Elder Services of Portland | 1145 Brighton Ave | Portland, Maine 04102 | (207) 828-6849

services list

Home Based Services
Adult Day Programs
Financial Services
Health Care Services
Housekeeping & Minor Repairs
Meals
Transportation

Adult Day Programs
ProgramElderworks
AgencyCommunity Counseling Center
DescriptionA day treatment program for older adults with long-term mental health needs. Provides group therapy, social skill training, health education, and therapeutic arts.
Address343 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME 04101
Phone874-1030, TTY 874-1043
Hours8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
EMailinfo@commcc.org
Websitewww.commcc.org
Payment InformationMedicaid/MaineCare, Sliding Scale Fee
Age Requirementsnone

ProgramSenior Enrichment Center
AgencyCommunity Partners Senior Center
DescriptionA day program for older adults with developmental disabilities.
Address56-58 North Street, Portland, ME 04101
Phone761-4538
Hours9:00am - 2:00pm, Monday - Friday
Payment InformationPrivate Pay, Medicaid/MaineCare, State funded
Income Eligibility GuidelinesIncome Limits
Age Requirementsnone

ProgramBarron Center: Adult Day Health Program
AgencyOffice of Elder Affairs, Department of Health & Human Services, City of Portland
DescriptionAdult Day Services offer supportive, daytime care that enables individuals living alone or with family to remain at home. We offer a specialized program for clients with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias, and provide much-needed respite for caregivers.
Address1145 Brighton Avenue, Portland, ME 04103
Phone541-6620
Hours7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
EMaillsw@portlandmaine.gov
Websitewww.portlandmaine.gov/hhs/esphome.asp
Payment InformationMedicaid/MaineCare, Home Based Care, Section 61, Private Pay, VA Funding
Income Eligibility GuidelinesProgram Specific
Age Requirements50 +

ProgramSaint Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence
AgencySaint Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence
DescriptionA nursing care facility, which provides skilled nursing care (37 beds), assisted living (44 beds), and long term nursing home care (84 beds). Also operates an Adult Day Care program Monday –Friday.
Address1133 Washington Avenue Portland, ME 04103
Phone797-0600
Hours8:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
EMailegould@sjm-me.org
Websitewww.sjr-me.com
Payment InformationPrivate Pay, Medicaid/MaineCare, Medicare, Private Insurance

ProgramTruslow Adult Day Health Center
AgencySouthern Maine Agency on Aging
DescriptionA program designed to meet the physical and social needs of the frail adult and elders. Located in Saco Maine. For more information please call.
Address333 Lincoln Street, Saco, Maine 04072
Phone283-0166
EMailbsilvia@smaaa.org
Websitewww.smaaa.org

Financial Services
ProgramHeat Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
AgencyPeople's Regional Opportunity Program
DescriptionFinancial 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.
Address510 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, ME 04101
Phone874-1140, 1-800-698-4959
Hours9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Websitewww.propeople.org/shelter.htm
Payment InformationProgram Specific
Income Eligibility GuidelinesProgram Specific

ProgramMoney Minders
AgencySouthern Maine Agency on Aging
DescriptionTrained volunteers assist seniors with bill-paying, balancing checkbook, money management issues.
Address136 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone396-6500, 1-800-427-7411, TTY 883-0532
EMailmmcgreenhan@smaaa.org
Websitewww.smaaa.org
Payment InformationSmall fee, can be reduced for people with low incomes
Age Requirements60+ or people with disabilities

Health Care Services
ProgramIn Home Assistance
AgencyFamily Home Care
DescriptionProvides in home non-medical care including daily meal preparation, housekeeping, transportation, medication reminders, shopping, errands, companionship, along with many other services.
Address23 Everett St, Westbrook, ME 04092
Phone207-591-4598 or 203-919-0502
EMailfamilyhomecarellc@yahoo.com
Websitewww.familyhomecarellc.com
Payment InformationPrivate Pay

ProgramHome Health Care
AgencyHomeHealth Visiting Nurses of Southern Maine
DescriptionThis home health agency provides skilled home health services, flu immunization clinics, a certified diabetes educator, specialized wound care nursing, mental health care, and a friendly visitor program.
Address901 Washington Avenue, Suite 104, Portland, ME 04103 and 15 Industrial Park Road, Saco, ME 04072
Phone775-7231, 1-800-660-4867
Hours8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Websitewww.chsmaine.org/
Age Requirements65+

