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
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.
A government sponsored resource to identify ways to help pay for college or vocational training.
*** 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.
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 PM
Are you exploring your options for a new job or career? Short-term training certificates, or an associate or bachelor’s degree, may be more affordable then you think.
Find the jobs and training programs in your area, and have help updating your resume using the Department of Labor’s Maine JobLink
The SBA Maine District Office offers statewide virtual and in-person business education workshops and events. Click here for more information.
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