COVID -Basics, Bills, Household Budgets, Labor Laws

KEEP TRACK OF YOUR CREDIT REPORT: During the COVID19 pandemic when daily life has been in flex, accessing your credit report is important. Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion are now offering FREE weekly online reports through April 2021. Suspicious activity or accounts you don't recognize can be signs of identity theft, and reviewing your credit report can catch problems early on! Get your free weekly credit reports (can get a report from each of the three credit bureaus) at

7/30/20 Maine Housing Doubling Rental Relief Assistance Starting August 3, 2020 - Apply Here

7/27/20 - Maine Labor Laws Info

COVID Labor Laws (Order:  English, Arabic, Spanish, Somali, Portuguese, Kinyarwanda, Khmer, Haitian Creole, and French)

6/5/20 REMINDER:  City of Lewiston Emergency Income - Mortgages, Rent, and Utilities

6/4/20 - Extension of the State’s Residential Rental Relief Program

Economic Impact Payment IRS Non-Filers Tool

Watch Your Junk Mail - Stimulus Prepaid Debit Cards are In Plain White Envelope

5/28/20 Emergency Medicare Information (Multiple Language Translations)

Call 211 - Get Connected; Get Help

Coronavirus Resource and Info Listing

Extended Unemployment Benefits - Department of Labor Info

Unemployment FAQs

Unemployment Guide

Unemployment Filing & Extra $600 Payments

Department of Labor COVID19 Info - Multiple Languages

Freddie Mac Mortgage Assistance

Fannie Mae Mortgage Assistance

4/23/20 Lewiston Announces Emergency Income for Families, Landlords, Lenders, and Small Business Community

Child Care Subsidy and Child Care Provider Info       Child Care Subsidy Application

Food Pantry Information  Please Note One Change:  New Beginnings Outreach mobile food pantry only has capacity to serve youth and young adults only under age 22 and the alumni of their programs. 

Available Local Food & Alternative Pick-up Options

Lewiston Public Schools Meal Sites

SNAP Emergency Allotments for Current SNAP Households

Maine State Housing COVID19 Rental Relief Program

Who Gets AND How to Get Economic Stimulus Check

Neighbor Helping Neighbor - Growing Our Tree Streets

Accessing Assistance Through DHHS

My Maine Connection - DHHS

Protect Yourself Financially from the Impact of Coronavirus