ProgramNon-medical in home support services, Geriatric care assessment, Holistic counseling
AgencyHomePartners, LLC
DescriptionHomePartners assists with daily activities including errands and appointments, light housework, cooking and meal planning, medication reminders, insurance and banking paperwork, respite care, and companionship. Geriatric care assessment provides a comprehensive overview of home safety and ability to live independently.
Address136 U.S. Route 1, Suite 4, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone767-4944
Hours8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
EMailhmeprtners@aol.com
Websitewww.homepartnersllc.com
Payment InformationPrivate Pay
Age RequirementsServes older adults

ProgramHospice Services
AgencyHospice of Southern Maine
DescriptionProvides end of life care for patients with terminal illness & their caregivers. Following hospice philosophy, physical, emotional, & spiritual services are provided. The interdisciplinary team includes physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers
Address901 Washington Avenue, Suite 104, Portland, ME 04103
Phone771-4770, 1-866-621-7600
Hours8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Payment InformationPrivate Pay, Insurance, Medicare

ProgramNew England Family Healthcare
AgencyNew England Family Healthcare
DescriptionProvide in-home support services for seniors & people with disabilities. Services include personal care, meals, medication reminders, light housekeeping, shopping, respite for family caregivers, transportation & companionship.
Address125 Presumpscot St., Portland, ME 04103
Phone699-4663, FAX 699-4261
EMailnefamilyhlt@gwi.net
Websitewww.homehealthcaremaine.com
Payment InformationPrivate pay or third-party as appropriate
Age Requirements18+

Housekeeping & Minor Repairs
ProgramRecreation, Transportation & Reminder Services. Also, Chore Services - heavy housekeeping & Companion/Homemaking Services
AgencyAging Excellence
DescriptionProvides at-home support services & recreational opportunities for older adults. Services include homemaking, heavy chore service, transportation, telephone reassurance/reminder service, social trips and outings.
Address251 Congress Street, P.O. Box 8660, Portland, ME 04104
Phone771-0991
Websitewww.seniorsonthego.com
Payment Information$30 per month up to 31 contacts, $40 per month up to 62 contacts
Age Requirements50+

ProgramHome and Family Services
AgencyCatholic Charities Maine
DescriptionProvides homemaking services to allow elderly clients, disabled individuals, and families in crisis to remain in their homes. Also helps families needing support with parenting skills and child rearing. Services include grocery shopping and errands, light housework, household management, emotional support, parenting skills, and occasional respite care.
AddressP.O. Box 10660, Portland, ME 04104
Phone1-800-781-8550
EMailinfo@ccmaine.org
Websitewww.ccmaine.org
Payment InformationSliding Scale Fee

ProgramRefugee and Immigration Services - Elder Outreach
AgencyCatholic Charities Maine
DescriptionProvides support services to elder immigrants and refugees, including help finding translators, housing, legal services, and other resources. This new program includes outreach to isolated seniors and creation of services based on observed needs.
AddressP.O. Box 10660, Portland, ME 04104
Phone871-7437 x710, Kathy Harris
Hours8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
EMailkharris@ccmaine.org
Websitewww.ccmaine.org/refugee.html
Payment Informationno charge

ProgramHome-based assistance
AgencyHome Instead Senior Care
DescriptionProvides non-medical support services in the home, including help with daily chores, meal preparation, light housekeeping, shopping ,errands and companion service. Provides respite for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's.
Address31 Main Street Gorham, ME 04038
Phone839-0441, 1-866-600-0441
EMailinfo@homeinsteadmaine.com
Websitewww.homeinstead.com
Payment InformationPrivate Pay

ProgramEast End Time Dollar Exchange, Portland West Time Dollar Exchange
AgencyHour Exchange Portland
DescriptionA volunteer service exchange program. Members provide over 500 services to other members. Services include transportation, minor home repairs, massage therapy, and volunteer opportunities for all ages. Please call for more information.
Address516 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101
Phone619-4437
HoursHours 10-5 M-Th and by appointment
Websitewww.hourexchangeportland.org
Payment InformationMembership required to exchange services with other members

