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Understanding ASPIRE-TANF: What are your rights?

Maine Equal Justice Partners explain how the program works, how to advocate for yourself, and where to get help when you need it. more...

Alternative Aid for Families

This is an alternative source of financial help for families who need temporary support, rather than longer term TANF benefits. more...

How Much Child Support Should I Get from DHHS? Information for TANF Families

Why can DHHS keep some of my child support? If my only income is from TANF and child support, how do I figure what I should get in child support? If I have other income besides TANF and child support, how do I figure my child support? What if the state collects more child support than I get from TANF? more...

My Maine Connection: Online Benefits Application Tool

Maine DHHS is offering this online tool My Maine Connection as another way to apply for benefits.  You may still apply in person, if you prefer, or over the phone (in programs that allow phone applications).  But this is now the most streamlined way to apply.  "Sign up" You can apply online for: TANF Food Supplements MaineCare, and more...

Parents as Scholars (PaS) Program

Find out how you - as a low-income parent - can get support for earning a college degree. more...

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