PRCC Mission & Vision
As a recovery community organization, PRCC’s mission is to provide support, education, resources, and advocacy for people recovering from and affected by addiction, and to spread the message of hope throughout the state of Maine and beyond.
PRCC’s vision is that every person affected by addiction in Maine will have direct access to a local recovery community center that provides support, education, and individual resources to enhance their ability to heal, strengthen and grow in their recovery pathway, throughout all stages of their journey.
Meetings & Activities
Choose from 53 weekly meetings & activities that support multiple pathways of recovery.
Trainings & Public Education
Want to become a recovery coach? Need a workplace or community training? PRCC has you covered.
Volunteer & Advocate
We recover and we give back! Learn how to use your voice in support of the recovery movement in Maine.
Find or Start a Center
The Maine Recovery Hub is made up of sixteen recovery community centers that provide recovery support in their communities.
By Leslie Clark, PRCC Executive Director Mental illness and substance use disorder often co-exist. It’s not always easy to determine which came first, but both are the result of a combination of genes and environment. For those of us with […]
By Leslie Clark, PRCC Executive Director There is no one pathway to recovery. Unless you’re talking about what got you there in the first place—waking up in jail, a trip to the emergency room, an ultimatum from your boss or […]
By Leslie Clark, PRCC Executive Director You don’t get over addiction by stopping using, you get over addiction by creating a new life Recovery is a life-long journey of learning and growing. In early recovery, the focus is on getting […]
By Leslie Clark, PRCC Executive Director In 1935 Bill Wilson walked through the lobby of the Mayflower Hotel in Akron. He passed the bar and looked for a phone booth, desperately seeking someone to talk with who would understand his […]
All services at the Portland Recovery Community Center are free of charge. A safe place to go and a kind hello can make all the difference to someone who is in the early days of recovery. To keep our doors open, we rely on the support of generous donations.
PRCC is a recovery community organization with an emphasis on community.
We are people in recovery supporting people in recovery at our center in Portland. We are recovery coaches training other recovery coaches throughout Maine. We are a recovery community organization that helps to develop other recovery community organizations in our state. Every service we offer, we model in our own lives.
What Our Friends Say :
PRCC has been a safe space that I have been welcomed into with open arms. The staff always has a smile on their faces, I have made countless new friends, I have experienced ease and comfort the likes of which I had never experienced while using drugs/alcohol.
Portland Recovery Community Center is a perfect sanctuary. Great people, good coffee, a perfect resource for continued growth and recovery.
Programs are made possible through funding and participation by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and the generous support of local foundations and individuals.