2-1-1 Maine

February 27, 2015

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.

Maine Responds Emergency Health Volunteer System

March 31, 2015

Maine Responds is an online registration system for  public health, healthcare and emergency response volunteers for the State of Maine. Volunteer information is entered into a single database that can coordinate the need for volunteers across county, regional and state lines.

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Health Insurance Marketplace Special Enrollment Period

February 23, 2015

This Special Enrollment Period is for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes.

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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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