Parent Alliance

As a member of Parent Alliance you will be able to speak with the Executive Director for Downeast Horizons (DEHI) about the agency, services DEHI offers and how best to utilize all that is available to you and your loved ones. You will be able to interact with guest speakers on issues concerning social security benefits, guardianship and miscellaneous topics. You will be able to brainstorm for agency fundraising and assist at events and your donate your time helping at agency functions.

Downeast Horizons provides training opportunities for parents, guardians  and family members including:

  • Alzheimer’s / Dementia
  • Guardianship
  • Rights / Advocacy
  • Grievance Process
  • Special Needs Trust

These trainings are provided at no cost. 

Topics Discussed with Guest Speakers include:

  • Social Security Benefits
  • Legislative updates
  • MaineCare changes
  • Downeast Horizons developments and changes
  • Downeast Horizons Policies and Procedures
  • Employee Trainings
  • Agency Events

Parent Alliance meetings are open to Downeast Horizons Program Participants’ family members and/or guardians or invited guests. Meetings are held at the Ellsworth Center, 77 Union St. Ellsworth, Maine.

For more information, call 667-2400 Extension 19.