Community Resource Guide

In addition to the community activities and services sponsored directly by the Church, there are quite a few other local resources available to those in need. The following guide may help you identify the right organization to contact.

Resource/Program Types

Emergency (Immediate) Crisis Connections
General Elder Care/Hospice
Children/Family Shelters
Medical/Dental/Mental Health Emergency Fuel/Electric Assistance
Local Resource Connections Low Income Legal Assistance
Substance Abuse Food/Clothing

For a printer-friendly PDF version of the Community Resource Guide, click this link: 2017 Community Resource Guide

Emergency (Immediate) Crisis Connections
24 hours a day/7 days a week



Medical/Dental/Mental Health

Local Resource Connections

Elder Care/Hospice

Substance Abuse

  • AA/NA/Al-Anon479-1779
    (24-hour hotline, visit website for local meeting information)


Emergency Fuel/Electric Assistance

  • Dolly Fisher Emergency Heating Fund (Blue Hill Peninsula)412-8072
    (Firewood, oil, propane, electric, food vouchers: run by First Congregational Church of Blue Hill)
  • Friends for a Warmer Town359-8394
    (Fuel, winterization: run by Brooklin Town Hall)
  • Surry Fuel Assistance Program667-5912
    (Fuel: run by Surry Town Hall)
  • Island Heating Assistance Program348-6602
    (Fuel: run by Deer Isle Sunset Congregational Church)
  • HEAP & THAW Fund/DCP664-2424
    (Emergency heating assistance for Hancock and Washington counties)

Low Income Legal Assistance


  • Tree of Life Food Pantry374-2900
    (Food Pantry- Th. 9am-3pm.)
    (Turnstyle- Used clothing, Th.10am-5pm & Tue./Sat. 10am-3pm) Blue Hill
  • Simmering Pot374-2891
    (Free meal, Mon. 2:30pm-6pm, except holidays) First Congregational Church of Blue Hill
  • Island Food Pantry348-6181
    (Thurs. 5:30pm-7pm, closed 5th Thurs.) 6 Memorial Ln, Stonington

For a more comprehensive Resource Guide:
Healthy Peninsula Community Resource Guide