I would like to welcome you to the State of Maine and to the programs we provide here at Maine Access Immigrant Network (MAIN).
I remember clearly how difficult it was when I first came to America to navigate the health care and social services systems. I was fortunate in finding community people here in Portland willing to help me. My passion is to help others in the same way that others helped me.
Our organization works hard to build a stronger multicultural community in Portland by addressing refugee/asylee health literacy, health care enrollment, and coordination of health care services. Our team of Community Health Outreach Workers provide resource and referral information in their native languages; Arabic, French, and Somali.
Our goal is to ensure equal access to programs and services for New Mainers from Africa and the Middle East.
Welcome to MAIN!
MAIN has a team of five community health workers who provide bridging services to mainstream resources. Our team is comprised of Certified Application Counselors who help individuals navigate the American Healthcare system, including marketplace enrollment and informational workshops about the Affordable Care Act. The staff provides care management and case management.
Community Health Worker
Language: Somali, English