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Services for those with Disabilities

Programs of Catholic Charities Maine work with blind and visually impaired children as well as disabled individuals to provide them the support and services they need to live full, productive lives.

Services include direct instruction to blind/visually impaired children and consultation to parents and school personnel regarding the child's needs. They also include assisting persons recently discharged from the hospital, as well as the frail, elderly, and those living with disabilities and long term illness.

Education Services for Blind & Visually Impaired Children
Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children is a statewide service of Catholic Charities Maine providing assessment, instruction and consultation to blind and visually impaired children, their parents and school personnel.

Independent Support Services
Provides homemaking services to allow elderly clients, disabled individuals, and families in crisis to remain in their homes. Also helps families needing support with parenting skills and child rearing. Services include grocery shopping, laundry and errands, light house cleaning, household management, emotional support, parenting skills, and occasional respite care.