This list of resources was created in 2019 to provide information to community members about ways to support asylum seekers in South Portland.

You can help!

Following the City Council meeting held on June 13, 2019, the City of South Portland has established a donation account to support asylum seekers arriving to Portland and the Greater Portland area.  


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  Donations can also be mailed to:

City of South Portland
Attn: Support Asylum Seekers
25 Cottage Road
South Portland, Maine  04106

Make checks payable to City of South Portland


In addition to monetary donations, many people have asked how they can volunteer or help in other ways.   There are many organizations and ways that people can get involved. 

How can you help asylum seekers in Portland?

South Portland Food Cupboard

 United Way: Volunteer to Support Families at the Expo Center

Maine Immigrants' Rights Coalition