211maine.org is the official website for 2–1–1 Maine, Inc. and the link to 2-1-1 Maine's health and human services directory.
This website was developed to assist Mainers with disabilities, their
families, and providers. There is also lots of information here that is
useful to employers, educators, researchers, and the general public.
THE ADVOCACY INITIATIVE NETWORK OF MAINE
The Advocacy Initiative Network of Maine, Incorporated (also known as
The Network), is a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws
of the State of Maine with the mission of promoting the rights,
representation, respect and responsibility of consumers of Mental
Health Services toward the goal of Citizenship in a united Maine.
ALLTech identifies technology solutions to the educational, daily
living, communication, and workplace challenges experienced by people
of all abilities and ages.
Alpha One, directed by people with disabilities, is committed to being
a leading enterprise providing the community with information, services
and products that create opportunities for people with disabilities to
THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
A listing of Maine transportation web sites.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE IN NEW ENGLAND
The goal of getATstuff is to help get Assistive Technology devices that
are no longer being used into the hands of people who need and can
benefit from them.
THE AUTISM SOCIETY OF MAINE
The Autism Society
of Maine is a non-profit organization that serves individuals with
autism and their families, professionals, and communities by providing
education, advocacy, referrals, and resource development.
The Brain Injury Information Network of Maine
is a partnership of organizations working together to share
information, provide education, and promote promising practices that will benefit individuals with brain injuries and their families.
BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES (Maine)
This is the department responsible for disability parking plates and tags
CAP AGENCIES — MAINE COMMUNITY ACTION ASSOCIATION
C.A.R.E.S., INC. Client Assistance Program
The Client Assistance Program (CAP) is a federally funded program that
provides information, assistance and advocacy to people with
disabilities who are applying for or receiving services under the
Rehabilitation Act. Programs under this Act include Vocational
Rehabilitation, Independent Living Services and Projects with Industry.
THE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY INCLUSION AND DISABILITY STUDIES
CCI, a unit of The University of Maine, is the state's center for
interdisciplinary disabilities studies, research and evaluation, and
outreach education and technical assistance.
CONSUMERS FOR AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE
We believe that every person in the state of Maine should have access
to high quality health care at a cost they can afford. Since 1988, the
Consumers for Affordable Health Care Coalition has been promoting this
message in the legislature and throughout the state.
DISABILITY RIGHTS CENTER
EASTER SEALS MAINE
FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE (MAINE)
The Fire Marshall's Office is responsible for enforcement of public access to buildings.
GOVERNOR BAXTER SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
HELPMELAW.ORG is a Maine Legal Help Resource.
can help you find: people who may be able to help you with a specific
legal problem, or information about laws that affect you.
HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE GROUP OF MAINE
Huntington's Disease is an inherited, degenerative brain disorder. To get information on meetings in Maine go to: http://www.pccs-nh.com/huntingtons/
For information from the national organization go to: http://www.hdsa.org/site/PageServer
LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF MAINE
of Maine is a statewide grassroots, volunteer, membership organization
including individuals with learning and attention disabilities, their
families, and professionals.
MAINE ASSOCIATION OF INTERDEPENDENT NEIGHBORHOODS
M.A.I.N. was formed in December of 1980 to create a statewide voice for
low-income concerns. We are a coalition of low-income individuals and
organizations working together to gain control of our living conditions.
MAINE BUREAU OF REHABILITATION SERVICES
THE MAINE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
The Maine Center on Deafness (MCD) is a nonprofit organization that
serves people in Maine who are D/deaf, late-deafened or hard-of-hearing
by providing resources, advocating for social equality, and helping the
general public to better understand and appreciate Deaf culture and
effective ways of communication.
MAINE CHILDREN'S ALLIANCE
The mission of the Maine Children's Alliance is to advocate for sound
public policies to improve the lives of all Maine’s Children, Youth and
ACLU OF MAINE
The ACLU of Maine (formerly MCLU)
was founded in 1968 with the purpose of advancing and preserving civil
liberties of Maine people through litigation, advocacy, public
education and lobbying.
