Developmental Services - Provider Directory

Provider Information - Goodwill Industries of Northern New England

Date: 7/25/2006

Agency Name: Goodwill Industries of Northern New England

Location:

  • 353 Cumberland Ave., Portland, ME 04101;
  • 618 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240,
  • 243 Leighton Rd., Augusta, ME 04330

Contact Person: Craig Anderson

Telephone #: 207-774-6323, ext. 454

E-Mail Address:canderson@ginne.org

Web Site Address: http://www.goodwillnne.org/

Description of Services: Goodwill Industries of Northern New England provided support to individuals with developmental disabilities, deafness, physical disabilities, mental illness, brain injury, or other disadvantage (including welfare recipients). Employment Services are available in Portland, Augusta, Lewiston, Waterville, and New Hampshire and include community based situational assessment, job placement, job coaching, and ongoing employment support.

Goodwill contracts with the State Bureau of Rehabilitation and the Department of Health and Human Services, ASPIRE Program contracts with Goodwill to provide these services to welfare recipients. Brain Injury Services are provided in seven residential settings and at outpatient/day treatment centers in Portland and Lewiston.

Services include intensive rehabilitation support such as neuropsychological assessment, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, recreational therapy, substance abuse counseling, living skills training, and psychosocial support.

Deaf Services such as living skills training and social/recreational support take place in people’s homes, at Portland based drop in centers and at a Goodwill residence in greater Portland.

Developmental Disability Day Services are provided in Portland and Augusta focusing on individual’s participation in community based social and recreational activities. Small group and individual services are offered.

Developmental Disability Residential Services are provided in the Portland, Winthrop, Augusta, and Waterville areas with individuals receiving living support and training in their own apartments and in numerous Goodwill operated homes. Every Goodwill participant receives service coordination, support to help them identify strengths and needs and develop their person centered plans.