Monday, November 22, 2010

Maine Assistance Programs

Hello all;
I (Michelle)just found a page that lists many financially related needs assistance programs within Maine.
I did not know that Maine had a Low Income Refrigerator Replacement program.  Many older refrigerators use up much more electricity than many of the newer models. 
The site didn't give links to all of the programs they mention such as the refrigerator program, however. We have mentioned some of them here. The refrigerator program has not been linked in the past so here so here it is now:

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

United Way of Eastern Maine

I (Lauren) have always know about United way to see what the offer, they are partnered with several agencies in the area, such as:
The following 42 agencies are working with us to focus on the community's most critical issues and deliver quality health and human services to those who need it most.

Acadia Community Association
Amicus/Edward Bouchea Center For Learning
Bangor Area Homeless Shelter
Bangor Area Visiting Nurses
Bangor Y
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine
Broadreach Family & Community Services
Bucksport Area Childcare Center
Charlotte White Center
Community Health and Counseling Services
Downeast AIDS Network
Downeast Family YMCA
Downeast Health Services
Eastern Area on Aging­­
Eastern Maine Home Care­­
Faith in Action
Families and Children Together
Good Samaritan Agency
Greater Old Town Communities that Care
Healthy Acadia
The Housing Foundation
KidCare America
Legal Services for the Elderly
Literacy Volunteers of America-Bangor
Literacy Volunteers of Waldo County
Maine Mental Health Connections
My Friend's Place
­New Hope For Women
The Next Step
Old Town-Orono YMCA
Parents are Teachers Too
Piscataquis Regional YMCA
Shaw House
Shaw HouseSpectrum Generations
Spruce Run Association
Spurwink Services
United Cerebral Palsy of Northeastern Maine
University of Maine Center on Aging
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Washington Hancock Community Agency
Wellspring, Inc.
Womancare/Aegis Association

Its great to see partnrships between different agencies! There website is seeing all of these agencies I know of many new things I want to look at and will post soon!

Mabel Wadsworth

I (Lauren) found this place for women's health! Their e-mail is they have many different services for women. There vision is: Knowledge about our bodies and our sexuality, Resources and clinical services offered in an environment of support and concern, A network that acknowledges our common experiences as women, A focal point for our energy in the enhancement and celebration of women’s lives, A feminist organization in Maine for the enrichment of all people .
This is great a place where women can go and receive help!