LINKS TO MAINE ORGANIZATIONS

Please let us know about links to Maine organizations that advocate for, or serve, the community of people with disabilities.
Email: abilitymaine2011@gmail.com


 

211maine.org
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.
http://www.211maine.org/

ACCESS MAINE.ORG
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.
http://www.accessmaine.org/

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.
http://www.thenetwork123.com/

ALLTech
ALLTech identifies technology solutions to the educational, daily living, communication, and workplace challenges experienced by people of all abilities and ages.
http://www.alltech-tsi.org/

ALPHA ONE
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 live independently.
http://www.alphaonenow.com/

THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
A listing of Maine transportation web sites.
http://www.apta.com/links/state_local/me.cfm

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.
http://www.getatstuff.com/

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.
http://www.asmonline.org/


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.
http://www.umaine.edu/cci

DISABILITY RIGHTS CENTER
http://www.drcme.org


DUAL DIAGNOSIS DOT ORG

A Website focusing on resources for individuals dealing with mental health issues and drug abuse and addiction.
http://dualdiagnosis.org/

FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE (MAINE)
The Fire Marshall's Office is responsible for enforcement of public access to buildings.
http://www.state.me.us/dps/fmo/

HELPMELAW.ORG is a Maine Legal Help Resource.
It can help you find: people who may be able to help you with a specific legal problem, or information about laws that affect you.
http://www.helpmelaw.org/

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/

LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF MAINE
LDA of Maine is a statewide grassroots, volunteer, membership organization including individuals with learning and attention disabilities, their families, and professionals.
http://www.ldame.org/

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.
http://www.peacebreadjustice.org

MAINE BUREAU OF REHABILITATION SERVICES
http://www.state.me.us/rehab/

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.
http://www.mainecenterondeafness.org/

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 Families.

http://www.mekids.org

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.
http://www.aclumaine.org/

MAINE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL
The 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.
http://www.maineddc.org/

MAINE EQUAL JUSTICE PROJECT
http://www.mejp.org/

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.
http://www.maineadaptive.org

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.
http://www.maine.gov/mhrc/

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.
http://www.maineombudsman.org/

MAINE NEWSPAPERS ONLINE
http://newslink.org/menews.html

MAINE STATE GOVERNMENT
http://www.maine.gov/

MAINE STATE HOUSING AUTHORITY
http://www.mainehousing.org/

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.
http://www.maineticket.org/

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.
http://www.maine.gov/education/vocequity/
COT_MTN/COTintro.htm

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 system. http://www.vlp.org/

MAINE WOMEN'S LOBBY
http://www.mainewomen.org/

NAMI MAINE
http://www.nami.org/MSTemplate.cfm?MicrositeID=186


NATURAL HISTORY, EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
http://www.nhest.org/

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/welcome

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 their families.

http://www.pinetreesociety.org/default.asp

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Office Locater: https://s044a90.ssa.gov/apps6z/FOLO/fo001.jsp


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.
http://www.vsartsmaine.org/

 



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