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Helping extraordinary kids lead more normal lives.

My Place Teen Center is a free, year-round, after-school program (five hours/day) for kids, ages 10-18. A safe haven for youth — sustaining them with comfort, meals, resources, and hope.

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Join the My Place Teen Center TD Beach to Beacon Team

2016 TD Beach to Beacon • August 6, 2016 My Place Teen Center is thrilled and honored to be the 2016 TD Beach to Beacon beneficiary for the race, which will be held August 6th. As the race beneficiary, organizers have provided 50 race registrations to My Place Teen Center. That’s right – 50 friends and supporters of My Place Teen Center will be able to forego

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Security and A Kind Gift

Michael Major, owner of Cunningham Security, just came for dinner. We invited him because he’s been a good friend to us and cares a ton about our kids. Growing up, he expressed that he was “hellion.” The worst of all his friends. But at age 16, he said “what am I doing – I’m going nowhere!” and he changed. He graduated. He went to

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My Place Features
Tylor Jackson May 2016

May Spotlight

My Place Teen Center is pleased to recognize and congratulate Tylor as the May 2016 MPTC Teen Spotlight. Tylor began coming to the teen center one year ago. He is in the 5th grade and attends Westbrook Middle School. Tylor has lived in Westbrook all his life and resides with his Mom, Dad, and older sister. His favorite things to do at My Place

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Maine Children's Alliance

Maine Children’s Alliance honors MPTC

MPTC is honored to have been recognized by the Maine Children’s Alliance with their 2015 Youth Giraffe Award. The award will be formally bestowed in a ceremony on October 27th. Read more about this award and why MTPC is being honored on the Main Children’s Alliance website.

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The 500 Club GoFundMe

For just $960, you can fund a kid for an entire year’s worth of services including 1,300 hours of specialized programming and 260 hot meals. Visit our 500 Club GoFundMe campaign to join up and start making a lasting impact in one kid’s life.

6 Who Care


The 6 Who Care award, presented by WCSH-TV Channel 6 each year in partnership with the United Way of Greater Portland to a single Maine non-profit, will be officially presented at a ceremony hosted by News Center 6 anchors Pat Callaghan and Cindy Williams at the Portland Museum of Art on October 20th. It will be recorded for broadcast at a later date in

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