Support in the Community
The Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS) oversees several community support services.
Community Support Services are resources for elders and adults whom wish to reside in their communities but may not meet financial or functional eligibility for Medicaid services.
Community Services include, but are not limited to: family caregiver supports, health insurance counseling, nutrition services, outreach, information and assistance, senior employment, public education and legal services.
Services are provided through various local contracts with agencies such as the Aging and Disability Resources Center’s of Maine, Legal Services for the Elderly, Maine 211, Long Term Care Ombudsman, Goodwill, and Alpha One.