 877 421-8263

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Vaccine Information from U.S. CDC


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Veterans Centers

  • Maine has 5 Veterans Centers in the state, located in Caribou, Bangor, Lewiston, Portland and Sanford. These centers also offer Readjustment Counseling Service and have been in existence since 1979. This program provides readjustment counseling to any veteran who served in a war zoneand their family as it pertains to the Veteran's readjustment issues.
  • Veterans who were sexually assaulted or harassed while on ACTIVE DUTY are also served.
  • Bereavement services to the immediate family members of any serviceperson killed on active duty is also provided.
  • Below is a phone list of the centers; vets can call for an appointment and are seen quickly:
    • Bangor
      Ralph Grover, Team Leader
      207 947-3391
    • Caribou
      Charles Smith, Team Leader
      207 496-3900
    • Lewiston
      Roy Driver, Team Leader
      207 783-0068
    • Portland
      Patricia Riker, Team Leader
      207 780-3584
    • Sanford
      Amy Marcotte, Team Leader
      207 490-1513

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VA/Maine Veterans Services

  • VA Togus
    • Jim Doherty - Phone: 207-623-5714
    • Jim Hammond/Bobbie Hayden/Kathy Russen - Phone: 623-8411
  • VA Benefits Office
    • Charles Pervier -  Phone: 1 877-421-8263, x4939
    • Lisa Green - Phone: 1 877-421-8263, x5062
  • Bureau of Veterans Services

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