The parents of newborns at Waldo County General Hospital and Penobscot Bay Medical Center will be receiving hand knit purple hats for their babies during the month of November and December as part of the Click For Babies campaign. This effort was organized by the National Center… Read More
    The third annual Mid-Coast Mom Prom is being hosted this year by Broadreach Family & Community Services on Saturday, May 10th from 7:30 – 11:30 pm at the Boathouse in Belfast. All proceeds from the event will be used to support Broadreach’s Early Childhood Education Program. A national… Read More
    “Who likes vegetables here?” Chef Kerry Altiero of Café Miranda asks a group of campers from Youthlinks. “No one? Well let me tell you something, vegetables just need a little dressing up!” For the first four weeks of July campers entering grades six through eight were invited to… Read More
    Noon-12:30, Monday – Friday free lunches will be served to children and their adult family members at Youthlinks, 420 Broadway, Rockland. Lunches are provided by the RSU 13 free summer lunch program. FMI call Youthlinks at 594-2221. Read More
    Youthlinks is gearing up for another summer of free day camp for Rockland area youth. There are exciting schedule changes and program offerings this year. Thanks to a new collaboration with Headacre Farm in Owls Head, Youthlinks will be offering four weeks of Farm Camp. Read More
    Due to the weather, Youthlinks Open House scheduled for Saturday, May 25th will be cancelled. Please save the date for our Family Field Day on Thursday, July 25th from at Headacre Farm, 8 Headacre Farm Road in Owls Head. Families and friends are invited to visit… Read More
    Saturday, May 25th Youthlinks invites friends, families and volunteers to celebrate summer at its open house at 420 Broadway in Rockland from 10am to noon. Visitors will be able to tour the Youthlinks’ house and garden, and the orchard recently planted by the students of Oceanside… Read More
    Patrick Dunphy of Fall River, Nova Scotia is the lucky winner of the all-inclusive four-day Maine Dream Vacation Raffle. The raffle was sponsored by the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce and Broadreach Family & Community Services to benefit Youthlinks, a community service and skills enrichment program for… Read More
    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Group recently awarded a $90,000 grant to support after-school programs in mid-coast Maine. Youthlinks, a program of Broadreach Family & Community Services and STAR, a program of Five Town Communities That Care (CTC) were the joint recipients of this generous funding. “Youthlinks and STAR… Read More
    Despite the April showers, 46 runners and 23 dogs gathered at Youthlinks on a cold Saturday morning to take part in the 3rd Annual Run-A-Hound 5K race in Rockland on April 20th. Youthlinks would like to thank all of the participants, volunteers and local businesses that… Read More
    Saturday, April 20th Youthlinks will hold its third annual Run-A-Hound 5K for runners and dogs. Local businesses have shown a great amount of enthusiasm and support for this year’s event. Camden Hospital for Animals and Loyal Biscuit are sponsoring the race. Hole in the Wall Bagels,… Read More
    Once again the Penobscot Bay Chamber of Commerce and Youthlinks have teamed up to sponsor The Maine Dream Vacation Raffle. Proceeds benefit the free youth programs of Youthlinks and the community development work of the Chamber. The amazing prize package is made possible through the generous… Read More
    Sarah Vokey and Christian Willey of the Thorndike Creamery in Rockland joined the Youthlinks Soup Kitchen program on Tuesday, February 26. Each week students in the Youthlinks Soup Kitchen program are joined by a local chef who shares a signature dish with the group and teaches kitchen safety… Read More
    Participants in the Rockland After-School Alliance program “Zombie Survival Team” were visited by registered nurse Tom Woodman, a member of Pen-Bay Medical Center’s Hospital Emergency Response Team (HERT). Woodman demonstrated the components of a Hazmat suit and explained Pen-Bay’s role in emergency preparedness on a local level. Pictured,… Read More
    BELFAST, MAINE – Kate Quinn Finlay, Executive Director of Broadreach Family & Community Services, is pleased to announce that Deb Rainey has accepted the position of Quality Assurance Specialist for the agency’s Early Childhood Programs. Deb Rainey will have management responsibility for overseeing the agency’s early childhood community… Read More