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AGING AT HOME ORGANIZATIONS

  • Age Friendly Resource Guide

https://www.portlandmaine.gov/DocumentCenter/View/24379/Portland-Age-Friendly-Resource-Guide[copy available in resource folder]

  • No Place Like Home

Aging in place, serving Arundel, Kennebunk, and Kennebunkport communities

207-558-2270

Email: nplhmaine@gmail.com

https://www.nplhmaine.org/

 

  • Age Friendly Saco

207-710-5029

Email: AgeFriendlySaco@gmail.com

https://www.sacomaine.org/boards_and_committees/age_friendly_saco.php

 

  • Aging in Place – Cumberland

290 Tuttle Road

Cumberland, ME 04021

207-829-2208

E-mail:AIP@cumberlandmaine.com

https://aipcumberland.org/

 

CAREGIVERS

  • AARP Resource Guide for Caregivers

https://aarp-states.brightspotcdn.com/d7/23/7613efa2418a82ed6b063741f209/844205-care-me-caregivers-resource-guide-final-web.pdf

  • Caregivers Support

855-260-3274

  • Department of Defense Warrior Care—Caregivers

https://warriorcare.dodlive.mil/caregiver-resources/

  • Elizabeth Dole Foundation

elizabethdolefundation.org

Hidden Heroes Fund

 

  • Embrace-A-Vet

Embrace-A-Vet caregivers program, monthly Lunch and Learn, Topsham

https://embraceavet.org/caregiver-support/

  • Southern Maine Agency on Aging

136 US Rt. 1

Scarborough, ME 04074

207-396-6500

1-800-427-7411

TTY DIAL 711

https://www.smaaa.org/

SMAA Services

Caregiver respite and support programs;

Adult Day Centers; and

Resource specialist (can help with many questions related to aging)

 

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Resources that might lend a helping hand if short on finances.

Finances

  • Unemployment benefits

http://www.ptla.org/unemployed-worker-benefits

  • Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services

The website provides links to several organizations that offer financial assistance and emergency funding.

https://www.maine.gov/veterans/resources/index.html

  • Veterans Emergency Financial Assistance Program (VEFAP)

VEFAP application available at this link and a copy available in resource folder:

https://www.easterseals.com/maine/shared-components/document-library/vefap-application.pdf

  • American Red Cross Hero Center

1-877-272-7337

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/military-families/financial-assistance.html

  • Goodwill Veterans Fund

One-time financial support to aid veterans and families with unforeseen expenses or with expenses associated with improving the quality of life such as education or help with a small business.  207-774-6323

https://ptla.org/goodwill-veteran%E2%80%99s-fund

  • Maine National Guard Foundation Fund

1-888-365-9287

https://www.me.ngb.army.mil/Family/money-matters.aspx

Additional Veteran Service Organizations that might provide emergency funding. Find the post nearest you by clicking on the links below (see also Tables 2 and 3 for lists of American Legion and VFW posts).

Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA)

136 US Rt. 1

Scarborough, ME 04074

207-396-6500

1-800-427-7411

TTY DIAL 711

https://www.smaaa.org/

SMAA’s Money Minders program offers volunteers who write checks and balance check books, SMAA’s Medicare program provides seminar, info, and help choosing plans

FOOD/GROCERIES

  • Maine Food Pantries

https://www.foodpantries.org/st/maine

 

  • Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA)

136 US Rt. 1

Scarborough, ME 04074

207-396-6500

1-800-427-7411

TTY DIAL 711

https://www.smaaa.org/

 

SMAA Services

Meals programs (Meals on Wheels, Simply Delivered, As You Like It, Community Dining, etc.)

 

HEALTH RESOURCES

  • VA Clinic – Cumberland County

144 Fore Street

Portland, ME  04101

207-771-3500

Fax: 207-771-3577

https://www.maine.va.gov/locations/portland.asp

 

  • VA Clinic – York County 

655 Main Street

Saco, ME  04072

207-294-3100

Fax: 207-286-3709

https://www.maine.va.gov/locations/saco.asp

 

  • Dental Work

Useful Dental Care Links for Veterans

https://www.va.gov/DENTAL/links.asp

Dental benefits for veterans

https://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/resources/publications/IB10-442_dental_benefits_for_veterans.pdf

(copy available in resource folder)

  • Hearing

Veterans needing a hearing aid can call Togus audiology 207-623-8411 x4381 to schedule a hearing test. If needed will be fitted with state-of-the-art hearing aids at no cost to the veteran.

