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2018 Humanitarian Awards

ANNOUNCING THE 2018 HUMANITARIAN HONOREES Danielle M. Conway, Dean & Professor of Law, University of Maine School of Law Humanitarian Award Danielle M. Conway is Dean and Professor of Law…

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2018 Brews & Backpacks

This fun and casual evening will be an opportunity for attendees to learn more about Spurwink and support the work we do.  The event will also feature a service component,…

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Portland 10 Miler

RACE REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED. The Portland 10 Miler is 100% sold out. Spurwink is proud to be the nonprofit beneficiary of the Portland 10 Miler. A portion of each registration fee…

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IN THE NEWS

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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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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September 28, 2016 in News, News-Events

Portland Press Heard: $2 million grant targets refugee mental health

Spurwink Receives $2 million Federal Grant to Provide Mental Health Services to Refugee Children. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded Spurwink Services the federal grant to support a school-…

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August 6, 2016 in News, Uncategorized

Maine Sunday Telegram/ Scene & Heard: Brews & Backpacks Fundraiser Supports Children in Crisis

On Thursday, June 23rd, Spurwink hosted a Brews & Backpacks event at Shipyard Brewing Company at 86 Newbury Street in Portland to benefit children in crisis. This interactive fundraiser took…

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June 1, 2016 in News

The Forecaster: Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Honors Spurwink Child Abuse Program Director

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office has honored Joyce Wientzen, LCSW, Spurwink ‘s Child Abuse Program Director and Director of the Cumberland County Children’s Advocacy Center (CCCAC), for her commitment to…

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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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