Housekeeping & Minor Repairs

Program
Recreation, Transportation & Reminder Services. Also, Chore Services - Heavy Housekeeping & Companion / Homemaking Services
Agency
Aging Excellence
Description
Provides at-home support services and recreational opportunities for older adults. Services include homemaking, heavy chore service, transportation, telephone reassurance / reminder service, social trips, and outings.
Address
251 Congress St.
P.O. Box 8660
Portland, ME 04104
Phone
207-771-0991
Website
Aging Excellence
Payment Information
$30 per month up to 31 contacts
$40 per month up to 62 contacts
Age Requirements
50+

Program
Home & Family Services
Agency
Catholic Charities Maine
Description
Provides homemaking services to allow elderly clients, disabled individuals, and families in crisis to remain in their homes. Also helps families needing support with parenting skills and child rearing. Services include grocery shopping and errands, light housework, household management, emotional support, parenting skills, and occasional respite care.
Address
P.O. Box 10660
Portland, ME 04104
Phone
1-800-781-8550
Email Email
Website
Catholic Charities Maine
Payment Information
Sliding Scale Fee

Program
Refugee & Immigration Services - Elder Outreach
Agency
Catholic Charities Maine
Description
Provides support services to elder immigrants and refugees, including help finding translators, housing, legal services, and other resources. This new program includes outreach to isolated seniors and creation of services based on observed needs.
Address
P.O. Box 10660
Portland, ME 04104
Phone
207-871-7437, ext. 710, Kathy Harris
Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Email Email
Website
Catholic Charities Maine
Payment Information
No charge

Program
Home-Based Assistance
Agency
Home Instead Senior Care
Description
Provides non-medical support services in the home, including help with daily chores, meal preparation, light housekeeping, shopping ,errands, and companion service. Provides respite for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's.
Address
31 Main St.
Gorham, ME 04038
Phone
207-839-0441
1-866-600-0441
Email Email
Website
Home Instead Senior Care
Payment Information
Private Pay

Program
East End Time Dollar Exchange, Portland West Time Dollar Exchange
Agency
Hour Exchange Portland
Description
A volunteer service exchange program. Members provide over 500 services to other members. Services include transportation, minor home repairs, massage therapy, and volunteer opportunities for all ages. Please call for more information.
Address
516 Congress St.
Portland ME 04101
Phone
207-619-4437
Hours
Monday - Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
and
By Appointment
Website
Hour Exchange Portland
Payment Information
Membership required to exchange services with other members

Program
Mr. Fix It
Agency
Southern Maine Agency on Aging
Description
Volunteers perform minor home repairs and maintenance. Volunteer labor is donated.
Address
136 US Route One
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone
207-396-6500
1-800-427-7411
TTY 207-883-0532
Email Email
Website
Southern Maine Agency on Aging
Payment Information
Pay for materials. Labor is free.
Age Requirements
60+

Program
Congregate Housing
Agency
Southern Maine Agency on Aging
Description
The congregate housing program provides a daily meal, homemaker service, and service coordination to qualified seniors living in six different Portland Housing Authority properties.
Address
136 US Route One
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone
207-396-6500
1-800-427-7411
TTY 207-883-0532
Email Email
Website
Southern Maine Agency on Aging