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Mid-Coast Veterans Council
Mid-Coast Veterans Council

Mid-Coast Veteran Council 

Serving Maine and Vermont

Trusted Professionals

We have the knowledge and expertise to help you walk through all sorts solutions for Military and Veterans, Families of Military and Veterans with Financial, Jobs, Home and Veterans Administration difficulties better than anyone.  For more than 20 years, we have helped countless Veterans navigate the waters of the problems that they are faced with success.   We can help with Financial, Housing, phone, heating, and endless amount of other issues that face veterans and there families.


We are located at: 62 Pegasus Street, Brunswick Landing, Suite 101 Brunswick, ME 04011



As a veteran who transitioned from Active Duty to the Maine Army National Guard, I understand the challenges that arise when balancing military duty, work and family. Please know that no matter where you are in your transition ‚Äď or how long you’ve been out of the service – the Bureau’s goal is to support you by being a one-stop resource for all of your information needs and to offer exceptional advocacy for Maine‚Äôs veterans.

We are fortunate in Maine to have a rich tradition of military service. Over 300,000 Mainers have been affected by service, whether as a veteran, retiree, family member, Guard or Reserve, or active duty personnel. Many of our veterans have returned home to become community leaders and advocates for other veterans through the Maine Military and Community Network and other Veteran Councils.

Brunswick Retired Activities Office

We assist military retirees, veterans, and family members with any military benefits/veterans administration claims or questions, to include survivors benefits.

Street Address:    62 Pegasus Street
Unit B Box 5 Brunswick, ME 04011

Phone Number: 207-406-4103

Preserving the 65 Year History of Hunting Submarines
Poised just hundreds of feet from the icy North Atlantic, with a legacy of over 65 years of relentless vigilance, Naval Air Station Brunswick, Maine, carved a unique place in US and Naval history and played a critical role in maritime patrol aviation world-wide.  With important contributions during World War II, Vietnam and the Cold War, and with squadron deployments to Korea, the Far East, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, tens of thousands of sailors trained and flew from Brunswick, often in harm’s way and usually out of the limelight.
At this moment in time and history, as Cold War memories fade and photographs, films and verbal narratives lose their relevance or disappear altogether, it is critically important that we collect, consolidate and conserve the thousands of facts, artifacts, stories and historical incidents that tell the complete story of U.S. maritime patrol aviation.


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Boothbay Veterans Emergency Temporary Trailers

Our Mission is to provide short term shelter for Homeless Veterans who do not have immediate access to shelter or a warm bed.  At the present we are partnered with Maine Veterans Affairs at Togus VA Medical Center to identify current needs.  We have served over 30 veterans in the past 2 years and continue to fill the need of the homeless veterans.


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VFW Post 2197 in Topsham

Meeting Every Second Thursday of the month.
No One Does More For Veterans. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces.
We trace our roots back to 1899 when veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service. Many arrived home wounded or sick. There was no medical care or veterans’ pension for them, and they were left to care for themselves. 


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Post 20 American Legion Post in Brunswick, ME
Post 202 American Legion Post in Topsham, ME
Post 21 American Legion Post in Bath, ME
Post 36 American Legion Post in Boothbay, ME
Post 42 American Legion Post in Damariscotta, ME
Maine American Legion Department
Maine American Legion Forms and Applications


Veterans Affairs


Maine Healthcare System, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers. Find a health facility near you, and manage your health online. Sign up for community events and updates.

Veterans Administration Health Care/Togus (VHA/Togus):
Veterans Administration Benefits Regional Office/Togus (VBA/Togus):
Togus VA Medical Center


Maine Bureau of Veterans Services

Maine Bureau of Veterans Services:

Maine Veterans Resource Guide

Music for MilitaryMusic For Military: founded by US Navy Submarine Vet. We help with fundraising efforts through music. “Healing Through Every Beat”
‚ÄúHonor to the Soldier, and Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country‚Äôs cause. Honor also to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field, and serves, as best he can, the same cause‚ÄĒhonor to him, less only than to him, who braves, for the common good, the storms of heaven and the storms of battle.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒAbraham Lincoln


Maine Veterans Project

Maine Veterans Project

The Maine Veterans Project offers a variety of programs and services for Maine veterans. Through strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and generous donations we are able to keep these programs going strong while continuously striving to improve our reach.

