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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Belfast, ME


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Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (commonly called LIHEAP or HEAP) provides money to low income homeowners and renters to help pay heating costs. Eleven Community Action Programs distribute the funds throughout Maine, in most cases direct...
MaineCare (formerly Medicaid) is a "Federal/State" program, which provides assistance to people with limited resources. Specifically, MaineCare can help eligible Maine residents with their health care payments....
MaineCare provides free or low-cost health insurance for families with children and pregnant women....
The School Breakfast and Lunch Programs make nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals available to school children each school day. Over 92,000 schools offer lunches at school, and nearly 70,000 schools offer breakfast at school nationwide. Sch...
The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools that participate in the National School Lunch or School ...
The WIC Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are determined to be at nutritional risk. To ...
Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does a child's need for good nutrition. The Maine Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they ne...
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides food assistance benefits that help low income households buy the food they need for good health. The amount of food assistance benefits each household receives is based on the Thrifty Food Pla...
Maine TANF is financial assistance to keep children in their homes while the family is temporarily unable to support themselves. While receiving assistance, parents or caretaker relatives work on an employment plan to become self-supporting....
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Maine's eligibility requirements....
The Maine State Housing Authority operates the Weatherization and Central Heating Improvement Programs (CHIP) to finance energy related repairs for low income homeowners and renters. The programs are run through Maine's Community Action Program (CAP)...

Other Help & Aid Resources in Belfast, ME

Belfast, ME welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

Acadia Hospital

268 Stillwater Ave, Bangor, ME

(207) 973-6100

Acadia Recovery Community

179 Indiana Ave, Bangor, ME

(207) 973-6400

American Red Cross

45 Congress St, Belfast, ME

(207) 338-0473

American Red Cross

312 Broadway, Rockland, ME

(207) 594-4576

American Red Cross

900 Hammond St # B, Bangor, ME

(207) 941-2900

American Red Cross

75 State St, Ellsworth, ME

(207) 667-4737

Ask for Homecare

641 St George Rd, South Thomaston, ME

(207) 354-7077

Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

263 Main St, Bangor, ME

(207) 947-0092

Bangor Rescue Mission

126 3rd St, Bangor, ME

(207) 942-4161

Bcc Food Pantry

31 Elm St, Bucksport, ME

(207) 469-7907

Big Brothers Big Sisters

27 State St # 35, Bangor, ME

(207) 947-2063

Brain Injury Association of Maine

13 Washington St, Waterville, ME

(207) 861-9900

Broadreach Family & Comm Serv

5 Stephenson Ln, Belfast, ME

(207) 338-2200

Bucksport Senior Citizens

125 Broadway # 200, Bucksport, ME

(207) 469-3632

Camden Area Christian Food

128 Mount Battie St, Camden, ME

(207) 236-9790

Care Net Pregnancy Center

462 Old County Rd, Rockland, ME

(207) 594-1616

Casey Family Services

30 Summer St, Bangor, ME

(207) 973-2491

Catholic Charities ME

175 High St, Belfast, ME

(207) 338-6316

Child Care Opportunities Resources

18 Avery Ln, Ellsworth, ME

(207) 667-2995

Child Development Services of Knox

116 Tillson Ave, Rockland, ME

(207) 594-5933

Community Care

40 Summer St, Bangor, ME

(207) 945-4240

Community Health & Counseling

42 Cedar St, Bangor, ME

(207) 947-0366

Community Health & Counseling

415 Water St, Ellsworth, ME

(207) 667-3626

Curtis House

99 N Mountain Rd, Jefferson, ME

(207) 549-7576

Down East Aids Network

25 Pine St # A, Ellsworth, ME

(207) 667-3506