HAH will match you with a volunteer who will call each week to chat, share senior resources and upcoming events. If you have a neighbor or friend who might be interested, call Linda Strickland at the Harpswell Town Office, 207-833-5771, to sign up for this program.
Volunteer Transportation Network (VTN)
HAH recruits volunteer drivers from Harpswell to give free rides to Harpswell adult residents unable to drive. Drivers and riders must first register with People Plus
HAH has partnered with Habitat for Humanity 7 Rivers Maine to do basic home repairs for older Harpswell residents. For information on eligibility, call the Town Office at 207-833-5771. For a list of types of work done, click here.
HAH trained volunteers talk with homeowners to identify needs in the areas of socialization, transportation, and health and wellness and recommends available resources. For more information about this service, click here.
Lunch with Friends
Lunch with Friends is a great way to connect with friends and neighbors. Lunches are free and everyone is welcome. Check the Harpswell Aging at Home Facebook page or News on this website for the schedule of the dates and locations. In addition, the Food Committee wants to inform the public of this policy: Please Note: due to COVID 19, we are not currently providing Lunch with Friends, but at some point in the future. we hope to resume this program.
"It is the policy of the Harpswell Aging at Home Food Team to refrain from political, religious or commercial activities at any public food event. One of Harpswell Aging at Home’s Food Team goals is to “increase Community spirit and involvements.” To this end, the Team prefers that donations to its programs be from Harpswell residents and sponsor groups".
HAH now has a program to assist with a variety of inside household chores that have become difficult for residents to maintain. For information on eligibility, call the Town Office at 207-833-5771.
Please Note: due to COVID 19, we are not currently doing home interior projects but hope to resume them at some point in the future.
Meals in a Pinch (MIP)
MIP supports seniors by providing occasional nutritious meals. It also provides meals on an emergency basis. MIP helps older adults remain as independent as possible while remaining in their homes. For more information, click here.
HAH recruits volunteers for SEARCH. SEARCH connects seniors with community volunteers to assist with support services such as: companionship, help with grocery shopping, appointments, errands, and other services. To volunteer, click here.