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UPCOMING EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE: The 23rd Annual Northern New England Conference on Child Maltreatment

SAVE THE DATES October 25 & 26, 2018 Registration is $150.00  for both days or $75 for a single day                                                                       SESSION TOPICS:                                                             ·        Building Pathways to Power: Creating…

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2018 Humanitarian Awards

On Friday, October 12th, Spurwink will celebrate and honor those have shown a commitment to Spurwink’s mission – going the distance for those in need – at the 32nd annual Humanitarian…

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IN THE NEWS

June 8, 2018 in News, News-Events

Bangor Daily News: Children’s Behavioral Health Treatment

Spurwink’s President & CEO, Eric Meyer, offers his perspective on the acute need for children’s behavioral health treatment in this article from the Bangor Daily News.

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April 16, 2018 in News, News-Events, Uncategorized

The Forecaster: Portland race to benefit Spurwink Services

PORTLAND — Spurwink Services was chosen as the nonprofit beneficiary for the inaugural Portland 10 Miler road race to be held Sunday, April 22. Spurwink serves 6,800 Maine families, children and individuals affected…

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November 22, 2017 in News, News-Events

Portland Press Herald: Community Partners Inc. to join Spurwink

Community Partners Inc., a 50-year-old behavioral health organization in Biddeford, will merge with Spurwink Services at the start of the new year. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed….

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November 15, 2017 in News, News-Events

Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel: Work begins on Spurwink expansion in Chelsea

The organization, which offers behavioral health and education services for children, plans new classrooms and housing for residential students in Chelsea. CHELSEA — Work has begun on a construction project…

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November 11, 2016 in News

Portland Press Herald, Washington Times, Maine Biz: Collins, King Announce $20 Million Department of Education Grant for Spurwink Services in Maine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that Spurwink Services in Portland has been awarded a five-year, $20 million Investing in Innovation (i3) Scale-up grant…

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PRESS RELEASES

November 27, 2017 in Press Release

SPURWINK MERGER WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS, INC. WILL STRENGTHEN SERVICES FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

Portland, ME – Spurwink Services and Community Partners, Inc. (CPI) are pleased to announce their intent to merge the two behavioral health organizations on January 1, 2018. The combined organization will…

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October 20, 2017 in Press Release

PRESIDENT OF MAINE NONPROFIT SPURWINK TESTIFIES BEFORE SENATOR COLLINS’ COMMITTEE AT HEARING ON AGING WITH DISABILITIES

Senator Collins Invited Eric Meyer, President And CEO Of Spurwink In Portland, To Testify Washington, D.C. – People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are living longer with medical and…

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December 9, 2016 in Press Release

Spurwink Awarded 2016 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Honor

Spurwink Services was the recipient of a 2016 Psychologically Healthy Workplace award, presented by the Maine Psychological Association. The award program recognizes organizations that make a commitment to workplace well being…

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November 6, 2016 in News, Press Release

Maine Sunday Telegram-Scene & Heard: Humanitarian Awards Ceremony

Giving – and taking – shelter from the Storm Margaret Logan- Society Notebook Below is an excerpt, please click link above to read complete article: A downpour forces Spurwink’s Humanitarian…

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October 26, 2016 in Press Release

Spurwink Mental Health Center Director Named Maine Nursing Association 2016 Agnes E. Flaherty Award Honoree

Spurwink proudly announces that Catherine Lorello-Snow, PMHRN-BC, Director at the Spurwink Mental Health Center (formerly Portland Help Center), received the Agnes E Flaherty Leadership in Nursing award from the American…

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