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  • February 1, 2018

    Mt. Ararat High School Action Team at Westrum House

    The Action Team from Mt. Ararat High School came to Westrum House on January 30 for bingo.

  • January 29, 2018

    Longtime Leader Retires

    ​On January 26th at the Edward J. Reynolds House in Belfast, over 70 people came together to celebrate Jerome Weiner.

  • December 29, 2017

    Local Action Teams... in Action!

    Action Teams are groups of high school students who plan and organize volunteer events in and around their schools.

  • December 28, 2017

    Quilts Donated to Parish House

    On December 20th residents and staff celebrated the holiday with handmade gifts.

  • December 20, 2017

    Brunswick's Action Team

    A video put together by the Brunswick High School Action Team as they take on Peaks Island this past fall!

  • October 5, 2017

    Careers in Behavioral Health: Making a Difference

    consider a career path that will lead to smiles

    ​Peer support workers and residents from the Beach Street program recently visited Snell Family Farm in Buxton, Maine for an afternoon of Apple picking! The farm is also known for its raspberry and pears when harvest is in season. ​

  • October 5, 2017

    Inspirational Fiesta: the day in pictures

    a great time was had by all...

    Our Inspirational Fiesta in pictures, and a few words... Every year a select committee of staff from across our agency start meeting in the Springtime to plan our Fiesta...and every year it gets better and better! This year we convened in Augusta.

  • October 4, 2017

    TD Bank Volunteers are at it Again!

    13 Amazing Workers Beautify Bayview Heights Gardens

    On Tuesday, October 3, thirteen employees of T.D. Bank’s Portland office came to Bayview Heights to lend a hand. They worked from 1-3 without a break doing everything we had set out for them: weeding the outdoor beds and trimming all the vegetation, raking, edging gardens, clipping bushes, and beautifying the attractive grounds around the building, filling up over 15 bags with yard waste.

  • October 2, 2017

    Yes We Can!

    prayer for our week from Chaplain Al Boyce

    With optimism and the audacity of hope we embrace this fall week. O God, as falling leaves remind us that change is constant and life goes on in ways we may not prefer, we offer praise because we have the human capacity to adjust and change.

  • September 25, 2017

    Inspired by Diversity

    prayer for our week from Chaplain Al Boyce

    God of creation, we joyously, yet reverently, pass through the threshold of a new week. We are strong as a community because we embrace the unique differences among us as source of our greatest strength. For the racial diversity that makes our community a richer place to work, and be present in the world, we are grateful.