Social service agencies
Bangor General Assistance Office 103 Texas Ave., Bangor 941-0257 Bangor residents only; emergency financial help for rent, electricity, telephone (when medically necessary) and medications.
Community Health & Counseling Services 42 Cedar St., Bangor 947-0366 or (800) 924-0366 Case management, individual and group counseling.
Maine Department of Human Services 396 Griffin Road, Bangor 561-4100 or (800) 432-7825 Food stamps; Medicaid; Women, Infants and Children program; ASPIRE program.
Northeast Occupational Exchange 29 Franklin St., Bangor 942-3816 or (800) 857-0500 Case management, individual and group counseling.
Penquis Community Action Program 262 Harlow St., Bangor 973-3500 Home Energy Assistance Program, child development programs, family education.
Food cupboards
Abundant Life Church 263 Texas Ave., Bangor 945-5577 10 a.m.-noon, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Bangor Area Homeless Shelter 26 Cedar St., Bangor 947-0092 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.
Bangor Rescue Mission 126 Third St., Bangor 942-4161 Noon-1:45 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Hammond Street Congregational Church 28 High St., Bangor 942-4381 10 a.m.-noon, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (Photo ID required.)
Manna Soup Kitchen 180 Center St., Bangor 990-2870 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Public meals
Manna Soup Kitchen 180 Center St., Bangor 990-2870 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Friday breakfast, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Sunday brunch, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
St. John's Episcopal Church 234 French St., Bangor 947-0156 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. second Saturday each month.
Salvation Army: Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen 65 South Park St., Bangor 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. 8 a.m.- 9 a.m. Sunday.
Together Place 2 Second St., Bangor 941-2897 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Unitarian Universalist Church 120 Park St., Bangor 947-7009 4 p.m.-5 p.m., last Saturday of each month.
Bangor Rescue Mission 126 Third St., Bangor 942-4161 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
My Choice (maternity and baby clothes) 181 State St., Bangor 941-8809 Monday through Friday.
Salvation Army Thrift Store Broadway Shopping Center, Broadway, Bangor 941-2993 Clothing by appointment: 941-2990.
The Attic 170 Center St., Bangor 945-5523 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Thursday.
Other resources
American Red Cross: Pine Tree Chapter 33 Mildred Ave., Bangor 941-2903 Provides emergency clothing and shelter for disaster victims; first aid and safety training.
Eastern Agency on Aging 450 Essex St., Bangor 941-2865 or (800) 432-7812 Provides information on benefits available to senior citizens; administers Meals for Me program. In-home visits.
Eastern Maine AIDS Network 80 Exchange St., Bangor 990-3626 Education on HIV and AIDS, referrals.
Maine Mental Health Connections 150 Union St., Bangor 941-2907 Offers social club for people with mental illness and helps people with mental illnesses to return to the community socially.
Penobscot Community Dental Clinic 1012 Union St., Bangor 992-2152 Open to Penobscot County residents; accepts MaineCare (Medicaid) and insurance, with sliding fee scale.
Pine Tree Legal Assistance 61 Main St., Bangor 942-8241 Low-cost legal services in limited cases: social security disability, tenant-landlord disputes, protection order filing.
Rape Response Services 989-5678 or (800) 310-0000; (800) 458-5599 (TTY) Twenty-four-hour hotline, support group information, referrals for additional support.
Shaw House 136 Union St., Bangor 941-2882 Short-term temporary group home for homeless adolescents.