Community Connections

Phone: 207-941-2998 or 1-800-834-7150

Address: 150 Union Street.  Bangor.  ME.  04401

Program Manager:  Mary Sharkus

Administrative Assistant:  Diane Langley

 


Community Connections supports the individual in gaining independence and improved quality of life through transitional recreational opportunities in the community. Community Connections is a program of Maine Mental Health Connections, funded by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and community donations. You must be over 18 years of age, and have a  mental health diagnosis to become a member.


Eligibility:

Adults over the age of 18 currently residing in and receiving mental health services in the State of Maine.

 

Program Provides:

Information on events,  Leisure Planning and Support, Transportation Assistance, Discounts to movies, museums, concerts, enrichment classes,sporting events, etc., Provide Outreach, Education, and Recruitment to volunteers and members, Obtain Local Support through Fundraising, Discounts, and Donations, Assist members to meet their Recreational needs Independent of subsidy.

 

Becoming a Member:

Complete the Application Form,(link provided on CC home page), have the application signed by a medical mental health service provider, and send it To Community Connections.

Resources Now Available:

TO ALL COMMUNITY CONNECTION MEMBERS, CC HAS THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE:

  • MOVIE TICKETS
  • BOWLING
  • THEATER OR CONCERTS- CC WILL REIMBURSE UP TO $10.00.
  • YMCA-CC WILL REIMBURSE $10.00 TOWARDS THE MEMBERSHIP EVERY 3 MONTHS AS FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE.
  • GYM- CC WILL REIMBURSE $10.00 TOWARDS MEMBERSHIP AS FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE.
  • ADULT CLASSES- CALL CC AND CHECK IF WE CAN HELP WITH REIMBURSEMENT WITH THE CLASS.
  • STATE PARK PASSES ARE STILL AVAILABLE.
  • BLACKKBEARDS- MINI GOLF/ GO-CARTS -FALL HOURS FRI- SAT- SUN

 


PLEASE REMEMBER AS ALWAYS WE WILL REIMBURSE UP TO $10.00 TOWARDS ACTIVITY THAT IS APPROVED BY CC. IF YOU SHOULD HAVE A QUESTION ON WHAT IS COVERED PLEASE CALL DIANE OR MARY @ 207 941-2998 or toll free 1-800-834-7150.

Many Other Resources Available; Contact Statewide Office.

 

Community Connections Sites:

A Community Connections site provides members with information and resources at a local level. CC would like to thank all of the volunteer site contacts who give their time to the program.

Region 1


Amistad:
PO Box 992
66 State Street
Portland, ME 04104
Contact: Jane Wright &Hanna Sturtevant Dir
Phone: 207-773-1956
Fax: 207 773-2087

AMHC Social Club:

43 Hatch Dr
Po Box 1018
Caribou, ME 04736
Contact: Crystal MacDougal Mgr
Phone: 207-492-1386
* Indicates Link Site, Link sites are not official sites but access to CC resources are available

Region 2


100 Pine Street Social Center
PO Box 1319
Lewiston, ME 04240
Contact: Bobby Jean Banton Mgr
Phone: 207-795-6040
Fax: 207 795-6714

Waterville Social Club:
MOCO-WSC-CC
PO Box 229
Augusta Maine
Site Address:
32 Ticonic Street
Waterville, ME 04901
Contact: Gary Stevens Mgr
Phone: 207-873-1027
Fax: 207 861-7099

Linc Club:
PO Box 229
285 State Street
Augusta, ME 04332
Contact: Troy Henderson Mgr & John Painter Dir
Phone: 207-626-2817 or 207-242-2061
Fax: 207 626-3469

Friends Together
P.O. Box 264
Livermore Falls 04254
Contact: Cindy Hebert Mgr
Phone: 207 897-1010

Region 3

Statewide CC Office:
150 Union Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Contact: Mary Sharkus - Program Manager
Diane Langley-Administration Asst
Phone: 207- 941-2998
800- 834-7150
Fax: 207 - 941-2996
Email: Mary@ mmhc.us