Community Resources & Organizations

Sometimes you just don’t know who to call or how to get in touch with someone that can help. We hope this list of commonly used community organizations and services will be  helpful to you or someone you know.

Commonly Used Community Organizations

Childcare Opportunities Resource Development Center
(Childcare referrals, provider training, provider and education support)
1-800-834-4378www.childandfamilyopp.org

Community Health and Counseling Services
(Outpatient mental health, case management services, therapy services)
1-207-667-5357

Department of Health and Human Services
(Child abuse reporting, access all state programs);
1-800-432-7823

Adult Protective Services;
1-800-642-8404

Downeast Health Services
(Family planning program, medical services, WIC services)
1-800-492-5550www.downeasthealth.org
Maine Coast Community Dental Clinic
1-207-667-0293

Eastern Area Agency on Aging
(Whole spectrum of needs, legal aid, disability referrals & assistance)
1-800-432-7812www.eaaa.org

Emmaus Center
(Family homeless shelter, dry & drug free)
1-207-667-3962Email: emmaus@downeast.net

Faith in Action
(Volunteers-general services for elderly)
1-207-664-6016www.fiacommunityconnection.org

Free Medical Clinic of Downeast Maine
(Uninsured, immunizations, medication assistance)
1-207-667-7953

H.O.M.E.
(Variety of basic needs services)
1-207-469-7961

Hancock County Home Care and Hospice
(Skilled home care)
1-207-374-5510

Hospice of Hancock County
(Home volunteers, bereavement services, incl. children)
1-888-266-8035Email: info@hospiceofhancock.org

Maine Sea Coast Mission
(Pastoral services, plus youth development)
(Island healthcare services, fuel assistance, community based fishery management)
1-207-288-5097www.seacoastmission.org

Neighborcare
(Volunteer services for individuals, families)
1-207-374-2273

Open Door Recovery Center
(Substance abuse treatment, outpatient)
1-866-783-3271

Social Service Office Blue Hill Memorial Hospital
1-207-374-3492

Tree of Life
(Food Pantry, open Thursdays 10am-3pm)
Turnstyle
(Used clothing, open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 10am – 3pm)
1-207-374-2900

Washington Hancock Community Agency
(Transportation, prescription assistance information-plus, small business assistance)
1-207-664-2424
Friendship Cottage (Caregiver Resource Center for adults)
1-207-374-5612Fuel assistance (8am-12noon)
1-800-828-7544

Emergency (Immediate) Crisis Connections
24 hours a day -7 days a week

Child Abuse and/or Neglect
(Suspicion of physical, sexual or emotional abuse)
1-800-452-1999

Downeast Sexual Assault Services
(Absolutely confidential)
1-800-228-2470www.downeasthealth.org

Hancock County Sheriff’s Department
Imminent danger call 9-1-1
1-207-667-7576

Northern New England Poison Central
(Confidential hotline)
1-800-222-1222www.nnepc.org

Phone Help
(Mental health crisis services incl. hot line & mobile, for adults)
Adult: 1-888-568-1112

Runaway
(National – youth in crisis, parental referral, confidential message service, home-free service)
1-800-786-2929 www.1800runaway.org

Shaw House Teens Shelter
(Safe haven, homeless shelter)
1-866-561-7429

The Next Step
(Domestic Violence – verbal, mental, physical – legal advice,shelter)
(Services strictly confidential)
1-800-315-5579 www.nextstepdvproject.org

Youth Crisis Stabilization Program
(Phone help & face-to-face; time & place flexible)
1-800-499-9130

Published in: on July 21, 2009 at 10:39 pm  Leave a Comment