Community Connection

The Community Connections Project has been designed to provide information about community opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired. These opportunities may be social, recreational or related to advocacy. Community Connections has developed a network of organizations that provide such opportunities.  Read More


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Upcoming Iris Network Events

10/ 4/2016 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
VIP Group of Boothbay Harbor

St. Andrews Village Gregory Conference Room on Emery Lane. 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30.  FMI call Molly Moore at 663-3810 or Joan Stark at 633-2498.

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11/ 1/2016 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
VIP Group of Boothbay Harbor

St. Andrews Village Gregory Conference Room on Emery Lane. 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30.  FMI call Molly Moore at 663-3810 or Joan Stark at 633-2498.

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12/ 6/2016 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
VIP Group of Boothbay Harbor

St. Andrews Village Gregory Conference Room on Emery Lane. 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30.  FMI call Molly Moore at 663-3810 or Joan Stark at 633-2498.

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Upcoming Community Events

10/ 1/2016
The Lewiston Auburn Support Group

The Lewiston Auburn Support Group meets from 12-1 the first Saturday of the month at George’s Pizza in Auburn. FMI please call Leon Proctor at 212-1455.

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10/ 2/2016 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Behind Our Eyes Group

April 3rd, 2011: Behind Our Eyes 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. This group meets through phone calls to discuss writings, listen to speakers and network with fellow writers. Meetings are held the first and third Sunday of each month. Contact Elisa Busch at 571-257-7355 or glbusch@comcast.net for more information.

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10/ 4/2016
Visually Impaired Support Team Alliance or VISTA

Originated in the Augusta area, allowing people with a vision impairment to meet in an informal environment to talk about our challenges and how we overcome those challenges.  We mentor and support one another by listening to one another, offering encouragement, and praising one another for overcoming and achieving.  No achievement is ever too small!  We meet on the First and Third Tuesdays of each month.  The time is 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EST.  We welcome you!  for more information, please call or write: Leona McKenna 207-333-7087

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Community Organizations

  • Adapted Physical Education Consultant
    (207) 624-6657
    Adapted Physical Education Consultant Contact: Jayne Chase (207) 624-6657 Jayne works for the Department of Education as an Adapted Physical Education Consultant throughout Maine. Website: www.maine.gov/doe
    Website: www.maine.gov/doe
  • Disability Rights Center
    Disability Rights Center The Disability Rights Center’s mission is to “enhance and promote the equality, self-determination, independence, productivity, integration, and inclusion of people with disabilities through education, strategic advocacy and legal intervention”. Website: www.drcme.org
    Website: www.drcme.org
  • Area Agencies on Aging of Maine
    Area Agencies on Aging of Maine Find your local AAA for locale resources for people with disabilities and the aging population. Website: www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/resource/aaa.htm
    Website: www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/resource/aaa.htm
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