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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Lewiston, 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 Lewiston, ME

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

Abused Women's Advocacy Projct

484 Main St, Lewiston, ME

(207) 795-6744

Abused Womens Advocacy Project

332 Main St, Norway, ME

(207) 743-5806

Advocates For Children

57 Birch St # 204, Lewiston, ME

(207) 783-3990

Affinity

60 Pineland Dr # 207, New Gloucester, ME

(207) 688-8900

Aging Excellance

466 Main St, Lewiston, ME

(207) 376-3031

Aging Excellence

113 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME

(207) 729-0991

Alternative Services Community Home

51 Weston Rd, Turner, ME

(207) 225-5022

Alternative Services

35 South Ave, Lewiston, ME

(207) 777-1107

American Cancer Society

1 Main St # 300, Topsham, ME

(207) 373-3900

American Legion

49 Elm St, Mechanic Falls, ME

(207) 345-9587

American Red Cross United Valley Chapter

1180 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME

(207) 795-4004

American Red Cross

137 East Ave, Lewiston, ME

(207) 626-7837

American Red Cross

16 Community Dr, Topsham, ME

(207) 563-3299

Animal Welfare: Coastal Humane Society

30 Range Rd, Brunswick, ME

(207) 725-5051

Auburn Housing Authority: Director of Social Services

74 Lake Auburn Ave, Auburn, ME

(207) 783-6625

Autism Society of Maine

72 Main St # B, Winthrop, ME

(207) 377-9603

Big Brothers Big Sisters

85 Maine St, Brunswick, ME

(207) 729-7736

Brunswick Welfare Department

54 Cumberland St, Brunswick, ME

(207) 725-6661

Career Center S Paris

232 Main St, Norway, ME

(207) 743-7763

Catholic Charities Maine

270 Minot Ave # B, Auburn, ME

(207) 784-0157

CCTS

643 Lewiston Rd, Topsham, ME

(207) 725-0408

Chans Home Health Care

60 Baribeau Dr, Brunswick, ME

(207) 729-6782

Child Health Center

24 Falcon Dr, Auburn, ME

(207) 782-5437

Child Health Center

16 Madison Ave, Oxford, ME

(207) 743-7035

City of Lewiston: Social Services

Lewiston, ME

(207) 513-3130