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  • Indigent Legal Services, Maine Commission on

    Phone: 207-287-3254

    Mailing Address: 171 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333

    Description: The Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services is an independent commission whose purpose is to provide efficient, high-quality representation to indigent citizens who are entitled to counsel at state expense under the United States Constitution or under the Constitution or statutes of Maine. The Commission uses assigned private attorneys and contract counsel to provide representation to criminal defendants, juvenile defendants, parents in child protective cases, and people facing involuntary commitment to a psychiatric hospital who are indigent. The Commission does not provide representation to people in other types of cases, such as divorce, eviction, foreclosure or small claims.


  • Infectious Disease Division

    Phone: 207-287-6582

    TTY: 711

    Mailing Address: 11 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333

    Description: The Division of Infectious Disease promotes and protects the health of the citizens of Maine through programs focusing on the prevention and control of infectious diseases.


  • InforME (Information Resource of Maine)

    Phone: 207-621-2600

    Mailing Address: 45 Commerce Drive Suite 10, Augusta, ME 04330

    Description: In 1998, the Maine State Legislature enacted the InforME Electronic Access to Public Information Act, which called for the creation of a public/private long-term partnership to build a portal network to public information. The network is operated with oversight by the InforME Board, comprised of public and private members, who set policy and approve fees for InforME services.


  • Information Technology, Office of

    Phone: 207-624-8800

    Work Address: 51 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME Map It
    Mailing Address: 145 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333

    Description: OIT responds to citizen requirements for cost effective eGovernment solutions; partners with State agencies and legislature to promote strategic IT innovation; maximizes the use of IT resources through strategically planned integrated solutions; and measures and benchmarks IT performance to ensure continuous improvements.


  • Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Dept. of (IFW)

    Phone: 207-287-8000

    Work Address: 284 State Street, Augusta, ME Map It
    Mailing Address: 41 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330

    Description: The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife was established to ensure that all species of wildlife and aquatic resources in the State of Maine are maintained and perpetuated for their intrinsic and ecological values, for their economic contribution, and for their recreational, scientific, and educational use by the people of the State. In addition, the Department is responsible for the establishment and enforcement of rules and regulations governing fishing, hunting, and trapping, propagation and stocking of fish, acquisition of wildlife management areas, the registration of snowmobiles, watercraft, and all terrain vehicles, safety programs for  hunters, snowmobiles, and watercraft, and the issuing of licenses (hunting, fishing, trapping, guide, etc.) and permits.


  • Insurance, Bureau of

    Phone: 207-624-8475

    TTY: 711

    Work Address: Gardiner Annex 76 Northern Ave, Gardiner, ME Map It
    Mailing Address: 34 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330

    Description: The Bureau of Insurance regulates the insurance industry through examining and licensing procedures of insurance companies, licensing producers, reviewing rates and coverage forms, conducting audits, and by sponsoring programs that enhance awareness of and compliance with State laws. TheBureau has authority to enforce the State's insurance laws and rules, initiate investigations and hold hearings concerning possible infractions.


  • International Trade Center, Maine (MITC)

    Phone: 207-541-7400

    Mailing Address: 511 Congress Street Ste 100, Portland, ME 04101

    Description: The Maine International Trade Center (MITC) is Maine's center for international business assistance. Formed in 1996, the Trade Center provides technical assistance and trade counseling, import and export leads, international credit reports, workshops, coordinated trade missions and trade shows, and many other useful services to help Maine companies seeking to succeed in international markets.  MITC offers global exposure to Maine's small and medium sized businesses. 


  • Interpreters and Transliterators of American Sign Language and English

    Phone: 207-624-8603

    TTY: 711

    Work Address: Gardiner Annex 76 Northern Ave, Gardiner, ME Map It
    Mailing Address: 35 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333

    Description: This agency oversees the examination and certification of applicants who qualify to practice as interpreters of American Sign Language orthe English language in the State of Maine.