Maine Families

Pregnancy Support & Infant Care Information

Maine Families: 255-0438
Pregnancy support & resources; Breastfeeding support with staff certified Lactation Counselors; Child development; Building a healthy family; Online resource library

Passages Program: 255-1468
Teen parents can earn an accredited high school diploma while staying home and caring for their baby

Text4Baby: Text Baby  to 511411
Sign up for free text messages on prenatal health and newborn health and safety information.

We Care Community Baby Center: 255-8903
Free diapers, wipes and other baby care needs available monthly to WIC or MaineCare eligible families.  Now with two locations:
Lubec: 44 South Street (the old high school)
+++ 2nd & 3rd Wednesdays 1p – 4pm
Machias: 5 Water Street
+++ Mondays 9a – 11am
+++ Tuesdays 9a – 1p
+++ Wednesdays 9a – 11a

New!  We Care Baby Center is now providing delivery service for the Machias area on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month for families that cannot get to the center due to lack of transportation, illness, or other issues.  Call 255-8903 or send a message to We Care’s Facebook page to get on the delivery list.

We Care also has a closet of gently used clothing, shoes, outerwear, toys, and books donated from the community and We Care participants. For more information contact:

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Calais 454-3634 | Machias 255-8280
Calais: 43 Union Street
+++ Every Tuesday, 1st & 3rd Thursdays 8:30a – 4pm
Machias: 247 Main Street
+++ Mondays 8:30a – 4pm
+++ Wednesdays 8:30a – 4pm
+++ 2nd & 4th Thursdays 8:30a – 4p
+++ Fridays 9a – 3p
Healthy food; Breastfeeding support; Food vouchers for pregnant women and children under age five; Referrals to healthcare and other community services. Call for more info or to make an appointment