HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED HELP?HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED HELP?
HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED HELP?
CALL FOR HELP SIGNING UP/QUESTIONS:
Consumers for Affordable Health Care
FIND IN-PERSON ASSISTANCE NEAR YOU:

Here are some of the organizations in communities around the state working to provide extra outreach and enrollment support—including help for anyone whose primary language is not English:

Consumers for Affordable Health Care

Free and confidential assistance to Mainers seeking help understanding MaineCare and private Marketplace health coverage options.

Consumer Assistance Program Helpline: 1-800-965-7476, Monday-Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm



Maine Equal Justice

Maine Equal Justice (MEJ) is a non-profit civil legal aid provider that focuses on helping people with low incomes. MEJ does not charge for its services.

Through its hotline, MEJ helps people who have problems accessing MaineCare (Medicaid) and other programs that help people with low incomes meet their basic needs. These include: Alternative Aid, ASPIRE, Child Care Subsidy, Competitive Skills Scholarship Program, Emergency Assistance, Food Supplement (SNAP), General Assistance, Immigrant Eligibility for Benefits, Parents as Scholars, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

MEJ uses the Language Line to assist people who speak languages other than English.

Hotline
(207) 626-7058 ext. 205

Toll Free
1-866-626-7059
General Info
Info@mejp.org

Maine Access Immigrant Network (MAIN)

In-person MaineCare and Marketplace health insurance assistance in English, French, Somali, Lingala, and Arabic.

French/Lingala/English
Sabine Kangombe
Sabine.Kangombe@Main1.org
Somali/English
Asha Ali
Asha.Ali@Main1.org

Somali/English
Mohammed Hassan
Mohammed.Hassan@Main1.org

Arabic
Sana Osman
Sana.Osman@Main1.org

General Questions: Info@Main1.org



City of Portland, Public Health Division’s Minority Health Program

In-person MaineCare and Marketplace enrollment assistance for minority populations. The program serves identified low-income and underserved French, Portuguese-Spanish, Arabic, and English-speaking community members.

Arabic
Dalal Almosoodi, DalalAlmosoodi@gmail.com
(207) 256-9147
Spanish
Ricardo Cabezas
Ricardo5322@yahoo.com
(207) 409-5280
French
Marc Ntunzwenimana
McNtunzwe@gmail.com
(207) 409-3430
Portuguese
Emilia Franco
EmiliaFrancoK@gmail.com
(954) 909-1611

Caucasian & African American
English-Speaking Populations

Kevin Caton
Kevin.Caton@gmail.com
(207) 266-2062

General Information
Nélida R. Berke
Minority Health Program Coordinator
NRB@PortlandMaine.gov
(207) 874-8735

New Mainers Public Health Initiative

In-person enrollment assistance for Lewiston/Auburn residents, Monday–Friday from 8 am to 6 pm, and Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 1 pm. Staff are available to work with French, Portuguese, Somali, Arabic, Amharic and Oromofa speakers

Somali/Arabic/
Amharic/Oromofa

Abdulkerim Said
Abdul@nmphi.org
(207) 241-0546
Somali/Arabic/
Amharic/Oromofa

Hibo Omer
(207) 241-0546
French
Oubah
(207) 241-0546

Portuguese
Elsa
(207) 241-0546 

Office Location: 276-280 Lisbon St., Lewiston

Wabanaki Public Health

Providing education, outreach, enrollment and referral services to Wabanaki citizens.

(207) 866-1054

 

You can also visit enroll207.com for a list of organizations providing enrollment assistance across the state.