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Maine State and Local Level Referrals

When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.

Please contact us with questions or corrections.

For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.

Access & DisabilitiesDisaster UnemploymentInsurance
Aging ServicesEnvironmentLegal Services
Agricultural AidEssential NeedsRoadside Assistance 
Animals/PetsFamily & Protective ServicesStudents
CitizenshipFinancial AssistanceTax Preparation
Consumer ServicesHealth Care ServicesVeterans Services
ContractorsHousingVital Statistics
Crisis CounselingIdentity TheftVolunteer

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Maine State and Local Level Referrals

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CategoryEntityType of AssistanceTelephone Number
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilitiesDisability Resources - MaineInformation on state and public resources for citizens with disabilities. 877-353-3771     
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilitiesBureau of Rehabilitation ServicesInformation on state and public resources for citizens with disabilities who wish to return to work. 207-623-6799
TTY Maine Relay 711
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilitiesDisability Services - Deaf & Hard of Hearing DivisionCounseling, training, communications devices, and interpreter services.207-623-7958
TTY: 207-623-7998
Aging ServicesMaine Aging and Disability ServicesThis service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organization.207-287-9200
Hotline: 888-568-1112
Adult Protective Services:
800-624-8404
TTY Maine Relay 711
Aging ServicesSouthern Maine Agency on AgingThis service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organization.  Information and referrals, services, counseling, education, and advocacy. Online directory for local offices.Online directory for local offices
877-353-3771
TTY: 800-439-1789
Aging Services211 MaineThis service links those who need assistance with state and local resources.  Online directory of services.2-1-1
Text zip code to 898-211
In-State and TTY: 866-811-5695
Out-of-State: 877-463-6207
Agricultural AidMaine State USDA Farm Service AgencyUSDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine.207-990-9140
800-432-7342
Agricultural AidMaine USDA Rural DevelopmentUSDA Rural Development provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgages, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, loans for repairs and mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas. 207-990-9160
TTY: 207-942-7331
Online directory for local offices
Consumer ServicesMaine Office of the Attorney General - Consumer Info Information on price gouging and consumer complaint services.207-626-8849
In state: 800-436-2131 
ContractorsMaine Office of the Attorney General - Consumer Info/ContractorsConsumer information on construction, home construction warnings, complaints and lawsuits.207-626-8849
In state: 800-436-2131 
ContractorsMaine Professional and Financial RegulationContractor's license verification and consumer complaints services.207-624-8500
TTY: 711
ContractorsPlumbers, electricians, oil burner technicians, and installers of mobile and modular homes are licensed in Maine  
Crisis CounselingMaine Suicide Crisis Hotline24-hour and toll-free suicide prevention service available to all those in suicidal crisis who are seeking help. Directory of crisis lines and mental health resources.Emergency: 911
Hotline Referral: 888-568-1112
Online directory for local offices
Crisis CounselingTri-County Mental Health Services 24-hour and toll-free suicide prevention service available to all those in suicidal crisis who are seeking help.  Serving Central and Western Maine.Emergency: 911
888-304-4673
Crisis Line: 888-568-1112
Disaster Specific  InformationMaine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)State Emergency Management updates, notifications, plans and public guidance. Web referral only:
http://www.maine.gov/mema/
Disaster Unemployment AssistanceMaine Department of Labor - Unemployment BenefitsWhen Disaster Unemployment Assistance is activated, the agency will provide disaster information.  This assistance provides weekly benefit payments to those out of work due to the disaster, including self-employed persons, farm and ranch owners, and others not covered under regular unemployment insurance programs.800-593-7660
 
Essential NeedsMaine Department of Health & Human ServicesApplication assistance for food assistance and services.  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, and other state financial assistance. 207-624-4168
800-442-6003
TTY Maine relay 711
Essential NeedsMaine Department of Health & Human Services: Women, Infants and Children (WIC) ProgramWIC is a nutrition program.  Nutrition evaluation and monthly vouchers to receive free supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, cheese, milk, eggs, peanut butter and dried beans.207-287-3991
800-437-9300 In state
TTY: 711
Family & Protective ServicesMaine Child and Family Services Individuals concerned with children at risk for abuse and neglect. Emergency: 911 
800-452-1999
207-624-7900
Crisis Hotline: 888-568-1112
TTY:  711 
Family & Protective ServicesMaine Adult Protective Services and GuardianshipIndividuals concerned with possible elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation.Emergency: 911
800-624-8404
207-287-3492 out of state/after hrs
TTY: 711 
Financial AssistanceMaine Department of Health and Human Services: FamiliesInformation on filing for state financial assistance including Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF) and other emergency assistance programs..207-287-3707
TTY Main Relay 711
Health Care ServicesMaine Department of Health & Human Services: Medicaid
Referrals to local state assisted medical facilities and information on how to apply for Medicaid.
207-287-9200
Hotline: 888-568-1112 
TTY Maine Relay 711
Information & ReferralState of MaineMaine's Official State Website. Links to all State Departments and Agencies.Web referral only:
www.maine.gov
InsuranceMaine Bureau of Insurance
General insurance information and fraud reporting services.
207-624-8475 
In state: 800-300-5000
TTY: 711
Legal ServicesMaine State Bar Association - Lawyer Referral
Information and referrals to attorneys providing legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.800-860-1460
207-622-1460
Legal ServicesPine Tree Legal Assistance - State Legal Aid Look Up
Information and referrals to attorneys providing free and reduced fee legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.Online links to programs
Tax PreparationMaine Revenue ServicesState tax information assistance207-626-8475
General: 207-624-9784
Veterans ServicesMaine Bureau of Veterans' Services Information regarding veteran benefits including pensions, medical care, home loans, burial, and life insurance.
207-430-6035
Vital StatisticsMaine Bureau of Motor VehiclesDuplicate drivers licenses, auto registrations and title services.
207-624-9000
TTY: 711
Vital StatisticsMaine Office of Health Data & Program Mgmt - Maine Vital RecordsReplacement birth/death/marriage certificates and other vital document services.207-287-3181
844-664-9491 
VolunteerVOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY  

Referrals Last Updated: April 2021

Last updated September 18, 2021