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Support Numbers for Families
Support Numbers for Families
Jeff Boston
Monday, March 30, 2020

The nurses have put together an information sheet for families. Please see below:

Support Numbers

BASIC NEEDS/LOCAL SERVICES

-211

COVID 19 TESTING GUIDANCE

-211 OR 1-866-811-5695 or text zip code to 898-211

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

-Crisis and Counseling: 1-888-568-1112

    621-2552

-Intentional Warm Line (peer to peer) :1-866-771-9276 

-Disaster Distress line: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

-G.E.A.R. Support Network for parents/caregivers of children with emotional or behavioral health concerns: 1-800-264-9224

FOOD PANTRIES- Call before going to make sure there haven’t been changes

-Maranacook Food Pantry: Food boxes available for pick up on Fridays from 3-4pm at the high school to RSU #38 families. Please call 685-4923 for more information. 

-Augusta Food Bank: For Augusta & Manchester Residents

161 Mt. Vernon Avenue, phone # 622-5225

Mon-Wed 9:30-11:30 by Appointment Only, to schedule an appointment call- 213-2233

  •  Thursdays from 9am-12pm residents with children under 18 years of age can get Kid Packs. No appointment necessary, but need proof of residency.

-Bread of Life Ministries: Soup Kitchen

157 Water Street, Augusta

Kitchen hours :M-Sat 11:00-12:30

Phone #s: 621-2541(kitchen) or 626-3434 (office)

Homeless Shelter

155 Hospital Street, Augusta

626-3479

-Monmouth Food Pantry at Community Church: 

151 N Main St, Monmouth

Tues. 11:30-12:30pm & 5:30-6:30pm, Wed. 5-6pm 

Phone: 933-2400

-Hallowell Food Bank: For Hallowell residents- usually need a referral slip from town office, currently not necessary during the COVID 19 pandemic

Perley Lane (under former fire station), Hallowell

Friday 1-2:00pm

Phone 992-6899

-Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church Food Bank: for Mt. Vernon, Readfield, Fayette, & Vienna residents

321 Pond Rd, Mt Vernon 

Saturday 9:30-11:30 or call as needed

293-2273 or 293-2141

-Winthrop Food Pantry: Usually for Winthrop & Wayne Residents but open to residents of neighboring towns during the COVID 19 Pandemic for once a month use

25A High Street, Winthrop 

Every Thurs. 1-2:30pm & every 2nd & 4th Thurs. also open 5-6:30pm

Phone #377-3332

*Kid packs available on Thursdays for school aged children

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE

-KBH Homeless Youth Outreach: Celia Robinson: 873-2136 Cel: 314-5558

MEDICAL OFFICES - Please call ahead 

-Winthrop Pediatrics: 377-2113

-Winthrop Family Medicine: 377-2111

-Kennebec Pediatrics: 623-2977

-Maranacook Family Health Care: 620-0237(Lisa) 620-4449 (Jenn)

-MaineGeneral Express Care, Augusta: 621-8880

MAINE STATE HOUSING AUTHORITY- rent assistance/evictions 

626-4600

MAINE DEPT. OF LABOR- unemployment benefits

1-800-593-7660 available Monday-Friday 8-12:30

Apply for benefits online:

https://www1.maine.gov/benefits/account/login.html 

CHILDCARE SUBSIDY: 

1-877-680-5866

OFFICE FOR FAMILY INDEPENDENCE- child support services through Maine DHHS

1-855-797-4357

Stay healthy and safe!


Jeff Boston