ProgramMr. Fix It
AgencySouthern Maine Agency on Aging
DescriptionVolunteers perform minor home repairs and maintenance. Volunteer labor is donated.
Address136 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone396-6500, 1-800-427-7411, TTY 883-0532
EMailihavu@smaaa.org
Websitewww.smaaa.org
Payment InformationPay for materials. Labor is free.
Age Requirements60+

ProgramCongregate Housing
AgencySouthern Maine Agency on Aging
DescriptionThe congregate housing program provides a daily meal, homemaker service, and service coordination to qualified seniors living in six different Portland Housing Authority properties.
Address136 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone396-6500, 1-800-427-7411, TTY 883-0532
EMailsmaaa@smaaa.org
Websitewww.smaaa.org

Meals
ProgramJewish Community Alliance
AgencyJewish Family Services
DescriptionProvides a variety of social, educational & recreational programs for seniors and families. Also provides counseling services, information and referral services, case management for seniors, friendly visitor program & Kosher Meals on Wheels.
Address57 Ashmont Street, Portland, ME 04103
Phone772-1959
EMailjco@mainejewish.org
Websitewww.mainejewish.org
Payment InformationPrivate Pay, Member/Non Member Fees

ProgramMeals on Wheels
AgencySalvation Army Senior Center
DescriptionProvides home delivered meals to seniors who live in Portland only.
Address297 Cumberland Avenue, P.O. Box 3647, Portland, ME 04101
Phone774-6304 x254 or x255
Hours8:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
Websitewww.salvationarmy.org
Payment Information$5.00 per year
Age Requirements60+

ProgramMeals on Wheels
AgencySouthern Maine Agency on Aging
DescriptionHot, nutritious meals for older people, particularly those who are frail and home bound.
Address136 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone396-6500, 1-800-427-7411, TTY 883-0532
EMailsmaaa@smaaa.org
Websitewww.smaaa.org

ProgramCongregate Housing
AgencySouthern Maine Agency on Aging
DescriptionThe congregate housing program provides a daily meal, homemaker service, and service coordination to qualified seniors living in six different Portland Housing Authority properties.
Address136 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone396-6500, 1-800-427-7411, TTY 883-0532
EMailsmaaa@smaaa.org
Websitewww.smaaa.org

Transportation
ProgramRecreation, Transportation & Reminder Services. Also, Chore Services - heavy housekeeping & Companion/Homemaking Services
AgencyAging Excellence
DescriptionProvides at-home support services & recreational opportunities for older adults. Services include homemaking, heavy chore service, transportation, telephone reassurance/reminder service, social trips and outings.
Address251 Congress Street, P.O. Box 8660, Portland, ME 04104
Phone771-0991
Websitewww.seniorsonthego.com
Payment Information$30 per month up to 31 contacts, $40 per month up to 62 contacts
Age Requirements50+

ProgramSenior Transportation Assistance
AgencyIndependent Transportation Network
DescriptionTransportation services for seniors and persons with visual impairments. Paid and volunteer drivers use private cars to transport to appointments, shopping, outings, etc. Membership application required. Customers pay by the mile.
Address90 Bridge Street, Westbrook, ME 04092
Phone854-0505
Hours24 hours
Websitewww.itnportland.org
Payment InformationOpen an account; pay by the mile; scholarships available; discounted fares for some destinations
Age Requirements65+ and persons with visual impairments

ProgramTransportation Assistance: for low income seniors and people with disabilities; Americans with Disabilities Act ParaTransit (ADAPT)
AgencyRegional Transportation Program, Inc.
DescriptionPublic transportation service for the elderly, people with mental or physical disabilities, and the visually impaired. Door to door and scheduled pick-up service to medical appointments and shopping.
Address127 St. John Street, Portland, ME 04102
Phone774-2666, 1-800-244-0704
Hours5:30am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday
EMailchuckb@rtprides.org
Websitewww.rtprides.org
Payment InformationMedicaid/MaineCare, ADAPT, SMAA
Age Requirementsnone