211 is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects people of all ages across Maine to local services. 211 Maine is based in Maine and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our Specialists are trained and friendly; they know we all need help sometimes. For assistance:
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AREA FOOD PANTRIES, WIC, SNAP
St. Matthew's Food Pantry
19 Dora Lane, Limerick, ME 04048
Pantry hours: 1st Monday 6pm - 7pm and every Tuesday 10am - noon
Serves the towns of Limerick, Newfield, Parsonsfield, and Parishioners of St. Matthew Church
Wakefield Food Pantry
1500 Wakefield Road, Sanbornville, NH 03872
Pantry hours: Every Wednesday from 10am - 1pm and 5pm - 7pm
Serves the towns of Wakefield, Brookfield, Milton, Newfield, and Effingham
York County Shelters Program Food Pantry
5 Swetts Bridge Road, Alfred, ME
Telephone: 207-324-1137 xt 103
Pantry hours: Tuesday and Friday noon - 3pm. Special arrangements can be made for people who are unable to go during those times.
Limington Orthodox Presbyterian Church
302 Sokokis Avenue, Limington, ME 04049
Pantry hours: 2nd Saturday of each month 9am - noon BY APPOINTMENT.
It Takes a Village 207
ITAV207 is a community outreach program. Maine neighbors helping Maine neighbors. Times are tough. It takes a village & ITAV207 wants to be “the village” for struggling Mainers. ITAV207 is run by Rebecca Jackson of Limington & Journey of Steep Falls.
No Bowl Empty 2 Pet food pantry
Nbe2 provides struggling Mainers with Pet food. No Bowl currently feeds over 2000 Maine Pets! NBE2 is run by Nadine Malloy in Waterboro.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-8255 or dial 988
SOUTHERN MAINE AGENCY ON AGING
MEALS ON WHEELS
Cumberland and York Counties:
Provided by the Southern Maine Agency on Aging, this program is more than just a meal; It is also a wellness check and friendly visit by trained staff and volunteers.
Sacopee Valley Health Center
202 Maple Street, Cornish
70 Main Street, Porter
Nasson Health Care
15 Oak Street, Springvale
York County Shelter Programs
147 Shaker Hill Road, Alfred
Caring Unlimited domestic violence program
1-800-239-7298 24 hour hotline
VETERAN PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Maine Homeless Veterans Alliance
Maine Homeless Veterans Alliance (MHVA) is making a difference one homeless or distressed veteran at a time ensuring a better tomorrow for every Veteran we cross paths with during our mission to find shelter for our Veterans. Once a Maine Veteran is housed MHVA furnishes their new home including a brand-new bed for each Veteran. MHVA also has volunteers who bring essentials to the homeless populations in Maine on a weekly basis.
US Department of Veterans Affairs
1-800-698-2411 main information line
Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 then press 1
OFFICE FOR FAMILY INDEPENDENCE
Information and applications for state programs such as Health Assistance (Mainecare & Cub Care), SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), Disability Determination Services, etc.
Office for Family Independence Home page
1-855-797-4357 7am - 4pm Monday through Friday
YORK COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION CORPORATION
6 Spruce Street, Sanford, ME 04073
YCCAC Services - WIC, Medical, Dental, Behavorial Health, Home Energy Assistance Programs, and more
The mission of York County Community Action Corporation is to alleviate the effects of poverty, attack its underlying causes, and to promote the dignity and self-sufficiency of the people of York County, Maine. We are driven by the belief that when our communities are strong, all of its members have opportunities to thrive— and, in turn, that when an individual achieves personal success and independence, our communities grow healthier, stronger, and more vibrant.