Social Services

Caring Community 
Caring Community is an organization run by volunteers that offers Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance to those residents of Gray and New Gloucester that are in need. Application forms are available through the school system, the Gray Public Library and the town offices of Gray and New Gloucester starting early November. For more information, contact Christina at 233-0828.

Community Food Pantry
Located in the basement of the Gray First Congregational Church Parish House. Open 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.. Open to anyone in need from Gray or surrounding towns.There is a delivery service to homebound families (only in Gray) and monetary or food donations are accepted. For information call 657-4279 and leave a message in mailbox #3

Food Supplement Program
The Food Supplement Program is run by the Maine Department of Health & Human Services and helps low-income people buy food.

General Assistance (GA)
The General Assistance program provides financial assistance to Gray residents who are having difficulty meeting basic needs such as housing, utilities and food.

Meals on Wheels
Sponsored by the Southern Maine Agency on Aging. Call local at 207-396-6500 or toll free 1-800-427-7411.

Opportunity Alliance
The Opportunity Alliance works with people to build better lives and stronger communities. We provide advocacy, leadership, and support to identify the goals and address the needs of individuals, families, and communities.

Regional Transportation Program (RTP)
RTP provides low-cost transportation to persons in Cumberland County. For more information, please call 1-800-244-0704 or 774-2666.

Senior Citizen Dinners
Served at 11:30 am Tuesdays and Fridays at Finney Hall, St. Gregory's Church, North Raymond Rd. For reservations call Maxine Morse (207) 657-3615 or 1-800-400-6325 at least 2 working days in advance.

The Maine WIC (Women, Infants & Children's) Nutrition Program provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support & referrals.