 

  • Mental Health Resources

Veterans Crisis Line

Toll-free and available 24/7

1-800-273-8255 (press 1) or text 838255

Pop these numbers into your phone because even if you don’t need them yourself, you may need them for a friend or loved one.

LocalVA Clinic

Call your local VA clinic and make an appointment or talk to a provider on the phone.

VA Clinic – Cumberland County

207-771-3500

VA Clinic – York County

207-294-3100

Togus VA

Partners with National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) and has monthly support group meetings.

207-622-5757

Veteran Centers

Located in Portland, Bangor, Lewiston, Caribou, and Sanford (addresses and telephone numbers provided in Table 1).

Provides readjustment counseling for combat veterans, counseling for Military Sexual Trauma, and bereavement counseling.

Mental Health Care and Case Management

The Maine Bureau of Veterans Services and DHHS has made mental health care and case management more widely available and accessible for veterans and their families.

https://www.maine.gov/veterans/

Health Affiliates Maine

Service areas include Androscoggin, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Sagadahoc, Somerset, York and Waldo Counties.

306 Rodman Road

Auburn, ME 04211

207-333-3278

1-877-888-4304

https://www.healthaffiliatesmaine.com/

Tri County Mental Health

Offers veteran counseling services. Offices located in Lewiston, Bridgton, Oxford, Rumford, and Farmington. The Lewiston location also offers a Veteran Outreach Specialist who can help with navigating the system to retrieve paperwork, accessing benefits, and veteran’s court.

1-888-304-4673

https://www.tcmhs.org/

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

 

Suicide Prevention Resources

If you are a Service member or Veteran in crisis or you are concerned about one, there are specially trained responders ready to help you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Service members and Veterans in crisis, as well as their family members and friends, with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text-messaging service.

Veterans Crisis Line

Dial 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone.

Send a text message to 838255 to connect with a VA responder.

Start a confidential online chat session at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Chat.

Take a self-check quiz at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Quizto learn whether stress and depression might be affecting you.

Find a VA facility near you.

Visit MilitaryCrisisLine.net if you are an active duty Service member, Guardsman, or Reservist.

Connect through chat, text, or TTY if you are deaf or hard of hearing.

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/veterans/

Suicide prevention – learn to recognize the signs

https://www.suicideispreventable.org/

#BeThere

We can all help prevent suicide, but many people don’t know how to support the Veteran or Service member in their life who is going through a difficult time. A simple act of kindness can help someone feel less alone. Explore the #BeThere sitefor ways to show support.

HEATING RESOURCES

  • York County Community Action (YCCA)

207-324-5762

https://yccac.org/heat-energy-fuel/

  • Maine Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program(LIHEAP)

1-800-452-4668

https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/1558

  • Maine Housing Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

353 Water Street

Augusta, ME 04330

207-626-4600

1-800-452-4668

Fax: 207-626-4678

https://www.mainehousing.org/programs-services/energy/liheap

  • Penquis (Home Energy Assistance Program – HEAP)

207-973-3630

1-800-215-4942

https://www.penquis.org/services/heating-utilities/heating-assistance-liheap/

  • Opportunity Alliance

190 Lancaster Street – Suite 310
Portland, Maine 04101

207-523-5049

1-888-568-1112

https://www.opportunityalliance.org/(offer live chat on website for questions)

  • Project Grace for Scarborough Residents

207-883-5111
Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday mornings. 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. for Scarborough residents.

https://projectgracemaine.weebly.com

  • 2-1-1 MAINE

Call 211 for help finding resources in your area.

https://211maine.org/

 

HOUSEHOLD GOODS, CLOTHING, AND OTHER NECESSITIES

  • Durable Medical Equipment

Many communities have a loan closet with medical equipment such as wheelchairs and walkers free on loan. Check with your local municipal office or fire station for information.

Cumberland Fire Department’s Durable Medical Equipment Program:

For town residents. Housed at the Central Fire Station, 366 Tuttle Road. FMI, call Evariste Bernier at 207-829-5421. Website: https://www.cumberlandmaine.com/fireems/pages/durable-medical-equipment

 

ALLTECH

Inventory of mobility and technology equipment for lending or for sale for little money.  Inventory includes wheelchairs, walkers, rollators, commodes, crutches, bed rails, adaptive keyboards, augmentative speech devices, devices for the visually impaired, and more.

