Promising Futures

As a nonprofit community mental health provider, our caring and compassionate staff, volunteers and donors help create promising futures for children, families and adults by connecting them with services they need and deserve.


There’s still time to contribute to our COVID-19 Support Fund! Learn how you can help Sweetser meet unexpected expenses, while continuing to serve those of all ages who need our services.



COVID-19 Support Fund
Free Suicide Prevention Training

In partnership with the Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention, Sweetser is offering free courses for clinicians and community members to support the prevention of suicide. Look for online training on the Suicide Safer Care Training Portal.


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Rich History

Serving Maine since 1828


Statewide reach. Essential services. Significant impact.


Children worked with Sweetser school-based clinicians last year


Mobile crisis interventions supported


Children and adults received Sweetser services last year

Sweetser is proud of the Class of 2020! Our experiential learning program at the Eslie J. Parquette School helps create promising futures for our graduates. Students gain experience in programs that include automotive, woodworking, and culinary arts in addition to Ricker Farm, where they have the opportunity to help raise and care for our animals.

Senior photo by Nick Blunier

Watch Alpacas at Ricker Farm

Sweetser is grateful for our sponsors!