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Community Resources

Here's some helpful information on resources beyond the supplemental food and personal items you can find at Loaves & Fishes.

General Assistance

Ellsworth City Hall
1 City Hall Plaza
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Tina Vanadestine

207-669-6630

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Community Meals

Everybody Eats!

Free meals (dine-in or takeout)
Monday 1-3 PM

Saint Dunstan’s Episcopal Church

134 State Street, Ellsworth

207-667-5495

A program of Downeast Community Partners

The Welcome Table

Free meals Wednesdays from 2:30-4 PMFirst Congregational Church

2 Church Street, Ellsworth

207-667-8321

Please call before 2 PM to reserve a meal

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Domestic Violence Prevention

Emergency Housing

Emmaus Homeless Shelter
51 Main Street, Ellsworth 
207-667-3962

Downeast Community Partners

248 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth

207-664-2424 ext 5

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Food Insecurity

Emmaus Homeless Shelter

Monday and Friday 10-2
Tuesday and Thursday 8:30-10

Please call the day before to sign up

51 Main Street, Ellsworth 
207-667-3962

Bib and Tucker 

Monday 12-2 
Thursday and Friday 10-12

Christian Ridge Church 
53 Christian Ridge Road, Ellsworth

Food Banks in Maine

Good Shepherd Food Bank maintains this comprehensive directory of food banks state-wide.

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Sexual Violence Prevention & Response

AMHC Sexual Assault Services 

offers free and private help.
Call 24/7: 800-871-7741

Text: 800-871-7741 M-F 8-5
Chat: amhcsas.org M-F 8-5

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Recipes

Good Shepherd Food Bank's Nutrition for ME is a great source for easy-to-make recipes using ingredients you have at home.

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