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 2014


Support Groups

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 – October 31, 2014
  • Time:              6:30pm to 8pm
  • Place:              Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact:         Mellissa at 532-0670


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. 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
  • Time:        7p.m. to 8p.m.
  • Place:        Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact:   Brenda at 521-9088 or Melissa at 538-1371


Overeaters Anonymous Support Group (OA)

Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating, using the twelve steps and twelve traditions of OA.

  • Date:               Every Tuesday of the month – starting Oct. 14, 21, & 28
  • Time:               5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m.
  • Place:               Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact:          Greg at 207-538-3004


Cancer Prayer and Support Group

  • Cancer Prayer and Support Group is a place to hear methods of coping with symptoms of their

illness, discuss and share resources about dealing with side effects of treatment, to discuss the daily

impact of cancer and to find tremendous support and hope for the future. All are welcome to attend.

  • Date:        Meets the first Tuesday, monthly – September 2, 2014
  • Time:        1:30pm to 3pm
  • Place:       Center For Community Health Education
  • Contact:   Dr. Don Woods at 532-7553


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 – Oct 8
  • Time:                     6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Place:                     Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact:                Mary Howland at 532-4863 or Michele Fitzpatrick at 521-7455
  • Individuals with diabetes, and family members, join together to learn, share and network about living with diabetes. No Cost to attend!

Diabetes Support Group

  • Date:               Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
  • Time:               6p.m. – 7:30p.m. at the Center for Community Health Education
  • Topic:              Iris Network with Karen McKenna
  • Contact:          Julie Codrey, RN, Diabetes Educator at 521-2516


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.