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:
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 (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.
In-person MaineCare and Marketplace health insurance assistance in English, French, Somali, Lingala, and Arabic.
General Questions: [email protected]
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.
Dalal Almosoodi, [email protected]
|Caucasian & African American|
English-Speaking PopulationsKevin Caton
Nélida R. Berke
Minority Health Program Coordinator
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
Providing education, outreach, enrollment and referral services to Wabanaki citizens.
You can also visit enroll207.com for a list of organizations providing enrollment assistance across the state.