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.

Lewiston-Auburn CA$H Coalition “FOR LOVE OR MONEY”

January 30, 2015

The Lewiston-Auburn CA$H Coalition is sponsoring a one night event for couples on February 11, 2015 featuring financial education topics, speakers, light refreshments  and a door prize for an overnight stay for two at the Lewiston Hampton Inn.

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AARP Free Tax Preparation

January 16, 2015

AARP  provides confidential free tax preparation, answers tax questions, and files electronic forms; help is available for those who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit; sites are operational through April 15;  arrangements can be made to assist homebound disabled persons.

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CA$H Maine

January 7, 2015

Prepare and file your federal and state income taxes for free. Save your hard earned money this year by filing your incomes taxes at a CA$H Maine free tax preparation site or file for free online.

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New Portland DHHS Office Opens January 26, 2015

January 6, 2015

On January 26, the DHHS office in Portland opens at 151 Jetport Boulevard. The new location replaces the office at 161 Marginal Way in Portland. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and the phone number is 207-822-2000.

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Keep ME Warm Accepting Donations

January 2, 2015

Keep ME Warm, a partnership  of Maine’s United Ways  and Community Action Programs, provides emergency heating assistance  to those who may not be eligible for limited federal, state or local fuel assistance programs and have  to choose between heating their homes and and basic needs.  You can help by making a donation to KeepMEWarm.

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Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act Begins

November 13, 2014

The Affordable Care Act Marketplace open enrollment for 2015 coverage begins on November 15, 2014 and ends on February 15, 2014. There are many dates and deadlines for enrollment  as well as multiple ways to enroll.

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Flu Season Is Here

October 20, 2014

The 2014-2015 flu season has arrived.  The flu can be a serious disease. Older adults, young children, people with certain chronic health conditions and pregnant women are at greater risk for serious complications.

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