Healthy Acadia engages in a broad range of initiatives that build healthier communities and make it easier for people to lead healthy lives across Hancock and Washington counties.

The initiatives include:

ACTIVE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS

FARM TO SCHOOL

  • School Supported Agriculture
  • The Apple Project
  • School Gardens
  • Directory of Food Producers

HEALTHY FOOD FOR ALL

  • Nutrition Education Initiative
  • The Gleaning Initiative
  • Healthy General Stores Initiative
  • Summer Meals Program
  • Senior Farm Share
  • Hancock County Food Drive
  • Farmers Market for All
  • Hancock County Food Security Network

GLEANING

  • What is Gleaning?
  • The Downeast Gleaning Initiative
  • Partner Farms
  • Becoming a Volunteer
  • Contact Us
  • Stay Connected
  • In the News
  • Resources

HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
  • Well Water Safety Initiative
  • Healthy Homes
  • Maine Healthy Air Coalition

HEALTHFUL SERVICES

  • NEW! Graceful Aging Program
  • Downeast Cancer Patient Navigation Program
  • Transportation Access
  • Healthy Aging
  • On-line Health Information
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Addressing Depression and Chronic Disease
  • Dental Care Access
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Taking Action for Health

POSITIVE SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Gender Diversity Project
  • School Health
  • Resiliency
  • Service Learning
  • DownEast Teen Leadership Camp
  • Early Childhood Consultation and Outreach Program (ECCO)
  • Youth Taking Action Groups
  • Youth Policy Boards

PREVENTING SUBSTANCE MISUSE

TOBACCO-FREE COMMUNITIES

  • Municipal policies
  • Smoke-free house
  • Smoke-free lodging
  • Confident Conversations
  • Maine Tobacco Helpline
  • Freshstart® Tobacco Cessation

WORKSITE WELLNESS

  • Healthy Maine Works
  • Tobacco Free Worksites

Follow the initiative tabs on the left or click on the titles above to learn more about Healthy Acadia’s many community health initiatives and ways to get involved.