About Us

Who We Are
The Friends of The Maine Children's Home is a service organization committed to providing support to The Maine Children's Home. The Friends are goodwill ambassadors that help promote fundraising activities as well as provide resources to help grow and maintain their six core programs.

We meet on the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Eskelund Community Center, located on our campus at 93 Silver Street, Waterville.

About The Maine Children's Home
The Maine Children's Home, established in 1899, is a multi-faceted organization that has grown to meet the needs of today's children and families. Services include:

For more information regarding The Maine Children's Home and the services they provide, click here to view our programs 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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