Community Resources

 

Alzheimer Support

A free service that assists Freedom families who have loved ones with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Avian Haven

Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center located in Freedom.

Freedom Community Historical Society

Research, preserve, interpret and make alive the rich, cultural history of Freedom.

Hills to Sea Trail

Local hiking trail that goes from Unity to Belfast and winds its way through Freedom.

Higher Opportunity for Pathways to Employment (HOPE)

Helping Maine families pursue training and education beyond high school.  This program helps individuals achieve their career plans by addressing barriers to success.  HOPE provides financial support to eligible parents for costs related to training and education to help parents enroll in and complete their training or education program.

Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area

Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area is a non-profit organization founded in 1980 and serving 27 communities in Central Maine.  HVWA provides non-medical support to individuals and their families during the last phases of life, and support to loved ones throughout the grieving process. HVWA also educates the community regarding issues related to death and grieving.

Maine SNAP Employment and Training Program
 

Maine SNAP E&T helps SNAP recipients get job training and education so they can find and keep good paying jobs.  There are a lot of opportunities available to you at no cost.  This program can help with training, tuition, transportation and other supports.

Southwestern Waldo County Broadband Coalition

Spectrum Generation, Meals on Wheels Program

Better Internet Starts With All of US

Our goal is to bring broadband internet service to the towns of Freedom, Liberty, Montville and Palermo. Broadband means a high-speed internet connection. It provides the reliability and speeds required by your home, businesses, telecommuters, students of all ages, telehealth users, municipalities and residents.

The Meals on Wheels program provides delicious, nutritionally balanced meals for homebound individuals 60 years of age or older and to persons with a disability who are unable to prepare a meal due to physical or mental limitations, or who have no one to prepare a meal for them. Meals on Wheels are delivered to homes by our dedicated volunteers and staff. This also provides an opportunity to check in on the meal recipient as a safety measure.

Unity Area Regional Recycling Center

Freedom is one of eight member towns of the recycling center that can use the center at no additional cost.

Unity Public Library

Located at 38 School Street in Unity, the Unity Public Library offers free membership to residents and taxpayers of Unity, Thorndike, Troy, Freedom, and Burnham.

University of Maine Extension Service for Waldo County

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension has 16 county offices located throughout Maine.  County staff, working in collaboration with local citizen advisory boards, determine what educational programs will best serve county residents.  Programs and topics include 4-H, agriculture, home horticulture, water quality, business and money management, and more.

Waldo Civil Defense Association (WCDA)

WCDA is an educational non-profit serving as an auxiliary of the Waldo County Emergency Management Agency.  The purpose is to provide a forum for disaster preparedness education and training within Waldo County.

Waldo County Bounty

Waldo County Bounty is a hunger relief initiative working to improve access to locally-grown foods for people experiencing food insecurity in Waldo County, Maine.