Our Programs

The Maine Children's Home has been bringing children and Maine families together since 1899. Today, it is a multi-faceted organization that has grown to meet the evolving needs of those it serves. Our services include:

To find out more about one of our programs, please click on the links above. We also encourage you to email us or call us at (207) 873-4253 so that we may speak with you in detail about how we can assist you or a loved one.

If you would like to join The Maine Children's Home family as a volunteer or donor, we invite you to visit our Volunteer Opportunities page to explore the many opportunities to assist. We welcome your support.

Internship Opportunities Available

The Maine Children's Home has an active internship program designed to provide undergraduates and graduate students with valuable hands-on professional experience. Internships are available through:

If you are a student or faculty member interested in learning more about Maine Children's Home internship opportunities, please email us or call (207) 873-4253.

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Our Hague-accredited adoption program, Maine's longest-operating adoption program, provides expert assistance to those hoping to adopt internationally or domestically. more »

The Harland A. Turner Counseling Center

Offering outpatient mental health counseling, specializing in play and art therapy and adoption counseling. more »

Adoption Counseling

Specialized counseling for people considering adoption as well as adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees of all ages. more »

The Sharon Abrams Teen Parent School Program

Providing education, counseling and guidance to pregnant and parenting teens. more »

The Children's Place

Delivering nationally accredited early care and education to children 6 weeks old to age 5. more »

The Christmas Program

The only program of its kind providing new clothing, books, games and toys to underprivileged children throughout Maine. more »

Summer Camp Scholarships

Providing an overnight camp experience to approximately 150 disadvantaged Maine children each year.more »

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