Agency Winter News Briefs

Mar 9, 2018 | Events, News

Annual Campaign Success: New  Beginnings’ dedicated donors and new supporters gave generously to exceed our $35,000 goal for the 2017 Annual Fund. Thank you to Clark Insurance, the Donato J. Tramuto Foundation, Head to Toe Physical Therapy,  Mechanics Savings Bank, Carolyn Burke, Dr. Kurt M. Oswald, Owen Larrabee & Melissa Albertson, Nicholas Racich, Sheldon & Denise Tepler, 4 anonymous major donors, and the more than 230 individuals and businesses who contributed. Thank you for letting the youth we serve know that they are not alone.

Staff Updates: New Beginnings is pleased to announce the promotion of Topher Balderas to Outreach Program Director and Lis Janes to the role of Outreach Worker.  Other new hires include Tara Humphries for the Outreach program, and Shawn Gallant and Melissa Dunn for the TLP.

Mental Health Services: Longtime  Outreach Program Director Marc  Madore, LCSW, is now serving as  Director of Mental Health Services. Marc can be reached by phone at (207) 795-6048 ext. 210 or by email at

Annual Meeting: The Board of Directors will hold their annual meeting and election at 4:30pm on May 2, 2018 at Martindale in Auburn, immediately prior to the Annual Celebration Dinner.

Prevention Conference:  We are once again co-sponsor for the 13th Annual Maine Comprehensive Sexuality Conference on April 6, 2018 at the Augusta Civic Center. Online registration is now open!