Foster Care

Resource Locator

For provider and family specific resources, click on your county in the map. Local, state, and national resources will be shown.

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  • Statewide County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Androscoggin County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Aroostook County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Cumberland County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

    Spurwink Portland Clinic

    Provides care for children placed in care through the Biddeford and Portland DHHS offices. Serves York, Oxford, and Cumberland counties.

    Spurwink Services
    901 Washington Ave., Suite 100
    Portland, ME 04103
    207.871.1200

  • Franklin County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Hancock County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

    The Key Clinic, PCHC Pediatrics

    Provides comprehensive medical evaluations for children from Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington, and Hancock counties.

    Penobscot Pediatrics
    1068 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
    207-947-0147

  • Kennebec County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Knox County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Lincoln County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Oxford County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

    Spurwink Portland Clinic

    Provides care for children placed in care through the Biddeford and Portland DHHS offices. Serves York, Oxford, and Cumberland counties.

    Spurwink Services
    901 Washington Ave., Suite 100
    Portland, ME 04103
    207.871.1200

  • Penobscot County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

    The Key Clinic, PCHC Pediatrics

    Provides comprehensive medical evaluations for children from Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington, and Hancock counties.

    Penobscot Pediatrics
    1068 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
    207-947-0147

  • Piscataquis County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

    The Key Clinic, PCHC Pediatrics

    Provides comprehensive medical evaluations for children from Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington, and Hancock counties.

    Penobscot Pediatrics
    1068 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
    207-947-0147

  • Sagadahoc County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Somerset County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Waldo County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

  • Washington County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

    The Key Clinic, PCHC Pediatrics

    Provides comprehensive medical evaluations for children from Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington, and Hancock counties.

    Penobscot Pediatrics
    1068 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
    207-947-0147

  • York County Resources

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine

    Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine provides support and resources for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Resources include education, training, and guidance.

    Fostering Health

    Developed by an AAP multidisciplinary panel of experts, Fostering Health has been designed for use by medical, mental health, and developmental health care professionals, as well as foster parents, social welfare agencies, members of the legal community, health insurance agencies, and policy makers.

    Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope with Trauma

    The purpose of this guide is to support adoptive and foster families by strengthening the abilities of pediatricians to: 1) identify traumatized children, 2) educate families about toxic stress and the possible biological, behavioral, and social manifestations of early childhood trauma, and 3) empower families to respond to their child's behavior in a manner that acknowledges past trauma but promotes the learning of new, more adaptive reactions to stress.

    Information for Grandfamilies - Kinship Care

    F.A.C.T., Families and Children Together, has compiled a guide of resources for aunts, uncles, grandparents and other family members caring for kids. This document includes information about support services as well as helpful tips.

    Spurwink Portland Clinic

    Provides care for children placed in care through the Biddeford and Portland DHHS offices. Serves York, Oxford, and Cumberland counties.

    Spurwink Services
    901 Washington Ave., Suite 100
    Portland, ME 04103
    207.871.1200

Contact Information:

Adrienne Carmack, Maine AAP Foster Care Committee • Adriennewcarmack@gmail.com