• Ken takes charge of his life to become a positive role model for his son and others.

    A Life Restored

    Ken takes charge of his life to become a positive role model for his son and others.
  • Learn how to transform conflict and preserve relationships at our 40-hour conflict mediation certificate training in April.

    Transform Conflict

    Learn how to transform conflict and preserve relationships at our 40-hour conflict mediation certificate training in April.
  • The Brunswick High Action Team brought St. Paddy

    Going green

    The Brunswick High Action Team brought St. Paddy's Cheer to the Westrum House residents.
  • ...who are homeless suffer from a mental illness.
This is Why We Do What We Do.

    1 in 4 people...

    ...who are homeless suffer from a mental illness. This is Why We Do What We Do.

News & Highlights

  • Action Team brings St. Paddy's Day fun to the Westrum

    Volunteers of America Action Team members from Brunswick High School (the Dragons) treated the residents of Westrum House to an afternoon of St. Patrick’s Day games and food. Rita Maines and Rick Wilson, Brunswick High Action Team coordinators, and nine teen Action Team members...
  • Bringing the gift of literacy to Maine children

    A long-time partnership with Scholastic Books Inc. and Volunteers of America is helping bring literacy to Maine children and families. This month, Volunteers of America received about 5,000 Scholastic and Klutz activity books from Scholastic, Inc. The two pallets of kids’ books are valued...
  • A life restored

    “I owe my life to Volunteers of America,” says Ken, who has been a resident at Volunteers of America’s Bracket Street Behavioral Health program since December 2012. At that time his doctor at Riverview Psychiatric Center made the referral to Bracket Street and Assistant Program Manager Steve McDermott was immediately welcoming.
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