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Adoptive & Foster Families of Maine, Inc.

Address:  294 Center Street, Unit 1
Old Town, ME 04468
Phone:  207-827-2331
Toll Free Phone: 800-833-9786
Fax:  207-827-1974
E-mail:  [email protected]
Website: Website
Services:  Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine, Inc. (AFFM) provides support services for adoptive and foster parents, and kinship providers. AFFM provides the training, guidance, knowledge, and resources needed to handle complex issues as families open their hearts and homes to children. The services are for all adoptive and foster families who are licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) or have DHHS approval to adopt. Child welfare is dependent upon a myriad of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Decisions concerning families and innocent children are rarely easy, and are usually fraught with highly emotional issues. AFFM is dedicated to assisting families to help children find the security they deserve. Every situation in fostering and adoption is unique. AFFM helps prepare families for the challenges they will face, and is a resource that is easily accessible.

AFFM believes that Maine's children have the right to be a permanent member of a stable, healthy family. For adoptive and foster parents to provide the best parenting and a quality home environment, they need to add to their own strengths through training and the unconditional support of AFFM. AFFM believes that when decisions are made that affect the rest of a child's life, there is no room for politics or personalities. AFFM believes that families who are willing to open their hearts and homes to provide for Maine's children must have total support. We believe that access to services that enhance their abilities and help them to develop new skills is imperative.

Healthy Community Coalition

Founded in 1989, Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) is an affiliate of the Franklin Community Health Network with a mission of promoting health and well-being in Franklin County and neighboring towns, including Livermore Falls.