If you are struggling to pay for things like food, health care, medications, or utilities, there are several state programs that might be able to help you. Your local Area Agency on Aging can help you figure out what programs you qualify for, and can help you apply to these programs. Call your local Area Agency on Aging at 1-877-353-3771.
Or, you can visit the National Council on Aging’s “Benefits Checkup” website to find benefit programs that can help you pay for medications, health care, food, utilities and more. Visit the Benefits Checkup website by clicking here.
Maine Equal Justice Partners
To learn more about the Food Supplement Program, visit the website for the Maine Equal Justice Partners by clicking here.
Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Click here to visit the "Maine Food Supplement Estimator" on the PTLA website.
Maine Department of Health and Human Services: Office for Family Independence
For more information about state benefits, visit the website for the Maine Office of Family Independence by clicking here or call 1-800-442-6003.