Individuals eligible for training as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP), Educational Technicians, or Targeted Case Manager at all sites & locations. Qualifications ranging from high school diploma to bachelor’s level.

Building a Brighter Future

One Small Step
at a Time

The Children's Center's vision is a world where communities, families and caregivers join together to create nurturing environments in which all children are embraced as unique and valued individuals.

  • Mid Maine Department of Health & Human Services
  • Programs receive funding and support from:
    Child Development Services, Maine Department of Health & Human Services, and United Way of Kennebec Valley & Mid Maine.
    Child Development Services

  • United Way of Kennebec Valley

Birth to

We know that important cognitive development occurs in the pre-kindergarten years and lays the foundation for the future. We know that addressing concerns as early as possible and providing right services and supports can greatly impact your child later in life.

Highly Qualified Professionals

We offer highly trained staff working with your child, which includes a team of behavioral health professionals, educational technicians, special educators, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, licensed clinical social workers, and board certified behavioral analysts.

Specialized Programs in One Location

We provide a variety of services and support out of one location, so you don’t have to travel around to receive help. Your child can access our autism or behavior support program, special education, pediatric therapies, and family support services all at one of our four locations.

Our Success Stories

We meet the needs of all children by offering quality programs that encourage individual growth, provide support for their families, and promote inclusion of all children in the community.

Our Success Stories

Early Intervention

We offer early intervention programs to young children ages birth through five with disabilities, including inclusive early education, pediatric therapies, and specialized programs for children with autism or mental health diagnoses.

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Family Support

We also provide family support programs, such as case management, community-based programming for children with autism, and caregiver education and support groups in order to better support the child.

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Annual Dinner
& Auction

Please join us on Saturday, August 25th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Governor Hill Mansion for the 4th Annual Dinner & Auction! The evening will consist of a dinner catered by The Liberal Cup and a live auction with Maine Humorist, Gary Crocker.

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Chili Chowder Challenge

The 18th Annual Chili Chowder Challenge has already been scheduled for Saturday, March 23th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Augusta Armory. This is a fun, family-friendly event includes a culinary competition between local restaurants, silent auction, crafts and activities for children of all ages, live music, and a snack bar.

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