Tag Archives: Franklin

Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter

Provides education and training programs throughout Maine and a round-the-clock telephone Helpline for information, consultation, referral services and care management services.

  • Phone: 24 hour helpline: 1-800-272-3900 Office: 772-0115
  • Location: 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough
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Carrabassett Valley Network Good Morning Calls

Offers daily telephone calls from volunteers to homebound residents as well as emergency assistance if contact can not be made.

Community Concepts

Offers door-to-door rides to help MaineCare patients and elderly people get to critical medical appointments.

Food pantries in Franklin County

Eligible seniors can receive food assistance from local pantries.

Franklin County affordable housing complexes

Provides residential units administered by the Maine State Housing Authority.  Rent is categorized as Income Based, which means tenants generally pay about 1/3 of their household income on rent; or Rent Restricted, which means that rents are typically based on a specified percentage of the median income for the area.

MaineGeneral Home Care and Hospice services

In-home health and rehabilitation services, hospice care, and palliative care.

Retiree and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Kennebec, Somerset, and Franklin Counties

Volunteer opportunities include public health programs, prisoner outreach, and reading programs for preschoolers.

Seniors Plus

Western Maine’s Agency on Aging — a regional hub of resources, programs and services aimed at improving the health and well-being of older adults and their families. Programs include in-home care services, Meals on Wheels, counseling and support groups.

Seniors Plus: Nutrition services

Western Maine’s Agency on Aging — a regional hub of resources, programs and services aimed at improving the health and well-being of older adults and their families. Programs include Meals on Wheels, LunchPlus Cafes and Around Town Cafes.

  • Phone: 795-4010
  • Location: 8 Falcon Rd., Lewiston

Western Maine Community Action

Offers food donations, Home Repair Hardship Grants, home safety assessments and energy conservation services for income-eligible seniors.

  • Phone: 1-800-645-9636
  • Location: 20A Church Street | P.O. Box 200, East Wilton, ME
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Western Maine Community Action

The agency’s Senior Food Program provides a monthly food delivery; it is available to residents of Franklin County, Livermore and Livermore Falls who are over 60 years of age and are income eligible.

Western Maine Transportation Services

Wheelchair lift-equipped buses or passenger assist-equipped vans provide transportation to MaineCare-covered medical appointments.