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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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Give a little; get A LOT!

This holiday season, please consider a gift to My Place Teen Center – a non-profit organization in YOUR community that is on the front lines of the battles against drug addiction, homelessness, food insecurity, and systemic poverty. Please read on for more information, and click the link below to donate. “I don’t have any dreams. I know it’s important to have dreams, though. I

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Shop With A Smile

Did you know that you can support My Place Teen Center whenever you shop at Amazon?   With the holiday shopping season right around the corner MPTC reminds its loyal supporters about this easy and free way to support the center while you shop this season. Start your shopping at, and Amazon will make a donation to MPTC on your behalf.  It’s free

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My Place Features

November Spotlight

My Place Teen Center recognizes and congratulates Rosie Le for the November 2016 MPTC Teen Spotlight. Rosie began coming to the Teen Center a year ago. She is in the 4th grade and attends Westbrook Middle School. Rosie has lived in Westbrook for 4 years and resides with her Mom, Dad, 5 siblings, and grandmother. Her favorite things to do at My Place Teen

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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.

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.


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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