COVID-19 Updates

March 17, 2021 UPDATE

The Education & Employment support program has reopened the classroom at our agency headquarters in Lewiston, the teams is also continuing to provide virtual support sessions for students and clients. Our Youth Outreach Drop-In Center will be returning to be open...

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January 4, 2021 UPDATE

Youth Outreach Drop-In Center is operating on a modified schedule and still following social distancing and health requirements (e.g. symptom check at entry, masks, sanitizing, etc.). Drop-In is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm.

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October 5, 2020 UPDATE

Youth Outreach Drop-in Center and Mobile Food Pantry are operating on a modified schedule and still following social distancing and health requirements (e.g. symptom check at entry, masks, sanitizing, etc.). Drop-in is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from...

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September 1, 2020 UPDATE

Our Youth Outreach Drop-in Center is continuing our re-opening following social distancing and health requirements (e.g. symptom check before entry, masks, sanitizing, etc.). Drop-in is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:30-5 pm – now for 10 youth at a time....

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August 1, 2020 UPDATE

Our Youth Outreach Drop-in Center has added Friday hours! We’re continuing social distancing and health requirements (e.g. symptom check before entry, masks, sanitizing, etc.) and Drop-in is now open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:30-5 pm for 7 youth at a...

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July 1, 2020 UPDATE

We are now accepting gently USED and new donations. Due to space and cleaning limitations we are asking that donations please be items from our wish list only. Please see the wish list page for no-touch drop off instructions, or donations can be mailed to New...

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JUNE 1, 2020 UPDATE

Our Administrative offices and Youth Outreach Drop-in Center at 134 College Street in Lewiston have begun a limited re-opening while following social distancing and agency/state safety requirements (e.g. symptom check before entry, masks, sanitizing, etc.). Admin is...

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May 29 Update

On May 29th, 2020, Maine Governor Janet Mills issued an updated Executive Order detailing changes to Maine’s COVID-19 phased “reopening” plan. Below is a graphic highlighting information that might be especially important for young people to know! Making Sense of the...

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May 22 Update

This week’s COVID-19 Youth Update is a little different, but that makes it interesting! Yorri, a colleague of Kris’ (who serves New Beginnings as the Youth Action Board Specialist and Prevention & Training Coordinator), recently shared THIS BLOG...

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May 15 Update

We know that accessing routine medical care can sometimes be difficult, and for some folks, the COVID-19 pandemic has made the thought of doing so even more daunting. However, one way to keep yourself safer and healthier is to continue with regular medical...

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