Our Mission Statement

Easterseals provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that Veterans, people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities. Easterseals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 90 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.

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Easterseals Maine hosts many fun and exciting events throughout the year. Join us and help support people with disabilities and veterans across our great state.

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Get in Touch With Us

Easterseals Maine

14 Atlantic Place
South Portland, ME 04106
Phone: 207-828-0754

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What's New At

Easterseals Maine

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We're excited to announce we've moved to a great new location- new location, but same great services! Our new location is 14 Atlantic Place South Portland, ME 04106.
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Step out of your comfort zone... and step OVER THE EDGE! Check out this adrenaline rush event happening June 19th!
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Shopping on Amazon Smile? We'd appreciate your support- choose Easterseals Maine as your shopping beneficiary for guilt-free shopping.
Heroes Wall
Honor your military hero and immortalize their service forever on the Veterans Count Maine's Heroes Wall! The plaque will be hung for all to see in a permanent monument! Corporate tiles now available! Now with TWO locations- Portland and Columbia Falls, Maine!
ricks run
Rick’s Run 5k was created in memory of Richard A. Roy. Rick was a Vietnam Veteran who suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) and lived with it day in and day out until he passed. Help us honor this local hero with the annual 5K in his memory.

Recent Posts From

Easterseals

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Many Said I Was Selfish For Having a Baby. This is Why They’re Wrong

May 7, 2021

We are excited to have Rachelle Chapman share thoughts about being a mom ahead of Mother’s Day…

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This Year’s Best Gift for Moms of Kids with Disabilities

May 6, 2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all of us with children who have disabilities! We celebrated early — my husban…

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Justice Department Will Intervene in Disability Discrimination Suit About Pedestrian Safety

April 20, 2021

I just got word that the U.S. Department of Justice has moved to intervene in a disability discrimin…

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Have Vaccine, Will Travel: Flying Blind During COVID

April 12, 2021

My boyfriend Juan lives in Houston. I live in the suburbs of Chicago. He came to visit me last fall,…

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Women’s Empowerment and Disability: We Have the Law on Our Side

April 1, 2021

Anja Herrman’s well-written guest post about disability and empowerment was so, well, powerful that …

Stories From Our Clients

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A “can-do” spirit

Marti Clark has a history of exceeding people’s expectations. As a former Easterseals child representative, Marti grew up to accomplish her goals with her therapists and teachers over the years helping through transitional times in Marti’s life.

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At Easterseals, Retired Tuskegee Airman Stays Active

Cicero is “the life of the party” at Easterseals, where he attends an adult day program twice a week and enjoys socializing, dancing and therapeutic activities.

Auburn Smith
A "One-of-a-Kind Kid"

Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.

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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

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From "wait and see" to success in school

Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.

Featured Programs

Targeted Case Management

Targeted Case Management (TCM) is a strengths based, child focused service that supports children and their families in identifying and accessing supports and resources required to effectively manage children’s mental and physical health needs.

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Clinical Services

Easterseals Outpatient Counseling provides mental health counseling to children and families in a warm, clinical setting conveniently located in South Portland.

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Military and Veteran Services

The crisis facing the nation in meeting the physical and mental health needs of the Armed Forces having served in Iraq and Afghanistan is overwhelming and continues to grow. Thousands of injured military service members are returning home with hopes of successfully transitioning to civilian life. Many communities are not equipped to respond appropriately to their unique need, nor are they aware of how to best work with military and Veterans systems in the process.

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