2-1-1 Statewide Resource Directory
2-1-1 connects people who want to give help or get help with a full range of health and human services in their community. This statewide-directory of over 8,000 resources is accessible from cell phones and phone service provided by Internet carriers. 2-1-1 also provides emergency operations during times of natural and other disasters, including accurate and timely information for preparations, and longer term referral for follow-up services if required.
Community Harvest and Community Outreach Services
These emergency community assistance organizations help individuals and families access the necessary support to relieve crisis situations and makes small grants in unique situations when no other resources are available. The General Assistance office can make referrals to these programs. FMI: (207) 604-1342.
Home Health Visiting Nurses
Home Health Visiting Nurses provides skilled home visits (RN, PT, OT, ST, MSW, RD) and home health aide services covered by Medicare, MaineCare & other insurances when ordered by a physician. FMI call 1-800-660-4867.
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services offers a variety of programs and services for individuals and families. FMI call (800) 452-8786, or visit Maine Department of Health and Human Services.
Maine Housing Authority AccessAble Home Tax Credit
The AccessAble Home Tax Credit is a Maine income tax credit available to individuals who earn $55,000 or less for expenses paid for modifications to their residence to make it accessible for a person with a physical disability or physical hardship who lives or will live at the residence.
Maine Housing Authority Home Repair ProgramThis program consists of a home repair grant, elderly hardship grant and septic repair/replacement loans. It provides help to low-income homeowners who cannot afford necessary home repairs. FMI, please call (207) 624-5745.
Medical Equipment Loan Closet
The Committee on Aging has created a Medical Equipment Loan closet. The loan closet features durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, crutches, walkers, commodes and shower chairs. Items are free for Kennebunk residents to borrow after completing a loan agreement and release. Donations are accepted and donors must complete a statement of donation.
No Place Like HomeNo Place Like Home's mission is to help older adults live in their own homes as long as they wish. As part of this mission they have created a program to help with small maintenance jobs around the house. If you need assistance changing light bulbs, changing batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, moving furniture, small weatherization projects or other small tasks, contact No Place Like Home via email, Facebook or phone at (207) 558-2270.
Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Free legal services for low-income Maine residents, for non-criminal matters. FMI call (207) 774-8211, or visit Pine Tree Legal Assistance.
Rural Housing Repair
This assistance program provides loans and cash grants to very low-income families in Maine to improve, repair, modernize or to remove health or safety hazards in their homes. Please call (207) 990-9110 for further information.
The United Way of York County partners with local community groups to provide school supplies to several hundred children in need in Kennebunk and its neighboring communities. Children in grades K-12 can receive a backpack with grade appropriate supplies. Please contact the General Assistance office at Town Hall, (207) 604-1342, to request school supplies for your child.
The United Way of York County also accepts donations for their school supply drive. Please contact the United Way of York County for more information.
Kennebunk Town Hall, Second Floor
1 Summer St.
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Phone: (207) 985-2102, option 3Fax: (207) 985-4609
The Town Hall is open M-F, 8AM-4:30PM, and closed between 12:00PM-1:15PM.
Applications for General Assistance are taken by appointment only.