207-535-2017

https://spurwinkalltech.org/inventory/

ALLTECHinfo@spurwink.org

 

  • Essentials Pantry (St. Elizabeth’s Jubilee Center)

Essentials Pantry provides items that cannot be purchased with federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds: toilet paper, body soap, laundry detergent, infant diapers, feminine hygiene products, and adult incontinence products. The Pantry also provides donated housewares, clothing (men’s, women’s, children’s, baby, and maternity), shoes, children’s books, and toys so that the limited money of people living in need can go even further in their daily lives. The pantry offers donated winter jackets and boots for the cold Maine winter. In addition to goods, volunteers help people apply for jobs, and direct people to social service agencies in the area for other needs. The Center has an active partnership with theservice learning program of the Falmouth Public Schools. The Center is open every Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.

St. Luke’s Cathedral

143 State Street

Portland, ME 04101

207-772-5434
http://stlukesportland.org/index.php/st-elizabeths-jubilee-center-essentials-pantry/

 

  • Freecycle Network

The Freecycle Network™ is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and neighborhoods. All about reuse! Membership is free. Links below are for the groups in Portland and Biddeford.

https://groups.freecycle.org/group/PortlandME/posts/all

https://groups.freecycle.org/group/BiddefordME/posts/all

 

  • Maine Woodturners Eagle Canes Project

546 Mayall Road

New Gloucester, ME 04260

https://www.mainewoodcarvers.com/eagle-cane-project/

 

 

HOUSING RESOURCES

  • Preble Street Veterans Housing Services– assistance in finding/maintaining stable housing.

18 Portland Street

Portland, ME

207-956-6556

1-800-377-5709

https://www.preblestreet.org/what-we-do/housing-services/veterans-housing-services/

  • Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services– reduced-cost housing for veterans and a special loan program from the Maine State Housing Authority

207-430-6035

https://www.maine.gov/veterans/

 

LEGAL SERVICES

  • Pine Tree Legal Assistance

Veteran Legal Services Outreach Program

88 Federal Street

Portland, ME 04112

1-800-377-5709

https://ptla.org/veterans

 

  • Maine Volunteer Lawyer’s Project

P.O. Box 547
Portland, ME 04112

1-800-442-4293

https://vlp.org/

 

  • Legal Services for the Elderly

5 Wabon Street

Augusta, ME 04330

Helpline:1-800-750-5353 (for legal assistance or information)
Administrative Office: 207-621-0087 (for general information & inquiries)

https://www.mainelse.org/

 

RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS

  • Veterans Adaptive Sports & Training (VAST)

Director – Kristina Sabasteanski

kristina@pinelandfarms.org

207-310-8694 (cell)

Pineland Farms Outdoor Center
15 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester, ME 04260
207-688-6599

https://pinelandfarms.org/recreation/vast/

 

  • Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA)

Wellness and exercise programs

136 US Rt. 1

Scarborough, ME 04074

207-396-6500

1-800-427-7411

TTY DIAL 711

https://www.smaaa.org/wellness/index.html

 

  • Veterans’ Appreciation Fishing Tournament

(207) 430-5781

http://www.vetsaft.com/

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

  • Easter Seals of Maine and Health Affiliates of Maine

Provide services throughout the state, free of charge, no matter the discharge or type of service.

Service areas include Androscoggin, Cumberland, Hancock, Penobscot and York Counties.

125 Presumpscot Street

Portland, ME

207-828-0754

https://www.easterseals.com/maine/our-programs/military-veteran-services/

 

  • Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA)

136 US Rt. 1

Scarborough, ME 04074

207-396-6500

1-800-427-7411

TTY DIAL 711

https://www.smaaa.org/

 

SMAA Services

Meals programs (Meals on Wheels, Simply Delivered, As You Like It, Community Dining, etc.);

Caregiver respite and support programs;

Wellness and exercise programs;

Community services (Money Minders, Medicare, Social Worker);

Adult Day Centers; and

Resource specialist (can help with many questions related to aging)

