Portland West is a social service agency serving the greater Portland, Maine area. Portland West's mission is to eliminate the conditions of poverty and strengthen the bonds of community.
Our Affordable Housing has provided homes for more than 250 families in six years.
Our Child Development Center provides families with affordable childcare that eases the financial burden and allows parents to work or attend school.
The Community Learning Center is drop-in center for children and adults. Individuals can use the computer lab and work with tutors.
Community Outreach coordinates eight programs that empower diverse neighborhood residents to be active and engaged neighbors.
The Even Start Family Literacy Program works adults and children as partners in literacy learning.
Youth Building Alternatives serves at-risk youth ages 16-24 with a non-traditional education program of academics, GED preparation, vocational education, life skills, and counseling.