Finding Help : Housing

A listing of housing agencies and directories to assist in finding independent-living apartments for seniors in age-restricted apartment complexes and communities.

For assisted living housing — i.e., housing communities that provide staffed assistance with daily living activities or nursing care services — look up our long-term care resources.

Click on the resource names listed below to view details and contact information

Eldercare Network of Lincoln County

Operates small-scale residential facilities in Boothbay, Edgecomb, Damariscotta, Jefferson, Round Pond, Waldoboro and Wiscasset, designed to allow older people who can no longer stay in their own homes to be an active part of the community.

Lincoln 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.

Midcoast Maine Community Action

Housing Counseling Services provide coordinated housing assistance for homeless and at-risk individuals and families through referrals and access to emergency funds.