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

  • Friends In-Home Care provides wheelchair transportation for area residents. Local or long distance, one-time rides or scheduled daily. Riders can use the service for transportation to and from hospitals or facilities, doctor appointments, or work or to visit family and friends. No minimum or maximum distance. For rates and more information: (207) 846-5525 or visit friendsinhomecare.com                

·      ITNPortland (Service Area: Portland and surrounding area)
ITN Portland offers rides to seniors and the visually impaired within a 15 mile radius of Portland
One Westbrook Common, Suite 3
Westbrook, ME. 04092
207-854-0505
Fax: (207) 849-7041

https://www.itnportland.org/

  • Regional Transportation Program (RTP) (Service Area: Cumberland County)
    RTP is a shared-ride service that requires riders to book trips in advance. This service targets the elderly, persons with disabilities, persons with medical needs, persons that are low income and those on MaineCare.

Call a Mobility Agent at 207-744-2666 or 800-244-0704

http://rtprides.org/

·      Voluntary Transportation Network (Service Area: Statewide)
The Togus VA Medical Center (VAMC) operates the Disabled American Veterans Volunteer Transportation Network funded through donations to the Disabled American Veterans-Department of Maine. This network links veterans throughout the State of Maine to the Togus VAMC.

Voluntary Transportation Network
1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330
207-623-5790 or 877-421-8263 x5790
Fax: 207-621-4822
Office Hours: Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

http://www.maine.va.gov/visitors/DAV_transportation.asp

 

  • York County Community Action (YCCA)

YCCA finds rides for vets to medical appointments. Patriot Riders are subsidizing rides.  YCCA van provides rides to Saco for errands and appointments.

207-459-2932

1-800-965-5762

https://yccac.org/transportation/

 

  • Free tokens for public bus service for vets in Sanford. Contact Vet Center, Amy Marcotte, Marcotte@va.gov

207-459-9283

 

TUTORING RESOURCES

https://www.va.gov/education/about-gi-bill-benefits/how-to-use-benefits/tutor-assistance/

http://www.professionaltutors.com/veterans

 

VETERANS’ AGENCIES (STATE AND FEDERAL)

  • Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services

117 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333-0117
207-430-6035

Fax: 207-626-4471
Email: mainebvs@maine.gov

https://www.maine.gov/veterans/index.html

https://www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/minmap/veterans/table– link to searchable resource table compiled by MBVS

https://www.maine.gov/veterans/docs/MBVS-Resource-Guide.pdf– link to MBVS resource guide; copy located in resource folder.

Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services Offices

All Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services Offices will be closed to walk-in traffic until further notice. To make your request online, please click here.

  • Cumberland County – Bureau of Veterans’ Services Offices

Location: National Guard Armory

772 Stevens Avenue

Portland, ME 04103

Mailing address:151 Jetport Blvd., Room 138W

Portland, ME 04102

Please call for appointment: 207-822-2391

https://www.maine.gov/veterans/veterans-services-offices/locations/south-portland.html

  • Itinerant Office/Windham

Windham Veterans Center (207-892-1159)

35 Veterans Memorial Drive

Windham, ME 04062

2nd& 4thWednesday of the month

Hours: 9 am-12pm

Please call for an appointment: 207-430-5143

http://americanlegionwindhammaine.com/veterans-affairs/

  • York County – Bureau of Veterans’ Services

628 Main Street

Springvale, ME 04083
207-324-1839 / Fax: 207-324-2763
https://www.maine.gov/veterans/veterans-services-offices/locations/springvale.html

Veterans Administration

  • VA Benefits for Disabled Vets
    Veterans with 100% disability are issued a tan card (DD Form 1173).

link on how to get the card and benefits that apply.

https://militarybenefits.info/military-id-cards/

 

Table 1. VA Vet Centers (ME)

Maine Vet Centers

 

Address Telephone Number
Northern Maine Vet Center 456 York Street

Caribou, ME 04736

207-496-3900
Bangor Vet Center 615 Oldin Road, Suite 3

Bangor, ME 04401

207-947-3391

Fax: 207-941-8195

Lewiston Vet Center 35 Westminster Street

Lewiston, ME 04240

207-783-0068
Portland Vet Center 475 Stevens Avenue

Portland, ME 04103

207-780-3584

877-927-8387

Fax: 207-780-3545

Sanford Vet Center

 

628 Main Street

Springvale, ME 04083

 

