Employment Services, Supports, and Resources

For most of us, work is part of our identity, and for many people, work is an important part of the recovery process. Experience and research have shown that mental health consumers want to work and can work.

Resources to support finding and keeping a job:

Employment for ME

The Role Of Employment In Substance Use Disorder Recovery A Lunch & Learn Webinar With Jonathan C. Fellers, MD

Maine Career Centers and Job Bank

Maine Can Work Guide (PDF)

Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services

Community Employment Services Project

MaineCare Option for Workers with Disabilities (PDF)

Benefit Counseling Services

Long Term Supported Employment Providers FY 2021

Mental Health Long Term Supported Employment Services Provider Counties Served
Goodwill Augusta/Waterville area and Lewiston/Auburn/Topsham area
Maine Health (Maine Medical Center) Cumberland and York
Customized Employment Solutions Cumberland County, up to Wiscasset and down to northern York County
Career Journeys Cumberland, York
Kennebec Behavioral Health Greater Augusta, Waterville, Lewiston and Topsham areas
Empowers Waldo and Penobscot
Maine Job Trust Kennebec, and limited areas beyond

Policies Supporting Employment