General Information


Should the cost of any program listed above prove to be a hardship, please inquire about the availability of scholarships. Please direct inquiries to the Center for Community Health Education at 532-5969 or

Weather Cancellations

If classes need to be canceled due poor weather conditions, the decision will be made by 3:00 p.m., for evening classes, and will be broadcast over WHOU 100.1. Please call us at 532-5969 if you question if a class will be held.

Special Needs

If you need special assistance (wheelchair assistance, interpreter, assisted listening device, etc.) please contact us in advance, so we can make the appropriate accommodations.


Events Calendar

The Center For Community Health Education

October  2016

 Stroke Support 

Have you or a loved one been affected by a stroke. Please join us on every other Friday to share your experiences from those who have had a stroke and what helps.

  • Date: Second Friday of the month, October 14, 2016
  • Time: 6pm to 7pm
  • Place: Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact: Amy at 694-1638


Narcotics Anonymous Support Group (NA)

NA wants to carry the message of recovery. Please join us to share & hear the experiences of other addicts who are learning to live a better way of life without the use of drugs.

  • Date: Every Friday of the month, Oct. 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2016
  • Time: 7pm  to 8 pm
  • Place: Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact: Brenda at 521-9088 or Melissa at 538-1371


Compassionate Friends Support Group 

Compassionate Friends is a support group that provides grief support offering friendship and understanding to those who have lost a child.

  • Date: Second Wednesday – monthly – October 12, 2016
  • Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Place: Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact: Mary Howland at 532-4863 or Michele Fitzpatrick at 521-7455

Diabetes Support Group

Individuals with diabetes, and family members, join together to learn, share and network about living with diabetes. No Cost to attend!

  • Date: Wednesday, Tuesday, October 4, 2016
  • Time: Noon to 1:30 PM  at the Center for Community Health Education
  • Topic: “Dining with Diabetes”
  • Speaker: Alan Majka, Registered Dietitian Nurtrionist
  • Contact: Julie Codrey, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator at 521-2516

PFLAG  Parents, Friends, and Family of Lesbians and Gays

General public who have an interest in the subject, friends and families of gay, transgender, bisexuals.

  • Date:               Last Friday of every month – October 5, 2016, first Wednesday of the month.
  • Time:              6:30pm to 8pm
  • Place:              Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact:         Mellissa at 532-0670

Childbirth Class – Lamaze

Being prepared gives you confidence in your ability to give birth. This series of five classes will provide you and your family with necessary information and skills about pregnancy, childbirth, labor support, newborn care, breastfeeding and more. Plus meet the staff of Houlton Regional Hospital’s Obstetrical Unit.

  • Date:             Monday’s – October 17, 24, skip 31, Nov 7, 14 and 21, 2016.
  • Time:              6:00pm to 8pm
  • Place:              Center for Community Health Education
  • Cost:                Free of Charge
  • Instructor:     Jayme Hovey, RN and Janelle Hardy, RN, BSN, IBCLC
  • Contact:        Janet Vose @ 532-5969

Breastfeeding, Is it for Me?

Expectant mothers, fathers and grandparents are all invited to join an open discussion on the advantages of breastfeeding, necessary preparation and impact on the family. Topics rotate each month.

  • For More Information Contact: Kathy Blanchette, RN, 532-2900, ext. 2130 or Erica Rockwell, RN, ext. 2285.