207-490-1513

877-927-8387

Fax: 207-490-1609

Springvale.MaineBVS@maine.gov

 

 

 

VETERAN FAMILIES DURING AND AFTER DEPLOYMENT

Thanks to Kelli Brewer of DeployCare [https://deploycare.org/]

 

VETERANS’ ORGANIZATIONS

  • Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 1044

Meetings held at American Legion Post 26 located at 508 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME, first Sunday of every month at 1:30 PM

 

P.O. Box 844

Sanford, Maine 04073

207-494-9287

Fax: 207-490-4055

http://www.vva1044maine.org/

 

  • York County Veterans Alliance
    24 Bradbury Street
    Biddeford, ME 04005
    207-294-7330

ycvamaine@gmail.com

http://www.ycva.net/

 

  • Marine Corps League Southern Maine #1324

 

Meets second Thursday of each month at 1900 (7PM) at the VFW Post #6859

687 Forest Avenue

Portland, ME

 

  • Marine Corps League York County #1341

Meets third Wednesday of each month at 1800 (6PM) at AMVETS Post #3

169 School Street

Sanford, ME 04073

 

  • Link to other Marine Corps Leagues throughout Maine

 

http://www.officialmilitaryribbons.com/marine_corps_league_links/maine_marine_corps_league_detachment_links.html

 

America

  • American Legion

 

Table 2. American Legion Posts

American Legion Address Telephone Number
C. Fayette Staples Post 57 14 Imperial Street

Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064

207-934-4724
Tighe-Beaudoin-Farley Post 26 508 Elm Street

Biddeford, ME 04005

207-468-4994
Hutchinson-Boultier Post 130 401 Bar Mills Road

Hollis Center, ME 04042

Stewart P. Morrill Post 35

 

413 Broadway

South Portland, ME 04106

207-799-3997
Webber-Lefebvre Post 74

 

15 Water Street

Kennebunk, ME 04043

207-985-3738
Stephen W. Manchester Post 62

 

17 Dunn Street

Westbrook, ME 04092

207-856-7152
Westbrook Memorial Post 197

 

300 Conant Street

Westbrook, ME 04092

207-854-9044
Brown-Emmons Post 134

 

168 Waterboro Road

Alfred, ME 04002

Paul Mallia Post 161

 

42 Atlantic Street

Portland, ME 04101

207-772-2383
Harold T. Andrews Post 17

 

23 Deering Street

Portland, ME 04101

207-772-9141
Standish Memorial Post 128

 

1 Kiwanis Beach Road

Standish, ME 04084

Randall and MacVane Post 142

 

54 Welch Street

Peaks Island, ME 04108

207-766-2102
Ralph D. Caldwell Post 164

 

65 Depot Road

Falmouth, ME 04105

207-781-4709
White-Tibbetts Post 55

 

Old Brick Town Hall

Route 5

Correspondence to:

Gerald Provencher

24 Emery Corner Road

Limerick, ME 04048

207-793-8639
Thomas W. Cole Post 19

 

656 Main Street

Springvale, ME  04083

207-324-5354
Field-Allen Post 148

 

35 Veterans Memorial Drive Windham, ME 04062 207-892-7449
Elbridge & Leroy Hanson Post 143

 

Dunaway Community Center

23 School Street

Ogunquit, ME 03907

Quint-Cheney Post 87

 

20 Main Street

North Berwick, ME 03906

Anderson-Mayberry Post 91

 

198 Main Street

Yarmouth, ME 04096

207-846-9371
Lebanon Memorial Post 214

 

650 Center Road

Lebanon, ME 04027

Gray Post 86

 

15 Lewiston Road

Gray, ME 04039

207-657-4884/3700
Charles S. Hatch Post 79

 

11 Sullivan Street

Berwick, ME 03901

207-698-4898
Naples-Casco-Raymond Memorial Post 155 26 Casco Road

Naples, ME 04055

207-693-6285
John Arthur Stowell Post 83

 

Masonic Hall

33 Mallet Drive

Freeport, ME 04032

Eliot-Kittery Post 188

 

2 Cross Street

Eliot, ME 03903

George T. Files Post 20

 

1 Columbus Drive

Brunswick, ME 04011

207-721-1172
Phippsburg Memorial Post 216

 

