Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 The 5 Councils (Maine SILC is 1 of the 5)

Maine Statewide Independent Living Council (Maine SILC)                                          Business Meeting May 11, 2017 10am – 1pm Maine State Housing Authority     July 13

State Rehab Council for Vocational Rehabilitation                                                        http://mainesrc.org                                                                                                                                            Scheduled Meetings:  2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   May 15                                                                                                                                                                  June 21                                                                                                                                                                    August 21                                                                                                                                                           September 18                                                                                                                                                        October 16  (tentative)

State Rehab Council for the Division of the Blind and Visually Impaired                                                                                      http://maine-src-dbvi.org                                                                                                       Scheduled Meetings:  2017                                                                                                                                        June 21 Noon – 3pm                                                                                                                                                 August 16   21 Noon – 3pm

Commission on Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened                                         http://www.maine.gov/rehab/advisory_councils/dod/                                                      Scheduled Meetings:  2017                                                                                                                                          Not Listed

State Workforce Board Commission on Disability & Employment                                       http://www.maine.gov/swb/committees/disabilities/index.shtml                        Scheduled Meetings 2017                                                                                                                                      May 24th 9am – Noon

Links

Resources for Goal Areas in the State Plan

Core Services For Independent Living

  • Advocacy-Encouragement and training for self-advocacy for maximum independence, together with focused advocacy at all levels to promote systems change that will remove barriers to full community integration;
  • Information & Referral-Providing state of the art and best practices information on independent living strategies and resources and direct referral to available resources and programs that aid self-reliance and independence;
  • Independent Living Skills Training-Comprehensive, direct and hands-on skills training for independent living providing the real-time, real world knowledge resources that enable people to maximize their independence using all available tools;
  • Peer Support-Mentoring that maintains and expands community knowledge and connections while building momentum for ongoing individual and systems transformations;
  • Transition Services-Nursing home to community, diversion from nursing home (only federally mandated) & youth transition to postsecondary life;    

 

Community Based Living

TRANSPORTATION

Emergency Planning/Preparedness

Find/Contact  YOUR  Maine County Emergency Management Organization  

ANDROSCOGGIN County                       Joanne G. Potvin    207-784-0147  jpotvin@androscoggincountymaine.gov    www.androscogginemea.org

AROOSTOOK County                                Darren Woods   207-493-4328    darren@aroostookema.com                           www.aroostookema.com

CUMBERLAND County                            James Budway    207-892-6785    budway@cumberlandcounty.org                 www.cumberlandcounty.org/223/emergency-management-agency

FRANKLIN County                                      Tim A. Hardy     207-778-5892  THardy@franklincountymaine.gov               www.franklincountyema.org

HANCOCK County                                       Andrew X. Sankey   207-667-8126     ema@co.hancock.me.us                                  www.co.hancock.me/site/index.php/emergency-management-agency

KENNEBEC County                                     Sean Goodwin     207-623-8407    Kclepc@gwi.net                                                 www.kcema.org

KNOX County                                                 Ray Sisk   207-594-5155     rsisk@knoxcountymaine.gov                          www.knoxcountymaine.gov/ema

LINCOLN County                                         Casey Stevens   207-882-7559     cstevens@lcc911.me                                         www.lincolncountyema.net

OXFORD County                                          Allyson Hill        207-743-6336      ahill@oxfordcounty.org                                  www.oxfordcountyema.org

PENOBSCOT County                                  Michelle Tanguay   207-945-4750  mtanguay@penobscot-county.net                www.penobscotema.squarespace.com

PISCATAQUIS County                              Thomas M. Capraro     207-564-8660   pcema@myfairpoint.net                                 www.piscataquis.us/ema

SAGADAHOC County                                Sarah Bennett   207-443-8210    sbennett@sagcounty.com                               www.sagcounty.com/departments/ema

SOMERSET County                                   Mike Smith   207-474-6788    mike.smith@somersetcounty-me.org        www.somersetcounty-me.org/emergency-management.html

WALDO County                                          Dale D. Rowley    207-338-3870        emadirector@waldocountyme.gov             www.waldocountyme.gov/ema

WASHINGTON County                           Michael F. Hinerman     207-255-3931     wnema@washingtoncountymaine.com    www.washingtoncountymaine.com/index.php/county-government/emergency-management-agency

YORK County                                                 Arthur Cleaves    207-324-1578      awcleaves@yorkcountymaine.gov                www.yorkcountyme.gov/emergency-management

 

 

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