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More Free Stuff 

My hodgepodge page of low & no-cost resources.
If you know a free resource, share it.

Winter Farmers' Markets

November- April 2023

Sunday

Berwick, 2nd Sundays, 10 am-1 pm 

South Portland, 10 am-2 pm

 

Saturday

Bath, 9 am-12 pm

Bridgton, 9 am-12 pm

Brunswick, 9 am-12:30 pm

Portland, 9 am-1 pm 

Greater Gorham, 1st & 3rd Saturdays,

9 am-1 pm

Limington Co-Op, preorder for pickup on 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 10 am-1 pm 

Veterans get a $20 voucher at Portland & Berwick markets monthly, details here.

        Free Tech Help at Local Libraries

The Helpful List

Got a great resource? Share it

(updated Feb 2023)

Housing

State Emergency Warming Shelters

List of All Realtors & Rentals in Greater Portland

Critical Repairs for Low Income Homeowners

Senior Property Tax Rate FreezeProperty Tax Deferral

Bridgton Fuel Bank

Cumberland Wood Bank

Free Smoke Alarm Request

Free Use of Electricity Monitor

Free/Low Cost Storm Window Inserts

Tenants Rights in Maine

Maine Emergency Shelters

Transportation

Free Parking & Greater Portland Parking Guide

Portland Metro Bus Map & Schedule

GoMaine Carpool Rideshare Program

Old Orchard Seasonal Trolley

Food

Portland's Daily Meal Sites

Greater Portland's Food Pantries & Meals

Food Pantry & Meal Site Statewide Search

Meals on Wheels

Free Farm Shares for Seniors

Free Monthly Food Box for Ages 60+

Kids' Summer Meal Finder

UMA Seed Library

Clothes & Supplies

Community Care Cupboard

'In-A-Pinch' Non Food Pantry

Maine Needs- Free Clothing & Supplies

Mission of Hope Free Clothes Closet

Windham Free Clothes Closet

Free Clothing/Supplies for Low Income

Furniture Friends for Low Income

Free Cell Phones & Low Cost Landlines

Federal $30 Internet Discount for Low Income

Mental + Health

Suicide/Crisis Lifeline- Call 988

Stress Management & Resiliency Resources

State Mental Health Resources

Every AA Meeting in Maine Today

Portland Recovery Community Center

Lake Region Recovery Center

Help for Quitting Tobacco

Veterans

Free Hospital Care for Vets in Suicidal Crisis

Maine Veterans' Resource Guide

Free Respite Relief for Vet Caregivers

Free State Park Passes for Military & Vets

Miscellaneous

AARP Free Tax Help & Filing

Free At-Home Covid Tests

211Maine

Free & Low Cost Legal Services

Maine.gov Child Care Subsidy Program

Hour Exchange Portland (bartering group)

Maine Unclaimed Property Search

Low Cost Spay/Neuter Programs

More Low Income Pet Resources

The Great Free Outdoors

Enjoy my Cheat Sheets of every free outdoor space in five towns. 

  More Free Parks & Recreation 

  Find a Free Trail to Hike 

  Free Spots for Kids & Teens 

 

Free Historical Sites

Free Museums within 50 miles of Portland 

         Free Museums Statewide 

          Free Tours & Walks 

         Roadside Attractions 

Volunteer Locally

Volunteering your unique talents in the community makes the world more vibrant for everyone. There are so many options to get involved- help your town do things better, lend your skills to a nonprofit, assist a neighbor, a stranger, or take action on an issue you're passionate about. Your contribution matters, however large or small.  

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