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February SNAP Benefits to be Paid January 17

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced today that individuals and families who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (also known as SNAP or Food Supplement) will be… Read More

Support for those Impacted by Federal Government Shutdown

211 Maine is committed to helping our communities impacted by the federal government shutdown. Furloughed federal employees and government contractors in need of social services and individuals with questions about availability of… Read More

Happy Holidays!

We are here for you. While the holidays are a time of merriment for many, for others it can be challenging. Know that our 211 Specialists are always available to assist you… Read More

Sign up for Health Insurance by December 15

Open enrollment (the time you can sign up for health insurance for 2019) is here. Looking for information about affordable health insurance options? Here are some things to know: Plans may be more affordable… Read More

Online Search Tips

Please read these helpful tips on using the 211 Maine Online Search Directory. At the bottom of the Guided Search Page, you will see the following section: YOU MUST ENTER A ZIP… Read More

Summer Food Program Signups

The school year is ending and it’s time to sign up for summer food programs. The USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s Summer Meal Site Finder is a simple web search to find… Read More

Access 211 Maine Data Reports

211 Maine collects data on the types of needs and referrals people contact us for. We share this information to help inform communities and community leaders about potential needs in Maine. Visit… Read More

Share Your Experience with 211 Maine

Did you or someone you know reach out to 211 Maine and find needed supports or services? Are you a provider who referred someone to 211 and they found a helpful resource?… Read More

Problem Gambling: Help is available

Shared from the Maine Council on Problem Gambling: What is Problem Gambling? Gambling is any activity where a person risks an item of value, such as money or property, on the outcome… Read More

Joint Resolution to Recognize February as 211 Month

AUGUSTA, Maine—With bipartisan support in the State House and Senate, this February is officially recognized as 211 Month in Maine. 211 Maine is a free, confidential service that connects people all over… Read More

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