Am I eligible for TANF?

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a program for low income families with children. It provides cash benefits each month, and may also help you pay high housing costs. TANF is funded by the federal government, but each state sets up a program with rules specific to that state. This article only applies to TANF in Maine. We have put… More

Maine Fair Housing Newsletter

The Fair Housing Newsletter is a publication of Pine Tree Legal Assistance, through the Fair Housing Initiative Program, Maine. It covers important fair housing information and developments, and highlights other fair housing resources.

MaineCare Section 17: What's Really Going On?

Section 17: What’s Really Going On? What do I need to know? Are you worried you might lose Section 17 services because of the recent changes?  Have you gotten a notice that you are no longer eligible for Section 17 services? This guide answers some common questions and explains the changes to Section 17 eligibility.

Foreclosure: Can I Save My Home? (video)

Short video about home foreclosure process in Maine.

Wabanaki and Quinnehtuhqut Legal News

The Wabanaki Legal News is published by Pine Tree Legal Assistance - focusing on news of special interest to Native Americans in Maine. We also publish the Quinnehtuhqut Legal News - a newsletter for Native Americans in Connecticut.

What to Do if You are Denied Entry to Canada Because of a Past Criminal Conviction

This document is for U.S. citizens only. It is not meant to be legal advice. For more help with this issue, tribal members may call PTLA Native American Unit at: 1-877-213-5630.  

Tips for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Watch this video to learn some basics about foreclosure in Maine. Then go to our Foreclosure Prevention Toolkit to view more videos and read more detailed self-help information.  

Maine Food Supplement Estimators

Use our food supplement estimators to figure out if you may be eligible and for how much.