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  • Quilts Donated to Parish House

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

  • Brunswick's Action Team

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

  • 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. ​

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kathy's Celebration of Longevity and Health

    Story by Marleigh Souza, Image by Michael Heiko

    Kathy was a resident of Sawyer St. long before Volunteers of America bought the house. ​She has lived there for well over 24 years, and is happy to call it "a home, not a house."

  • Admin Office Day of Caring

    giving love to the Friendship Hill House!

    Every year, our Brunswick office folks offer themselves up to one of the programs to do landscaping, housecleaning, painting, repairs... you name it. They get much done, and return to the office the next day exhausted and stiff from working so hard, and telling stories of many hours well spent in service.

  • Parish House in Bar Harbor

    Our newest behavioral health program

    The Parish House Apartments in Bar Harbor creates 6 one-bedroom units of permanent supportive housing for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The project is located in a renovated historic building at 27 Kennebec Street in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor, Maine and its many amenities. We are proud to partner with Local Solutions and Community Housing of Maine on this project.

  • Growing More Than Vegetables in the Waldo County Garden Project

    With a projected 2017 harvest of 100,000 pounds, Reentry Residents who work at the farm have lots to be proud of.

    Our Reentry Programs offer offenders who are serving the last months of their sentence a chance to learn interpersonal and employment skills, engage in community service, take personal enrichment classes and work within a transitional model of creating a life post-incarceration.

  • Transforming Conflict, Preserving Relationships

    Community Mediation Services Program is "Life Changing"

    Over the past year, a Maine farm family has been having trouble communicating and tension has developed in their relationships as they work to bring the next generation into the business side of the farm. Read about how Community Mediation Services helped this farm family navigate the complex maze of family business and personal decision making, and learn about other programs and services CMS offers by clicking here.