RESOURCE PARENT CARE TEAM 

District 1 (York County Maine) Resource Parent Liason

Christi Wilson Christina.Wilson@maine.gov  207.286.2493

District 2 (Cumberland County Maine) Resource Parent Liason

Molly McLaughlin Molly.McLaughlin@maine.gov 207.822.2212

Phone supports providing information about community resources or general support and problem-solving assistance are available to all licensed resource families. In-home supports are available to eligible resource families determined by needs and experiences, including needs assessments, referrals, coordination of clinical and community supports, and education on trauma and parenting skills. Services are available in York and Cumberland counties.

York County Community Action Cooperation

Providing families with access to programs and services that address their basic needs, and offering opportunities for family growth, strength and well-being.

Kennebunk Cares Closet

The Kennebunk Cares Closet provides clothing for adults and children in need. The service is free of charge with no eligibility requirements.

Requests can be made through the closet Email at kbunkcarescloset@gmail.com

 

Open Hands, Open Heart

Open Hands Open Heart is an outreach program located adjacent to the Saco Food Pantry. The organization was founded by Elaine Fournier in 2008. It's mission is to provide clothing for needy children in York County.

A Place Called H.O.M.E.

A Place Called H.O.M.E  exists to serve the multifaceted and critical needs of older youth (16-26) who are aging out or have aged out of Maine’s foster care system and find themselves in need of a support system.
Their primary goal is to create, offer and deliver multiple opportunities for youth who are interested in participating in any of their many Initiatives.

Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

Whether you want to know more about the process, need help, or just have a simple inquiry AFFM can help. They offer a wide variety of services from helping you become a foster parent to providing support for those that are already foster parents

The Foster Closet at OVCS

The Foster Closet is a ministry of the Ossipee Valley Christian School.  Students serve the foster care community through service projects and also by providing needed items through their donation location.

ME GrandFacts and Resources

The GrandFacts state fact sheets for grandfamilies include state-specific data and programs as well as information about public benefits, educational assistance, legal relationship options and state laws.

NAMI Respite in Maine

NAMI Maine Family Respite exists to assist families by enabling a much needed break in the responsibility of caring for a child with significant developmental delays and behavioral or emotional disorders.

Through a certified provider network, trained per diem staff are available to care for children with special needs in their communities so that their parents can get a break. Qualified applicants can earn extra income while providing short-term relief to families of children with disabilities and special needs