Community Resources

If you are involved in or witness to a true emergency, please call 9-1-1 for immediate help.

If you are in need of other help or communicating with someone who is, please call 2-1-1 to reach the proper resources. You could also text the zip code to 898-211, email, or search the online 211 directory (

211 is a comprehensive resource made by Opportunity Alliance, United Ways of Maine, and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). 211 is accessible 24/7, available in all languages, and completely confidential.

An additional DHHS resource is: Get Help (

Both sites include information for those who have issues related to: aging, basic needs, crisis, disability, education, family, food, health, housing, jobs, substance abuse, and transitions.