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Community Benefits and Resources

Child Care

Finding Child Care

Paying for Child Care

Domestic Violence

Caring Unlimited – York County’s domestic violence program.

Through These Doors – Domestic violence resources and advocacy.

Driver’s License

Maine motor vehicle office nearest you

Proving Maine Residency

Proof of legal presence


Homework Help – Pages Made for Kids – Maine Facts & Government, Maine Weather, Nature, & Wildlife, Maine Agriculture & Food, History, Safety, Science

K-12 Education – Schools, School Districts, State Standards & Assessment, Student Data, Home Schooling, Special Education, English as a Second Language

Education & Technology – State Programs & Initiatives, Assistive Technology

Food Assistance

SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Good Shepard Food Bank – Maine

Preble Street – Portland

Biddeford Food Pantry – Biddeford

Formula Resources

Guide to Hunger Assistance Resources


Mainecare – Provides free and low-cost health insurance and other help affording health care for people who meet certain requirements, such as income, age, or medical condition.

Medicare – Federal program that covers most seniors and many people with disabilities.

Maine State Health Insurance Assistance Program – Provide information and answer your questions about Medicare, Medicare Advantage, MaineCare, Medigap and other programs and benefits that supplement Medicare.

MaineHealth – Network of hospitals and clinics throughout Maine.

Northern Light Mercy Hospital – Hospital and network of clinics throughout Greater Portland

Housing and Utility

Fighting Housing Insecurity with Support & Resources 

Connecting Households to Utility Assistance Programs

Register to Vote

You may register to vote at your town office, through any Motor Vehicle branch office, through most state and federal social service agencies, or at voter registration drives. Completed voter registration cards may be hand delivered or mailed to your town office or the Secretary of State. Maine Voter Guide for more information about how to register.


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