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COVID-19 Stimulus Checks & Public Benefits Eligibility in Maine

Posted and up-to-date on 4/29/2020 Introduction Many people who will get a stimulus check under the CARES Act may also receive public benefits. You may be worried about whether getting a stimulus check will change your eligibility for public benefits.
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Maine Public Benefits & COVID-19 FAQ

Posted and up-to-date on 4/24/2020 I need MaineCare, TANF, and/or SNAP (food stamps), where do I go to apply? These services are run through the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
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Maine and New England Farmworkers: COVID-19 and Protection from Retaliation

The law requires employers to provide a safe and healthy working environment. It is against the law for employers to retaliate against you for raising concerns about safety and health conditions. This includes concerns about COVID-19.
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Rights of Special Education Students during COVID-19

Posted and up-to-date on 4/22/2020 What do I need to know? Most schools in the state of Maine have shut down temporarily in response to the Covid-19 Outbreak. The Maine Department of Education will likely announce in the near future any further decisions regarding school closings for the remainder o
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KIDS Legal and COVID-19

Posted and up-to-date on 4/22/2020 KIDS Legal wants you to know that during this difficult time, PTLA, including KIDS Legal remains open to new cases and committed to protecting the rights of children with disabilities.
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COVID-19 Maine Eviction & Rental Housing FAQ

Posted and up-to-date as of 5/13/2020 - Check back soon for updates! Can I be evicted during the current state of emergency? Your landlord can serve you with a Notice to Quit for things like lease violations and missing rent payments.
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Home Foreclosure and COVID-19 FAQ

Posted and up-to-date as of 5/20/2020 Introduction If you can't make your mortgage payment because of the COVID-19 emergency, there is some good news:
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Maine Parental Rights & COVID-19 FAQ

Posted and up-to-date on 4/8/2020 Introduction Parents who share custody of children are wondering what social distancing and sheltering in place mean for their family law orders. Here are some common questions and answers about co-parenting during the pandemic.
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Student Loans & COVID-19 FAQ

Posted and up-to-date on 4/3/2020 Introduction On March 27th, emergency legislation called the CARES Act was signed into law in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.The law includes some relief for borrowers with federal student loans that are held by the federal government.
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Car Loans & COVID-19 FAQ

Posted and up-to-date as of 4/2/2020