Community Outreach

More information on any or all of these topics can be found at your local public library.

General Assistance Program
Each town has a General Assistance Program to help people in emergencies. You may be eligible even if you work or receive other benefits. Local Government: Your Resource for County, City, & Town Information Information.
Maine 211
Finding the answers to health and human services information and resources is as quick and easy as dialing 2-1-1 or logging onto 211maine.org.
Maine Community Action Programs
The Maine Community Action Programs are a group of agencies created to provide local organization to efforts which empower low-income people to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.
Office of Integrated Access and Support
Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) links to sites for help with Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), child support, and food stamps among other topics.
The United Way
The United Way works to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Program focuses on helping families, businesses, agricultural enterprises, and communities address current issues in a way that ensures a viable future for their children and grandchildren.