2-1-1 Maine

June 1, 2011

2-1-1 Maine is a comprehensive statewide directory of over 8,000 health and human services available in Maine. The toll free 2-1-1 hotline connects callers to trained call specialists who can help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Finding the answers to health and human services questions and locating resources is as quick and easy as dialing 2-1-1 or visiting www.211maine.org.

Vet to Vet Project

July 23, 2014

The Vet to Vet Project, a program of Southern Maine Agency on Aging, matches volunteers who are veterans themselves with veterans in York and Cumberland Counties who are aging or have disabilities. The volunteer visits the veteran in his or her home, chats and swaps stories, and provides much-needed companionship.

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Blueberry Rakers’ Center To Open In Washington County

July 23, 2014

Maine Department of Labor staff are again partnering with other governmental and community service organizations to host the Rakers’ Center in Washington County. The official opening is August 4, and the hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Summer Food Service Program

July 8, 2014

The Summer Food Service Program provides meals at no cost during the summer months to make sure children can get the nutritious meals they need while school is in summer recess. Breakfast, lunch and dinner may be served at local area schools to children 18 years of age and younger.

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Ticks In Maine

June 17, 2014

Tick season is here. Ticks cause a variety of diseases in Maine, including Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, and Powassan.  More than 1,375 cases of Lyme disease were reported statewide in 2013, a record high.  

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University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Military Families

May 27, 2014

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension invites military families to 4-H Science Fun at four libraries across the state. Each library will offer different science activities. The event is open to all youth, ages 5-13 years old.

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VolunteerMaine Has New Website

May 22, 2014

VolunteerMaine has a new website to explore volunteer opportunities, find out about organizations needing volunteers, events information, disaster response  information and the Day of Caring information.  Visit the new VolunteerMaine website to login and join the volunteer network.

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Special Enrollment for 2014 Health Coverage

April 16, 2014

Open enrollment is over but you may still have an option to get health coverage through the Marketplace. You can buy a private health plan through the Marketplace only if you have a qualifying life event.

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