Financial & Legal Assistance

Program
Legal Services for Seniors
Agency
Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic
Description
Provides civil and criminal legal services for low-income individuals. A program of the USM School of Law.
Address
246 Deering Ave.
Portland, ME 04102
Phone
207-780-4370
1-877-780-2522
Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Website
Maine Law
Payment Information
$10 plus court fees
Age Requirements
Income Limits

Program
Legal Services for Seniors
Agency
Legal Services for the Elderly
Description
Legal services for seniors include long-term care issues, public benefits, abuse and exploitation, landlord / tenant disputes, advance directives (living wills, health care POA), and consumer fraud. Civil cases only.
Address
9 Green St.
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone
1-800-750-5353
Email Email
Website
Legal Services for the Elderly
Payment Information
No charge
Age Requirements
60+

Program
Heat Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Agency
People's Regional Opportunity Program
Description
Financial assistance for individuals whose heating costs are high in relation to their income. Help with heating bills including oil, electric, coal, gas, and wood energy.
Address
510 Cumberland Ave.
Portland, ME 04101
Phone
207-874-1140
1-800-698-4959
Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Website
The Opportunity Alliance
Payment Information
Program Specific
Income Eligibility Guidelines
Program Specific

Program
Legal Assistance - For People with Low Incomes
Agency
Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Description
Provides free legal assistance to low income Maine residents.
Address
88 Federal St.
P.O. Box 547
Portland, ME 04112
Phone
Portland: 207-774-8211
TTY: 207-828-2308
Augusta: 207-623-7777
TTY: 207-623-7770
Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Website Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Payment Information
No charge
Income Eligibility Guidelines
125% of Federal Income Poverty Guidelines or less

Program
Money Minders
Agency
Southern Maine Agency on Aging
Description
Trained volunteers assist seniors with bill-paying, balancing checkbook, and money management issues.
Address
136 US Route One
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone
207-396-6500
1-800-427-7411
TTY 883-0532
Email
Email
Website
Southern Maine Agency on Aging
Payment Information
Small fee, can be reduced for people with low incomes
Age Requirements
60+ or people with disabilities