Community Resources

We’ve compiled a list of resources and links to assistance programs available during the current COVID-19 health crisis.

 

General Assistance

Call 211, email info@211maine.org or visit 211Maine.org for a local directory of services, including financial assistance, food resources, housing, health care services, and child care.

 

Food Assistance 

Cumberland County Food Security CouncilCommunity leaders and local organizations connecting people to resources

Good Shepherd Food Bank Map Find food at hunger relief agencies throughout Maine.

Portland Community Food Resource Guide

Portland Food Map Directory of takeout and delivery in and around Portland, along with other helpful resources

Wayside Food ProgramsSouthern Maine hunger relief organization providing community resource information

Community Outreach Services Food and fuel assistance for residents of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel

Text 1-800-548-6479 with your zip code for food assistance in your area

 

Rental Assistance

We encourage you to reach out to your landlord/mortgage lender

MaineHousing rental assistance programs

Pine Tree Legal Assistance Statewide organization providing free civil legal assistance, connecting people to resources about legal proceedings, utilities, unemployment benefits, rental housing and eviction related to COVID-19

 

Town Assistance 

Real Estate Tax deferments and payment dates vary by town. Utilize these references or contact your town tax assessor

Falmouth: https://www.falmouthme.org/ | https://www.falmouthme.org/emergency-management/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-1

Portland: https://www.portlandmaine.gov/ | https://www.portlandmaine.gov/135/Assessor  | https://www.portlandmaine.gov/145/Tax-Relief

Scarborough: http://www.scarboroughmaine.org/

South Portland: https://www.southportland.org/ | https://www.southportland.org/files/8615/8438/9685/South_Portland_-_List_of_Remote_Services.pdf

Standish: https://www.standish.org/

Waterboro: http://www.waterboro-me.gov/alert_detail.php | http://www.waterboro-me.gov/information_center/index.php

Windham: https://www.windhammaine.us/

Yarmouth: https://ycan.info/ | https://yarmouth.me.us/