Hope Acts will be in the Downtown Branch of the Portland Public Library every Tuesday to assist asylum seekers with work permit applications. For more information call, text or WhatsApp to (207) 613-5052
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Since 1884, Portland Public Library has been authorized to manage government documents, both digital and tangible, as part of the Federal Depository Library Program. You can find the government information you need in our collection, whether it’s for legal proceedings, civic engagement, applications and forms, immigration support. We would be glad to help you find what you need.
*** It is illegal to work in the US without work authorization, and doing so can be devastating to an asylum case. ***
These organizations can support New Mainers in a number of ways; housing, food and childcare, employment and education, legal advice, healthcare and making meaningful connections in your community.Learn More »
The AARP Tax-Aide program will be at Portland Public Library’s Downtown Branch on Congress Street to assist with filing your taxes for free every Wednesday from February 1 to April 12 – by appointment only (207) 518-8579.
The United Way‘s CA$H program can also file your taxes for free. To make an appointment visit www.uwsme.org/taxseason or call (207) 347-2335. Language Interpreters available.Learn More »
The Asylum Seeker Resource Center, sponsored by Hope Acts, offers assistance to people seeking asylum every week at the Downtown Branch of the Portland Public Library. Their hours of service are: Thursdays and Fridays 10 AM – 3 PMLearn More »
Federal tax forms are available at all branches of the Portland Public Library. The last day for filing your taxes without an extension is April 18.
The AARP Tax Aide program will be in the Downtown Branch of the Portland Public Library and available to assist with filing your taxes for free every Wednesday from February 1 to April 12 – by appointment only (207) 518-8579.
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