Currently, MVP offers the following programs and services to qualified veterans:

MVP REC:  The Maine Veterans Project is proud to introduce programs intended to bring veterans together through both indoor and outdoor recreation activities.

Heating Fuel:  Disabled Maine Veterans with a valid ID card, a financial need, and an account with RH Foster. To establish an account, please call 947-3835 and tell
them you are setting up an account for the MVP heating fuel program. 

Vehicle Donation:  The MVP Vehicle Donation Program has provided dozens of inspected, reliable vehicles to Maine veterans. Every vehicle we’ve received has been from a
generous Maine company or citizen. We then make sure the vehicle is safe before finalizing the donation with a Maine veteran recipient. Transportation is vital in a
rural state like Maine and we hope to continue to grow this program.

Life-Essential Needs: Thanks to a great partnership with¬†the¬†Maine Military Supply‚Äôs ‚ÄėHero of the Month‚Äô program¬†MVP is able to assist with life-essential needs such as
utility bills, food and clothing. 

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Our Mission

Vet to Vet Maine is committed to alleviating social isolation and loneliness among Maine’s veterans and linking them to needed services. We accomplish this by connecting trained veteran volunteers with fellow veterans who need a friend. The volunteers visit at least twice a month and provide companionship, offer assistance with benefits, support independent living, and foster friendships and mentoring among veterans.
The specific objectives and purposes of this corporation shall be:
  • To combat social isolation among veterans by linking veteran volunteers to fellow veterans in need of a friend;
  • To connect veterans with services and benefits to which they are entitled and which promote and support independent living;
  • To foster beneficial relationships and friendships and provide peer-to-peer mentoring among veterans;
  • To provide worthwhile and meaningful volunteer opportunities for veterans.

Ride to the top


Riding To The Top
Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center is a non-profit 501(c) (3) dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of children and adults with disabilities through
equine assisted services. We operate year-round at our 50-acre farm in Windham, Maine.

Maine Veterans upward bound
Work From Home Online Video Meeting Conference And Interview
Veterans Upward Bound
Life after service is just the beginning. Ask us about free refresher courses for Veterans today.
If you’re a veteran looking to refresh your academic skills, Veteran’s Upward Bound (VUB) can provide the support you need to enroll in any Maine school or certificate program of your choice and succeed.

Maine Paws for Veterans


Maine PAWS For Veterans
Maine Paws for Veterans is a non-profit corporation established as Embrace A Vet in 2012. Founded by the late Joy Johnson, Embrace A Vet initially focused on retreats
for veterans and spouses and later on service dog training for veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress.  In 2021, Maine Paws for Veterans was established to provide service
dog training and support for veterans with military-related Post-Traumatic Stress. Maine Paws for Veterans and Embrace A Vet have graduated approximately 130 teams of
veterans and service dogs since 2012.
Our Mission:  Maine Paws for Veterans provides service dog training and support for veterans with military-related Post-Traumatic Stress.
Our Vision: Improved quality of life for veterans by reconnecting them with a sense of belonging, purpose, and community.

Quilts of Valor
Quilts of VALOR
Quilts of Valor Foundation began in 2003 with a dream, literally a dream. Founder Catherine Roberts’ son Nat was deployed in Iraq.  According to Catherine:

The dream was as vivid as real life. I saw a young man sitting on the side of his bed in the middle of the night, hunched over. The permeating feeling was one of utter
despair. I could see his war demons clustered around, dragging him down into an emotional gutter. Then, as if viewing a movie, I saw him in the next scene wrapped in a
quilt. His whole demeanor changed from one of despair to one of hope and well-being. The quilt had made this dramatic change. The message of my dream was:  Quilts =


Maine Veterans’ Employment and Training Services (VETS)

Veteran Assistance at Maine’s Career Centers

All of Maine’s Career Centers have staff whose sole purpose is to help veterans find jobs.
As part of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Services (VETS), each Career Center has a Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program (DVOP) representative and a Local Veterans’ Employment Representative (LVER), who offer expert advice in translating military skills to civilian job descriptions, as well as provide general employment and training services to Maine’s veterans.
Through the DVOP and LVER programs, veterans and eligible spouses are given first priority for:
To find a Career Center near you, please visit: Maine Career Centers