MAINE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL
Maine Developmental Disabilities Council is a partnership of people
with developmental disabilities, family members, and state and local
agencies and organizations. We work together to bring about the
necessary changes to achieve self-determination and independence for
persons with developmental disabilities, and full inclusion in their
communities of choice.
MAINE EQUAL JUSTICE PROJECT
MAINE HANDICAPPED SKIING
Our mission? To provide year-round education and training for
individuals with physical disabilities in order to develop skills and
provide enjoyment through active recreation.
MAINE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
The Maine Human Rights Commission is the State agency charged with the
responsibility of enforcing Maine’s anti-discrimination laws. The
Commission investigates complaints of unlawful discrimination in
employment, housing, education, access to public accommodations,
extension of credit, and offensive names.
MAINE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM
When you leave your home to live in a nursing home or boarding home you take your rights with you.
MAINE NEWSPAPERS ONLINE
MAINE PARENT FEDERATION
The Maine Parent Federation, Inc. is a statewide private non-profit
organization that provides information, advocacy, education, and
training to parents and professionals to benefit all children.
MAINE STATE GOVERNMENT
MAINE STATE HOUSING AUTHORITY
MAINE STATE PARKS
The site contains information about access in the state park system.
MAINE STATE RESOURCES
MAINE TICKET TO WORK
The "Ticket to Work" is part of a comprehensive national initiative
designed to assist people with the training and support they need to go
to work. Social Security beneficiaries with disabilities can find
employment, vocational rehabilitation (VR) and other support services
from public and private providers.
MAINE TRANSITION NETWORK (MTN) & THE INTERDEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE ON TRANSITION (COT)
The Maine Committee on Transition supports youth with disabilities in
making meaningful choices as they transition to adulthood by promoting
collaboration within communities.
MAINE VOLUNTEER LAWYERS PROJECT
The Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) coordinates the volunteer
efforts of Maine attorneys and community members to help low-income
people navigate the civil justice system. We provide free information,
brief assistance and pro bono legal representation in civil legal
matters to qualifying clients. Our volunteers give low-income Mainers
the tools and the know-how to be equal participants in our legal
MAINE WOMEN'S LOBBY
Mainely Parents strengthens parent/child relationships through parent to parent support, education and advocacy.
NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY, MAINE CHAPTER
NATURAL HISTORY, EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
PINE TREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE, INC.
Pine Tree Legal Assistance is a non-profit corporation providing legal
assistance to people in the State of Maine whose income is one hundred
twenty-five percent of the federal income poverty guidelines or less.
Home Page: http://www.ptla.org/
Contact Information: http://www.ptla.org/outreach.htm
PINE TREE SOCIETY
Our mission: To provide Maine children and adults with disabilities the
opportunities and the means to create better lives for themselves and
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Office Locater: https://s044a90.ssa.gov/apps6z/FOLO/fo001.jsp
STATE-WIDE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL (SILC)
THE TECHNICAL EXPLORATION CENTER (TEC)
The Technical Exploration Center (TEC) is an assistive technology
program that lends equipment, and provides evaluations, resource
materials, technical assistance and AT related training.
Office of Passenger Transportation public & fixed route transportation providers listed by county:
TOURETTE SYNDROME ASSOCIATION
Maine/New Hampshire TSA
The Tourette Syndrome Association is a non-profit organization aimed at
identifying the cause of, finding the cure for and controlling the
effects of this disorder. TSA also seeks to broaden awareness of
Tourette Syndrome and provide support for families and individuals who
deal with it.
UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY
United Cerebral Palsy serves the entire spectrum of children and adults living with disabilities.
TOGUS VA MEDICAL CENTER
VSA ARTS OF MAINE
VSA arts of Maine is a non-profit organization that provides
educational arts opportunities by, with and for people with
disabilities and at risk.