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2-1-1 Maine

This is a comprehensive statewide directory of over 8,000 health and human services available in Maine. The toll free 2-1-1 hotline connects callers to trained call specialists who can help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Finding the answers to health and human services questions and locating resources is as quick and easy as dialing 2-1-1.

Care & Comfort

Care and Comfort provides professional home health and mental health services to Maine residents since 1991. Their mission is to provide the best possible care to clients and their families throughout Maine. In an effort to best serve their clients, customer service goals are frequently reviewed and adjusted so that their hard working staff may continue to meet the highest standards of care. They accept MaineCare, most health insurances and private pay.

Community Health and Counseling Services

CHC&S is a private non-profit organization that provides community-based home health, hospice and mental health services to adults and children in central, eastern, southern and northern Maine.  More than 9,000 people benefit each year from the efforts of professional, support, and management staff of the agency. 

Maine Statewide Crisis Hotline (1-888-568-1112 - Voice/TTY)

If you are concerned about yourself or about somebody else, call the crisis hotline. This will connect you to your closest crisis center.

Family Violence Project

The Family Ciolence Project provides services to help people who are dealing with abuse and violence in their relationships or in their family. If you're frightened, worried about your safety and the safety of your children, or confused by what's going on in your relationship, call us right now. If you suspect someone you know might be in an abusive situation, we want to help with that too. Our services are free and confidential. Help is avialable 24/7.

Kennebec Behavioral Health 

KBH offers a comprehensive range of outpatient and medication services by experienced psychiatrists and counselors. Adults, children, and family services are available. KBH's one-call Access Center provides centralized access to services at all of our locations.

Phone: 1-888-322-2136

  • KBH accepts referrals from a variety of sources including primary care physicians (PCPs), service agencies and individual providers, educators, state and municipal agencies, hospitals and self-referrals. Local providers are encouraged to use the . Self-referrals can call our Access Center to speak with an intake specialist to access services. 
  • Intake specialists are educated also about many local resources and can help callers find services offered outside of Kennebec Behavioral Health, including transportation, shelters, public welfare and other community-based services in central Maine.
  • KBH accepts MaineCare (Medicaid), Medicare and private insurance. The Access Center at 1-888-322-2136 can provide information about financial assistance and other available community services.

Maine DHHS Webpage

This site can help assist you in finding services and resources for you or someone close to you. Services and resources include but are not limited to: SNAP benefits, hotlines, disability services, housing, adoption, long term care, and mental health.

Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Center

The Center's mission is to lessen the trauma-related suffering of sexual assault and promote healing by guiding those affected by sexual violence toward survival through support, advocacy, education and community collaboration. Text or call 1-800-871-7741 to talk to someone who can help, or click the "chat" button on the website. Text/chat available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Phone support available 24/7.

 

Confidential telephone support services for non-crisis situations, including, but not limited to: peer-to-peer support, social connection, sharing personal victories, overcoming fear, grief or sadness, developing effective strategies for the future, referrals to community resources, talking with someone when feeling sad, lonely or discouraged.  The Maine Warm Line is open every day from 5 PM to 8 AM, weekends and holidays.