COVID-19 resources

Crisis hotlines and health and wellness resources can be found in our Directory

This page is a work in progress. Please email rachel@outmaine.org if you have a listing that should be included here.

Androscoggin County

  • Outright LA. Creating safe and affirming environments for youth ages 12-21 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or questioning. See their facebook page for a current schedule, cancellations and virtual options.
  • Central Maine Healthcare COVID-19 Resources. Information about the virus, PLUS updated listings for food resources in Androscoggin.

Lincoln County

Food Pantries (call for current hours).

  • Jefferson Area Food Pantry. Serving Jefferson & Somerville. Episcopal Church on Rt 126, Jefferson, 207-315-1134.

General Resource Listings

Knox County

Places to get help in Knox County PDF A resource guide for Knox County created by AIO and Emergency Assistance.

Resources for Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic—Rockland, Maine Region A comprehensive resource guide created for the Rockland region.

Penobscot Bay Pilot Local Coronavirus COVID-19 Resource Center: Alerts, Closings, Cancellations, Solutions

Knox County Mapping & Information Resources page. Knox County EMA/GIS Program has created a resource page of interactive maps and associated information links, intended as a community resource.

Things are changing every day, so please call ahead before driving down.

Meals for students

  • Owls Head, Cushing, South Thomaston, Thomaston, or Rockland. Contact Kathy Blais at the RSU13 central office 207-596-6620.

Meals for everyone (call for current meal schedules)

  • Saint Bernard’s, 50 Broadway Avenue, Rockland, 207-594-5204.
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, White Street, Rockland, 207-594-8232 or 207-594-8191.
  • Chestnut St. Baptist Church, 29 Chestnut St., Camden, (207) 236-2195.
  • Soup’s On Congregational Church, 55 Elm St. Camden, 207-236-4821 or 207-646-4309.

Food for Families (call for current hours)

  • AIO Food Pantry and Emergency Assistance. Serves all of Knox County. 70 Thomaston St., Rockland 207-596-1043. https://www.aiofoodpantry.org/modified-operations.html
  • Camden Area Food Pantry. Serves Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville, Hope, Appleton, Union, Washington, Searsmont. 128 Mt. Battie Street, Camden 207-236-9790. www.camdenareachristianfoodpantry.org
  • Thomaston Food Pantry. Serves all of Knox County. Laura Libby School, Front Entrance. 13 Valley St. Thomaston, 207-354-6004. www.thomastonfoodpantry.org
  • Come Spring Food Pantry. Thompson Community Center, 51 S. Union Street, Union 207-785-4730.
  • Friendship-Cushing Food Pantry. Serves Friendship and Cushing. Old Cushing Library, Townhouse Road, Cushing, 207-354-0669.
  • Bread for the Journey Food Pantry. Serves Warren. Old Brick Community School Community Center, 166 Main Street, Warren, 207-273-4400.
  • St. George Community Cupboard. 47 Main Street, Tenants Harbor, 207-372-2193.
  • Washington Food Pantry. Serves Washington. 48 Liberty Road, Washington, 207-845-3155.
  • Salvation Army Food Pantry. Serves Knox County. Route 1, Rockland 207-594-5326.
  • Vinalhaven Food Pantry. Call as needed. 25 East Main St., Vinalhaven 207-863-4657.

Heat & Other Utilities

  • LIHEAP: Low income home energy assistance program. Call for appointment, 207-596-0361.
  • Electrical Utility Assistance. Possible discounts for managing electricity costs. 1-800-215-4942.

Shelter

  • Knox County Homeless Coalition Hospitality House, shelter & case management. 169 Old County Rd, Rockport. www.homehelphope.org 207-593-8151.
  • Penquis Foreclosure Intervention. Counseling for homeowners at risk of losing their home. 207-596-0361.
  • Penquis Home Repair. Grants/loans to help repair homes. Income-eligible, one time only. 207-973-3655.

Family Resources

  • Penquis Head Start and Early Head Start. Child development program for income eligible families. 207-594-5342.
  • The Landing Place. Comprehensive at-risk youth program. 207-593-8151.

Oxford County