Community & Online Resources for Teens

Community Connections  |  Health and Safety

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

Augusta Boys & Girls Club for Teens

KVCAP South End Teen Center (Waterville)

Maine Youth Alliance Network – a free, yearlong program for kids in grades 8-11, focused on community change, leadership development and youth-adult partnership.

Out Maine LGBTQ+ – creating welcoming and affirming communities for Maine’s LGBTQ+ youth.

Reach & Rise ® Mentoring Program – Kennebec Valley YMCA

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Maine Teen Suicide Prevention or call the Maine Crisis Hotline at 1-888-568-1112

IMAlive – an online chat service for people in crisis or considering suicide

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault – a confidential 24-hour toll-free sexual assault crisis and support line accessible from anywhere in Maine. Calls are automatically routed to the closest sexual assault support center.

Family Violence Project or call 1-877-890-7788 (anonymous & confidential)

National Runaway Safeline online chat or call 1-800-786-2929

Families in Transition: Housing for Teen Families call 207-859-1542 or wandas@kvcap.org

Teen Health and Wellness – website provides middle and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, curricular and self-help support, aligned to state, national, and provincial standards. Topics include diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide and bullying, green living, LGBTQ issues, and more.