resources

Community Harvest is proud to partner with many local organizations who work to support our neighbors in need.  Below is information about resources and community organizations that you may find useful.

Town of Kennebunk – General Assistance
(207) 985-2102 x1342
1 Summer Street – Kennebunk
The Town of Kennebunk’s General Assistance office services the needs of the residents of Kennebunk by providing resources, information, and need-based support to individuals and families.  General assistance is intended for people who are unable to provide food, shelter, utilities, fuel, clothing, and certain other essential items for themselves and their families.  Please contact the General Assistance office for more information about their hours, services, eligibility requirements.  You can also click here to visit their website.

 

Town of Kennebunkport – General Assistance
(207) 967-4401
101 Main Street – Kennebunkport
The Town of Kennebunkport’s Public Health Department assists residents with their health and social service needs.  The town’s General Assistance Program helps with basic needs such as rent, food, utilities, fuel, and other services.  For more information about the hours, services, resources available, please contact the Public Health office at (207) 967-4401 or click here to visit their website.

 

Town of Arundel – General Assistance
(207) 985-4201
468 Limerick Road – Arundel
The Town of Arundel’s General Assistance office is available to help residents who are in need.  For more information about the hours, services, and resources available, please contact Wendy Lank, Social Services Administrator, at (207) 985-4201 or via email at wlank1@roadrunner.com.  You can also click here to visit their website.

 

2-1-1
www.211maine.org
2-1-1 Maine is a comprehensive statewide directory of over 8,000 health and human services available in Maine.  This toll-free hotline will connect you to a trained call specialist who can help 24 hours a day.  You can also visit www.211maine.org.

 

Church Community Outreach Services
(207) 967-3613
CCOS has several programs that can assist residents in York County.  The Kennebunk Community Food Patry assists families and individuals in Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Arundel, and Alfred with emergency food supplies.  The pantry will provide people with a generous three-day supply of nonperishable food to any size family.  There are no restrictions on who may receive assistance from the Food Pantry.  CCOS also provides a heating fuel assistance program and a School Snack Program that offers children in need attending area schools with health snacks and lunches.  For more information about these services, please call (207) 967-3613.

 

York County Community Action Corp
(207) 283-2402
www.yccac.org
YCCAC provides a variety of social service, health, and educational programs to York County individuals and families living in poverty.  Their programs include Head Start, WIC (Women, Infants, Children), Energy/Fuel Assistance, Transportation, Housing Services, and York County Community Health Care.

 

Department of Health & Human Services
(207) 286-2400
(800) 322-1919
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services can provide assistance in obtaining food stamps, TANF, MaineCare, SSDI, or alternative aid assistance.  Please call the numbers above for more information about the resources available.

 

Southern Maine Agency on Aging
(800) 427-7411
7-1-1 (for deaf or hard of hearing)
www.smaaa.org
SMAAA offers a wide range of programs and services for older adults living in York and Cumberland counties.  These programs are designed to foster independence, reduce the burden on family and caregivers, and promote an active and healthy lifestyle throughout the aging process.  Visit their website or call for more information.