Phippsburg Sportsmen’s Association

272 Main Road

Phippsburg, ME 04562

207-389-1086
Lopeman-Potts Post 67

 

25 Depot Road

Bridgton, ME 04009

207-595-1172
Corey Edwin Garver Post 202

 

79 Foreside Road

Topsham, ME 04086

207-729-9870
Anderson-Staples Post 112

 

169 King Street

Oxford, ME 04270

207-539-9649
Nelson-Conley Post 66

 

Slovak Catholic Assoc Hall

26 Avery Street

Lisbon Falls, ME 04252

207-751-0456
Coombs-Mountfort Post 158

 

10 Webster Road

Lisbon, ME 04250

207-353-8192
Mechanic Falls-Minot-Poland Post 150 41 Elm Street

Mechanic Falls, ME 04256

207-345-9587
Lewiston Memorial Post 210

 

Lewiston Armory

Lewiston, ME 04241

207-783-4015
William J. Rogers Post 153

 

71 South Main Street

Auburn, ME 04210

207-782-1118
William I. Pembroke Post 139

 

176 Waterford Road

Harrison, ME 04040

207-583-4615
Alden M. Gayton Post 31

 

426 Washington Street N

Auburn, ME 04210

207-783-6992
Smith-Tobey Post 21

 

200 Congress Avenue

Bath, ME 04530

207-443-9804
Frank W. Shaw Post 137

 

Bradley Street

Fryeburg, ME 04037

207-935-3181
Mundt-Allen Post 81 85 Vernon Street

Bethel, ME 04286

207-824-2636

 

Complete list of American Legion Posts in Maine available at this link:

http://www.mainelegion.org/media/misc/DEPT%20OF%20MAINE%20POSTS%20(Sorted%20by%20Town)A.pdf

 

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Table 3. VFW Posts

VFW Post Meeting Address Telephone Number
South Portland Post 832 413 Broadway Street

South Portland, ME 04106-4123

207-767-4190
Fryeburg-Lovell Memorial Post 6783 10 Smarts Hill Road

Lovell, ME 04051

207-925-1542
Deering Memorial Post 6859 687 Forest Avenue

Portland, ME 04103-4101

207-773-8745
Royal River Post 10529

 

198 Main Street

Yarmouth, ME 04096

207-829-3878
Windham Post 10643

 

795 Roosevelt Trail

Windham, ME 04062

207-892-5911
Gorham Memorial Post 10879

 

270 Main Street

Gorham, ME 04038

207-839-8534
William F. Shanahan Memorial Post 11362 26 Casco Road

Naples, ME 04055

207-693-6285
South Berwick Memorial Post 5744

 

Mayo’s Family Restaurant

43 Rt 236

Berwick, ME 03901

207-676-9936
Kennebunk Memorial Post 6548

 

A.L. Hall, 15 Water Street Kennebunk, ME 04043-6022
Boardman-Ellis Post 6977 75 Cape Neddick Road

York, ME 03909

207-363-9827
Old Orchard Beach Memorial Post 7997 76 Atlantic Avenue

Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064

207-934-9910
Kittery-Elliott Memorial Post 9394 200 Rogers Road

Kittery, ME 03904-5426

207-686-3162
Sanford-Springvale Memorial Post 9935 1 Hutchinson Street

Sanford, ME 04073-2206

 

207-324-1142

Complete list of VFW Posts in Maine with meeting times available at this link:

http://mainevfw.org/

 

  • AMVETS

Table 4. AMVETS Posts

AMVETS Posts Address Telephone Number
Post 1 Biddeford 147 Alfred Street

Biddeford, ME 04005

207-282-9461
Post 2 Yarmouth 148 North Road

Yarmouth, ME 04096

207-846-9644
Post 3 Sanford 169 School Street

Sanford, ME 04073

207-324-4661
Post 6 New Gloucester 1095 Lewiston Road

New Gloucester, ME 04260

207-576-0376
Post 9 Old Town 413 South Water Street

Old Town, ME 04468

207-827-5310
Post 25 Portland 186 Washington Avenue Portland, ME 04101 207-332-7450
Post 33 Jay Route 4

