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

May  2016


Look Good…Feel Better is a program for women who have appearance related side effects from chemotherapy or radiation treatment from any form of cancer. Meets Quarterly

  • Meets: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 6pm (or at a time that may be more convenient)
  • Cost: Free! Pre-Registration Required! Contact Janet Vose, 532-5969 or e-mail:
  • Cosmetologists: Linda Goodridge
  • Sponsored by: American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association, Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association, Houlton Regional Hospital

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, May 6, 13, 20 & 27, 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 – May 11, 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: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
  • Time: 6p.m. at the Center for Community Health Education
  • Topic: “Diabetes Together”
  • Speaker: Kirk Kenyon, A1C Champion who has diabetes and Kathy Kenyon his spouse and
    care partner
  • Contact: Julie Codrey, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator at 521-2516

PFLAG Houlton of PFLAG National 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 – May 27, 2016
  • Time:              6:30pm to 8pm
  • Place:              Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact:         Mellissa at 532-0670

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.