The groups listed here were created to allow people from the same countries and cultures to connect and offer one another support in their new homes in Maine.
Angolan Community of Maine
About: The Angolan Community of Maine brings Angolan people together in their new home in Maine.
Burundi Community Association of Maine
About: The Burundi Community Association of Maine brings Burundian people together in their new home in Maine.
Congolese Community Association of Maine (COCOMAINE)
About: The mission of the COCOMAINE is to facilitate the integration of Congolese people and assist them during their transition to life in Maine. COCOMAINE also strives to promote entrepreneurship and Congolese culture through events and forums.
Phone: (207) 807-2256
Empower the Immigrant Woman
About: This organization seeks to empower, educate, and inspire Maine’s vibrant and growing community of immigrant women.
Mahoro Maine Association
About: The mission of the Mahoro Maine Association is to assist newcomers who are members of the Banyamulenge community with the process of integrating into their new environment here in Maine.
President: Mathias Ntimira
Phone: (207) 252-8180 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Roger Ruganzu
Phone: (207) 232-8118 Email: email@example.com
Advisor: Georges Budagu
Phone: (207) 239-9555 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rwanda Community Association of Maine
About: The Rwanda Community Association of Maine provides integration guidance and support to Rwandan immigrants in Maine.
Phone: (207) 699-8870
Somali Community Center
About: The Somali Community Center is dedicated to supporting Maine’s Somali community through advocacy, mentorship, youth activities, and literacy education.
Somali Bantu Community Association of Maine
About: The Somali Bantu Community Association of Maine helps the Somali Bantu refugee community with the transition to life in Maine.
Phone: (207) 784-5556
Immigrant Resource Center of Maine
About: Formerly the United Somali Women of Maine, Immigrant Resource Center of Maine helps to connect women with services and works to reduce gender-based violence and advocate for victims of domestic violence in refugee and immigrant communities in Lewiston.
Phone: (207) 753-0061