WINDHAM SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICE
377 Gray Road (Route 202)
HOURS LISTED BELOW
*The Food Pantry/Clothes Closet hours will be Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm.
*Distributions will be by appointment only. Please call 892-1931 for an appointment.
MEDICARE INSURANCE COUNSELING FOR SENIORS
The Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA) announces a Medicare and Benefits Counseling program in Windham and Westbrook that will save an elderly couple an estimated $3,000 a year.
Click here for a pdf copy of the pictures and information on the project.
WINDHAM RESOURCES FOR ASSISTANCE
Maine Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps) - application on line at www.maine.gov/dhhs
"Meals on Wheels"-meals for seniors call 1-800-400-6325 Southern Maine Agency on Aging www.smaa.org
Windham Senior Meals Site- lunches for seniors at Unity Gardens contact Virginia at 892-3891.
"Monday Meals"- a community dinner on most Mondays at 5:30pm. schedule- first and second Mondays of month at Assembly of God Church and third & fourth Mondays at Windham Hill UCC. For more information call Marcia York at 892-3769.
Windham Food Pantry- 892-1931 at Social Services building 377 Gray Road.
Free School Lunch Program- Lunches and breakfasts for students at Windham Schools application on line at www.windham.k12.me.us
FOOD PANTRY SUMMER LUNCHES FOR CHILDREN
The Windham Food Pantry would like to help with summer breakfast and lunch items for children who normally receive free and reduced lunches during the school year. Please contact Madeline Roberts at 892-1931 for information and sign up.
Windham Social Services- for fuel assistance call 892-1906 for appointment
"Neighbors Helping Neighbors"- A Windham community group that will provide assistance for emergency fuel for families in need. Contact Mark Bryant at 892-6591, Bill Diamond 892-8941 or Gary Plummer 892-6088.
Peoples Regional Opportunity Program (PROP) - runs WIC program a food voucher program for pregnant mothers, nursing mothers and children under five call PROP at 553-5800.
General Assistance call 892-1906 or 892-1931 for an appointment
Salvation Army Vouchers- emergency vouchers for food and medicines available contact Social Services at 892-1931.
Windham Adult Education- offers a variety of services and programs- career advisors, career training courses and workshops, GED program.
Computers are available for job searches. Also assistance available for filling out applications for assistance, call for appointments at 892-1819. Scholarships available on limited basis for programs and workshops. Check web site at www.windham.k12.me.us/wsd_adulted or www.maineadulted.org
Windham Library- offers a variety of services at no charge to Windham residents. Use of computers for job searches and resume writing. Career handbooks and reference materials are available as well as their collection of newspapers and magazines. State and Federal tax forms are also available. The Library is a wireless area for your own computer use. For more information contact the Library is 892-1908 and http://www.windham.lib.me.us
Clothes Closet on 377 Gray Road is open on Mondays 5:30 to 7:00pm. For more information call Social Services at 892-1931.
Loan Closet-the Loan Closet supplies wheelchairs and other equipment for medical and physical needs. Loan Closet is located on Windham Center Road next to Library. Contact the Town Manager's Office at 892-1907 for an appointment.
Goodwill Store at 765 Roosevelt Trail - Call 892-8463
Windham Parks and Recreation Department- keep active and healthy through the recreation programs and special events offered through Parks and Recreation Department, trail maps of local park and conservation areas available and info on Dundee Park. For more information call 892-1905 and www.windhamparksandrec.com
Maine state wide social services information call 211 or www.211maine.org
Windham Human Services Building is on 377 Gray Road and includes general assistance, food pantry and clothes closet (details above)
The Loan Closet supplies wheelchair and/or other equipment for medical/physical needs.
Contact the Town Manager's Office at 892-1907 to arrange an appointment with a volunteer to meet with you at the loan closet on Windham Center Rd.
FOOD PANTRY AND CLOTHES CLOSET
Open Monday-Thursday from 8:00am-4:30pm by appointment only and can be used one time a month for Windham residents.
There are no makeup days when closed on Mondays due to a holiday. This is located at 377 Gray Rd. (Route 202) next to Public Safety Building.
A state mandated program for people who cannot make their basic necessities.
You may make an appointment with Social Services at 892-1906. If no one answers, please leave a message as to how you can be contacted. Rene' Daniel will get back to you. The new office hours are Tuesday through Thursday 9:00-3:00.
The Social Services Department is also located at 377 Gray Rd. (Route 202) next to Public Safety Building.