Immigrant Community Groups

General Information


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.

 

Statewide


Angolan Community of Maine

About:  The Angolan Community of Maine brings Angolan people together in their new home in Maine.

Visit the Facebook page here.

 

Burundi Community Association of Maine

About:  The Burundi Community Association of Maine brings Burundian people together in their new home in Maine.

Visit the Facebook page here.

 

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

Email:  cocomaine2012@gmail.com

Visit the website or the Facebook page here.

 

Empower the Immigrant Woman

About:  This organization seeks to empower, educate, and inspire Maine’s vibrant and growing community of immigrant women.

Visit the website or the Facebook page here.

 

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.

Contact Persons:

President: Mathias Ntimira

Phone: (207) 252-8180                    Email: ntimiram@gmail.com

 

Vice President: Roger Ruganzu

Phone: (207) 232-8118                    Email: rruganzu@gmail.com

 

Advisor: Georges Budagu

Phone: (207) 239-9555                   Email: bgeorges@avestahousing.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

Email:  info.rwandansinme@gmail.com

Visit the website or the Facebook page here.

 

Somali Community Center

About:  The Somali Community Center is dedicated to supporting Maine’s Somali community through advocacy, mentorship, youth activities, and literacy education.

Visit the website or the Facebook page here.

 

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

See a map or visit the website.

 

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

See a map or visit the website.