Basic Needs

There are many needs that families may have including food, clothing, housing, childcare and other support to keep themselves and their family safe, happy, and healthy.  There are a number of statewide programs that can help to meet those needs.  To begin searching for resources available in Maine, click on a category below.

For local community information about resources to help families and individuals meet their needs contact 211 Maine, a free and confidential helpline: