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Career Planning and College Application Assistance

If you need help with the college preparation, application or transitions process, learn more about the assistance available through these programs:

Maine College Transitions
Maine Educational Opportunity Center 

Other Resources to Investigate

Depending on your specific circumstances, these resources may help you afford to go back to school:

Maine Department of Health and Human Services provides a wide range of programs and services to support children and families.

Maine State Housing Authority offers various programs, including subsidized and voucher housing assistance, energy assistance and home ownership support, that benefit low and moderate income families.

Maine Department of Labor – Unemployment Insurance provides information on unemployment benefits.

Maine Department of Labor – Bureau of Rehabilitation Services offers a variety of programs to support individuals with disabilities.

211 Maine is a comprehensive statewide directory of over 8,000 health and human services available in Maine.

Employees of a Next Step Maine Employer qualify for discounts at several Maine institutions making it easier for them to take a course, receive new training, or make progress on degree completion.

Scholarships for Adult Students

FAMEmaine.com

Maine Community Foundation

Maine Competitive Skills Scholarship

Adult Degree Completion Scholarship