Are you being treated fairly on the job - and when looking for a job?
Were you treated differently because of:
We may be able to help you. Call Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York:
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.
You can apply online for:
We provide legal services to farmworkers in Maine who harvest apples, broccoli, blueberries and other crops. We travel to labor camps to meet with workers during the harvest seasons. We provide legal services to farmworkers in other New England states and we publish Information for Farmworkers on an annual basis.
We provide legal services to members of the Micmac, Maliseet, Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Tribes and to other Indians residing in Maine. We publish the Wabanaki Legal News and the Quinnehtukqut Legal News (for tribes in Connecticut) two times per year.
This year, you won’t have to worry about losing your benefits if you get a big tax refund. Starting in 2011, any tax refunds you get will not affect most public benefits, or how much you get!
Under the law passed in December 2010:
Any Federal Tax Refund (including the Earned Income Tax and Child Tax Credit) WILL NOT count as income in determining:
If you owe someone money, they can try to collect it from you by taking you to court. This guide will help you understand the court process and the rights you have. You are the debtor. The person who you owe money to is the creditor.
It is illegal for a Maine landlord to refuse to rent to you because of your color, race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, having children, or getting public aid. Contact us if you have questions or think you have suffered illegal housing discrimination.
Here is a list of self-help information about fair housing - in several languages.
If you're being threatened with a foreclosure of your home, you are not alone. Here are some tools to help: if you are having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments, if you are already receiving threatening notices from your loan servicer, or even if you are already facing foreclosure.
We have selected a few of the most relevant topics from the IRS Tax Tips free email service.