Social Security & Medicare

1-800-300-5000 or (207) 624-8475

Services: The Bureau of Insurance answers questions about insurance complaints about health professionals, agents or brokers.  Call to request publications about health insurance, long-term care insurance, and Medicare supplemental insurance.

(207) 941-2865

450 Essex Street, Bangor, ME, United States

Services: The EAAA offers counseling about government benefits available to retired people. The EAAA houses the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), which provides information and education about health insurances and fraud prevention for seniors and disabled adults, including Medicare, MaineCare, and Long-Term Care.  The service uses paid staff and trained volunteers to provide one-on-one help.


202 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME, United States

Services: Open 8am to 5pm daily except weekends. Counseling is available for likely social security benefits and disability programs such as SSI.  The Social Security office also offers consultation about health care programs.