Promoting Independence

Community Vision:

All people are independent and have the means to care and provide for themselves and/or their familes.  United Way of Mid-Maine will achieve its vision through coordination and collaboration of services in Mid-Maine.


The Promoting Independence Community Impact team works with the following Community Partners:
  • Alfond Youth Center - Serving Seniors
  • Catholic Charities of Maine - Independent Support Services
  • Central/Western Maine Workforce Investment - WorkReady Credential Program
  • HealthReach Network MaineGeneral Counseling
  • HealthReach RSVP - Bone Builders Program
  • Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County - Supporting Somerset County Families 
  • Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area - End of Life Direct Care
  • Kennebec Behavioral Health - Co-Occurring Disorders Program
  • Kennebec Valley Community Action Program - Transportation
  • Literacy Volunteers of Franklin/Somerset
  • Literacy Volunteers - Waterville Affiliate
  • Maine Chapter, National MS Society - Case Management Services

Central Maine CA$H Coalition

United Way of Mid-Maine offers CASH Coalition tax clinics from January - April each year.  Stay tuned for 2013 details and a downloadable schedule. 
The Promoting Independence Team works to reach the following results in our community:
  • older adults living in isolations are identified and assisted to remain independent
  • available resources, such as 211, are known and accessed
  • self-sufficiency is promoted through on-going communication and education
  • basic needs and safety issues for older adults are addressed
  • employment skills training is available
  • employment barriers are addressed and reduced
  • greater independence for all populations is supported
  • financial stability is supported

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