P.O. Box 37

Jay, ME 04239

207-897-4112
Post 777 Norway P.O. Box 376

South Paris, ME 04281

207-595-7324
Post 2001 Augusta AAMA Camp Keyes

194 Winthrop Street

Augusta, ME 04333-0033

207-623-3395
Post 6829 Belfast 143 Church Street

Belfast, ME 04915

Additional AMVETS Posts in Maine with meeting times available at this link:

http://amvetsofmaine.com/post-homes-2

 

VETERANS’ PROGRAMS

 

  • Honor Flight Maine

P.O. Box 1770

Portland, ME 04101

207-370-7210

http://www.honorflightmaine.org/

 

  • Service Animals

Embrace-A-Vet

https://embraceavet.org

 

Pets for Vets

Portland, ME

https://petsforvets.com/portland-me

 

  • Veteran Mentors of Maine

veteran mentors for veterans involved in the criminal system and Veterans Court

http://veteranmentorsofmaine.org

 

US DELEGATION STAFF

 

Sen. Susan Collin’s Office

Senator Susan Collins

One Canal Plaza, Suite # 802

Portland, ME 04101

207-780-3575

 

Alex Pelczar (Collins)

Alex_pelczar@collins.senate.gov

160 Main Street

Biddeford, ME 04005

207-283-1101

scheduling@collins.senate.gov

Kate Norfleet (Collins) Kate_Norfleet@collins.senate.gov

Paige Eggleston (Collins) Paige_Eggleston@collins.senate.gov

Priscilla Hanley (Collins) Priscilla_Hanley@aging.senate.gov

Cathy Goodwin (Collins) <Cathy_Goodwin@collins.senate.gov>

Darci Greenacre (Collins) <Darci_Greenacre@collins.senate.gov>

 

Sen. Angus King’s office

Senator Angus King

Local office: Bonita Pothier

Bonita_Pothier@king.senate.gov
227 Main Street

Biddeford, ME 04005

207-352-5216

 

DC office:

133 Hart Building

Washington, DC 20510

202-224-5344

Adam Lachman <Adam_Lachman@king.senate.gov>

Marge Kilkelly <Marge_Kilkelly@king.senate.gov>

 

Main Contact: Teague Morris teague_morris@king.senate.gov,

207-622-8292 | 1-800-432-1599| Cell: 207-252-8997

 

Rep. Jared Golden’s Office

https://golden.house.gov/contact

1223 Longworth HOB

Washington, DC 20515

(202) 225-6306
Fax: (202) 225-2943

District Offices

Bangor, Maine Office

6 State Street

Suite 101

Bangor, ME 04401

(207) 249-7400

Caribou, Maine Office

7 Hatch Drive

Suite 230

Caribou, ME 04736

(207) 492-6009
Fax: (207) 493-4436

Lewiston, Maine Office

179 Lisbon Street

Lewiston, ME 04240

(207) 241-6767

Fax: (207) 241-6770

 

Rep. Chellie Pingree’s Office

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01)
Local office:

2 Portland Fish Pier #304

Portland, ME 04101

207-774-5019 or 1-888-862-6500

DC office:

Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC  20515
202-225-6116

PingreeSchedule@mail.house.gov

Megan Garratt-Reed <Megan.Garratt-Reed@mail.house.gov>

Kimber Colton <kimber.colton@mail.house.gov>

Bethany Beausang <Bethany.Beausang@mail.house.gov>

 

Portland Office: Omar Andrews

Veterans Constituent Services & Field Representative

Omar.andrews@mail.house.gov

O: 207-774-5019

Main Contact: Pam Trinward pam.trinward@mail.house.gov,  207-873-5713, cell: 207-660-5302.

Andrew Colvin andrew.colvin@mail.house.gov

Deputy Director Communications and Online Communications
Office: 207-774-5019
Cell: 202-527-4681

 

Other Resources

Readjustment Counseling Service Combat Call Center:
1-877-927-8387

Veterans Crisis Line:
1-800-273-8255 or text to 838255

Homeless Veterans:
1-877-424-3838

Maine Military Members and Families Assistance Hotline:
1-888-365-9287

MyVA311:
1-844-MyVA311 / 1-844-698-2311

White House Veteran Complaint Line:
1-855-MyVA311 / 1-855-948-2311

Women Veterans Call Center:
1-855-829-6636

Non-VA Emergency Care Information
1-207-623-5390
1-207-623-8411 ext. 5523 (after-hours)

Employment Resources: CareerCenters
1-888-457-8883