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Food and Nutrition Resources

Cooking Matters

Contact: Celia Yodice
Healthy SV447 North Main Street
Pittsfield
207-487-3890 Ext: 2734
Cooking Matters for Maine is a partnership between Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit, and Good Shepherd Food Bank. Cooking Matters has partnered with Healthy SV to offer cooking and nutrition education classes in the Sebasticook Valley. Culinary instructors, nutrition instructors, and staff from Healthy SV are working together to teach people of all ages about good nutrition and how to prepare healthy, tasty meals and snacks.

Living Well for Better Health

SVH Community Health

447 North Main Street
Pittsfield
FMI: 207-487-3890 Ext. 2735
Living Well for Better Health is a six week program for anyone living with a long-term health problem, such as asthma, diabetes, COPD, heart disease, obesity, etc. Anyone living with a long-term health condition is welcome. Classes are offered throughout the year and registration is required. Call for details.

Meals on Wheels

Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties

Eastern Area Agency on Aging

450 Essex Street
Bangor
207-941-2865
1-800-432-7812
info@eaaa.org

Somerset, Kennebec, and Waldo Counties

Spectrum Generations

1 Weston Court, Suite 203
Augusta
1-800-639-1553
Meals on Wheel criteria:
Must be 60 years of age or older, be unable to prepare a meal and have no one available to prepare a meal for them. Meals on Wheels is available on a short or long term basis.

WIC

Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties

103 Texas Avenue
Bangor
207-992-4570
1-800-470-3769
Fax: 207-941-3063

Somerset and Kennebec Counties

165 North Avenue
Skowhegan
207-474-7463
1-888-942-6333
Fax: 207-474-7461
WIC is a nutrition program for thousands for Maine families, helping Maine children grow up strong and healthy. WIC food benefits are available based on income guidelines and the most current nutritional research.

Penquis CAP

50 North Street
Dover-Foxcroft
207-564-7116
Fax: 207-564-2218
www.penquis.org
Child development, transportation, financial counseling, heating and fuel assistance

Food Banks

DOVER - FOXCROFT

Living Word Community Food Cupboard
1207 West Main Street, Dover - Foxcroft
1st and 3rd Friday each month 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

GUILFORD

Guilford Economic Partnership Food Pantry
31-C High Street P.O. Box 1, Guilford
2nd & 4th Fridays of each month 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

CANAAN

Canaan Community Food Bank
272 Main Street (Rt. 2), Canaan
1st and 3rd Monday each month 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

CORNVILLE and ATHENS

Cornville/Athens Food Cupboard
493 West Ridge Road, Cornville
2nd Saturday of each month 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

HARTLAND

Tri-Town Food Cupboard
9 A Hubbard Ave, Hartland
Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

NORRIDGEWOCK

Norridgewock Community Food Cupboard
227 Waterville Road, Norridgewock
1st and 3rd Tuesday each month 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
2nd and 4th Tuesday each month 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.