Have you checked out a rescue Maltese in your area? Your local shelter would be able to guide you on how to go about it. Check our Petfinder.com or search the net, you will get loads of information. I just rescued a Maltese in my area. There are plenty all over the world that need your help. Hope that helps.
Or you could check out my Facebook page at Facebook.com/maltesestarz there is lots of contacts there that could help you.