General News

April Spotlight: Jamie Burns

The staff and members of the My Place Teen Center would like to recognize and congratulate Jamie for being awarded the Teen Member Spotlight! Jamie is 18 years old and a senior at Bonny Eagle High School. She lives with her mother, father, sister, and her nephew. She has attended MPTC since 2011. Jamie loves coming to My Place Teen Center. Her favorite things

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Teen Spotlight for December

Teen Member Spotlight for December Eldad Zahinda The staff and members of the My Place Teen Center would like to recognize and congratulate Eldad for being awarded the Teen Member Spotlight! Eldad is 14 years old and a freshman at Westbrook High School. He lives with his mother, father, two sisters, and his twin brother. He has attended MPTC since his big move to

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November Spotlight – Bumbleroot Organic Farm

Bumbleroot Organic Farm has been making weekly drop-offs of organic vegetables for the past two years. We use that produce in our dinners – last year we served more than 9,100 meals to My Place Teen Center youth, ages 10 -18. We are beyond grateful to this humble group of farmers for making the weekly effort to provide us with a high-quality, nutritious food source.

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Teen Member Spotlight for September

My Place Teen Center would like to recognize and congratulate Rosie Le in our September Spotlight. Rosie began coming to the Teen Center two years ago. She is in the 6 th grade and attends Westbrook Middle School. Rosie has lived in Westbrook for 6 years and resides with her Mom, Dad, 6 siblings, and grandmother. Her favorite things to do at My Place Teen

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Teen Member Spotlight for August

The staff and members of the My Place Teen Center recognize and congratulate Abby G for being awarded the Teen Member Spotlight for August 2017! Abby is eleven years old and has resided in Westbrook her entire life with her Mom, Dad, two brothers, and three dogs. Abby is starting sixth grade at Westbrook Middle School in September. For the past two years, MPTC

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Let’s Celebrate!

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. More than 120 of them, 6,000+ volunteer hours, lots of love, time, care, creativity, patience, and COMMITMENT toward our kids. With hearts of gold and goodwill to 500 kids, our volunteer fleet is IMPRESSIVE. Some are lifers, some have just joined the ranks, some may just be one-timers. Whatever the impact, our kids, this organization, and our

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A Benefit Dinner for MPTC

You’re invited to join us at The Frog & Turtle Wednesday, April 19, at 5:30 PM Enjoy an evening with the Don Campbell Trio, featuring craft beer from Mason Brewery and Left Hand Brewery. There are many ways My Place Teen Center works to raise funds and awareness for our programming throughout the year, but there are none as DELICIOUS as the My Place

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MPTC’s April Spotlight

Matt Giggey – My Place Teen Center’s Volunteer April Spotlight  – CONGRATULATIONS! We asked some questions of our intrepid Matt: About you: I’m a 39 years old Mainer, living and working in Portland.  Although I left Maine for school, I always knew I would return.  I’m just a regular guy, close to family, surrounded by great friends, and always looking for ways that I

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Kids’ Program Plan for Spring and Summer 2017!

My Place Teen Center has developed a quarterly plan to continue its Youth Leadership Academy through the summer of 2017. All youth are encouraged to attend “extended learning” activities in order to increase the fundamental building blocks needed to promote thriving. The Youth Leadership Academy is comprised of four areas: (1) Health and Wellness; (2) Social/Emotional Skills; (3) Workforce Readiness; and, (4) Character/Civic Engagement.

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Inaugural Celebration!

Please join newly elected Mayor Sanphy and City officials on February 17, 4 pm to 8 pm, for a meet and greet and celebration at My Place Teen Center. Refreshments will be provided. Please use the Foster Street entrance. Hosts: Downtown Westbrook Coalition and My Place Teen Center