Dear Marshwood Families, 

During these uncertain times, we all know that many people may have new or additional needs that come up. Here at Marshwood Middle School, we have compiled a list of resources that may be helpful for you and your family as we continue to navigate these unique times. Along with the list below, we also want to urge you to check out the MMS School Social Work website for MSAD # 35: for any additional information or resources. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or concerns. 

Best Regards, 

Kristine Catalogna 

Kristine "Ms. Cat" Catalogna, MSW, LCSW

School Social Worker

Marshwood Middle School 

626 Dow Hwy, Eliot, ME 03903

207-439-1399 x 8201


Family Activity Ideas


Our local beaches are open and a great way to get outside

Hiking/ Trails:

Virtual Activities for Kids/ Teens:

Wilderness Activities and Virtual Engagement for Students

Mental Health Resources: 

If there is a crisis or an emergency, please call 9-1-1, head to your nearest emergency department, or contact the Maine Crisis Hotline at 1-888-568-1112

For ME residents: Call 211 for ME resources

NAMI Maine:

Resource for families facing mental health concerns

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Teen Text line 1-515-TEXT – for peer support

For NH Residents: Call 211 for NH resources

NAMI NH Information and Resource Line - call (800) 242-6264 ext. 4, Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm or email Resource for families facing mental health concerns

NAMI NH Annual Conference Virtual Learning Series, April 15th- 22nd (free):

Crisis Text Line – free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

Food Pantries


End 68 Hours of Hunger (207) 337-1294 Email:


  • Footprints Food Pantry 

  • 37 Old Post Road, Kittery, Maine

  • https://www.footprintsfoodpant...

  • Client Hours- Tues. 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm and Wed. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm


  • (Serves Kittery, Kittery Point, and Eliot)

  • Table of Plenty Meal Program: (Now open for drive thru pickup) St. Raphael’s Church 6 Whipple Road, Kittery Hours: Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm


Gather 210 West Rd., #3, Portsmouth, NH (603) 436-0641 Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-5:00pm; Fridays 9:00am-1:00pm

Kittery Post Office Parking Lot: Hours: Wednesday 2:30-4:30PM *Check winter hours on Gather’s website:


  • End 68 Hours of Hunger (207) 337-1294- Email:

  • South Berwick Community Food Pantry 47 Ross St., South Berwick- (207) 384-2193 Hours: Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm; 1st & 3rd Friday, 10:00am-11:30pm

State of Maine Department of Heath & Human Services General Assistance Program: 1-800-442-6003

Housing Assistance/ Homeless Shelters


  • Caring Unlimited- Domestic Violence Shelter


  • York County Shelter Program- Family Shelter and Individual Shelter

(207) 324-1137



  • Crossroads House

Assistance Available 24/7- (603) 436-2218

Shelter Admission & Coordinated Entry (M-F 9-5) (603) 435-2448

Other Community Resources


  • Caring Unlimited

York County Domestic Violence Program 24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-239-7298

  • Eliot General Assistance/Fuel Assistance

Eliot Town Office - 1333 State Rd., Eliot

Apply for assistance in person Wednesdays from 8:00am-4:00pm, and other office hours times in an emergency.

General Assistance Administrator, Melissa Albert (207) 439-1817 ext. 20 

  • Fair Tide

Long term solutions for homeless individuals and families - providing homeless case support and a thrift store.

15 State Rd., Kittery, ME - (207) 439-6376

Thrift Store Hours: Monday - Friday 10-5; Saturday 10-5; Sunday - Closed

  • Families First - Mobile Health & Dental Services

For adults in temporary housing or unstable housing Families First provides medical & dental care, access to substance misuse treatment and psychiatric care, medications (No Narcotics), help applying for Medicaid, housing and other benefits. - (603) 422-8208

  • Fuel & More

Heating fuel, wood pellets, electric heat, resources, and support for the Kittery community.  - (207) 703-8288

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-965-5762 or (207) 324-5762

  • York County Community Action - 207-439-2699

  • York County WIC

How to Apply: Call (207) 459-2942; Email:; Online:

  • York Hospital Health Care Help Center

Clinical, Financial, Community, Information, Advice, Answers (207) 752-8642

York Hospital Financial Assistance Program: Monday - Friday 8 - 4:30PM or by appointment