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1. State CHIP Program
442 Civic Center Drive
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-7539; (800) 321-5557

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 5
Deb Hannigan, Part C and Section 619 Coordinator
Child Development Services
146 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-6660; (800) 355-8611
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
David Noble Stockford, Director
Department of Education
Office of Special Services
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
(207) 624-6650; (207) 624-6800 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Jacqueline Soychak, Federal Program Services Team Leader and Policy Director
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
(207) 624-6734
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Jill C. Duson, Executive Director
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Department of Labor
150 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0150
(207) 624-5954
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Pam Rosen, CP Coordinator
Office of Special Services
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-6648
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Julia Bell, Executive Director
Maine Developmental Disabilities Council
139 State House Station
225 Western Avenue
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-4213; (800) 244-3990 (in ME only)
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Brenda Harvey, Commissioner
Department of Health and Human Services
11 State House Station
221 State Street
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-3707

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Joan Smyrski, MS
Director Children's Behavioral Health Services
Department of Health and Human Services
State House, Station #11
Marquardt Building, 2nd Floor
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-8769
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Lucille A. Zeph, Director
Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, UCEDD
University of Maine
5717 Corbett Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5717
(207) 581-1207; (207) 581-3328 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Kimberly A. Moody, Executive Director
Disability Rights Center of Maine
P.O. Box 2007
Augusta, ME 04338-2007
(207) 626-2774 (V/TTY); (800) 452-1948 (V/TTY in ME)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Toni G. Wall, Director
Children with Special Health Needs Program
Department of Health and Human Services
Key Bank Plaza, 7th Floor
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
(207) 287-5139, ext. 5350; (800) 698-3624
(207) 287-8015 (TTY)


Updated: August, 2007
A publication of the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

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Local support groups for families, advocacy organizations, treatment centers, and funding sources.

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Jeff, Age 35