2020 Winter Resources Guide

Posted: December 17, 2020 | Featured Post

Maine winters are no joke. The frigid weather and impressive snowfall could be fleeting or last far beyond the winter months. If there is one thing Maine people know it’s that the key to surviving Maine winters is to always be prepared for the unexpected.

Below is a guide to help Mainers respond to and get through the unexpected. If you know of a good resource that we’ve missed, please don’t hesitate to reach out.  


                    Ways to get help:

  • Dial “211” on your phone
  • Text your zip code to 898-211
  • Send an email to Info@211Maine.org
  • Department of Homeland Security

Page on preparing for and enduring winter storms: https://www.ready.gov/winter-weather


MEMA’s “Maine Prepares” site: http://www.maine.gov/mema/prepare/prep_winter.shtml

Provides info on:

Maine Housing Authority’s Home Energy Assistance Program:


Consumer Mediation Division at the Maine Attorney General’s Office: http://www.maine.gov/ag/consumer/complaints/index.shtml

  • In the event a fuel company does not respond to a request for service, constituents can contact this division of the AG’s office to file a complaint:
  • Call: 207-626-8849
  • Email: consumer.mediation@maine.gov