Professional Training

COVID-19 Update:
  • All students must be vaccinated to attend live class days. If you have not previously submitted proof of vaccination to New Communities, please send a scanned copy of your vaccine record to Sharon Wyman, Training & Program Coordinator at
  • If one positive case is confirmed at the student’s work facility or if the student has been in contact with a confirmed COVID case within two weeks of the class day, the student or their supervisor must notify Sharon Wyman, Training & Program Coordinator at and their class will be rescheduled at no additional charge.
  • A face mask covering the nose and mouth must be worn during the live class days.

New Communities Professional Training offers in-person, remote, and hybrid training courses to health care and human services professionals throughout Maine. Each year, we train over 1500 people remotely or in our four locations to provide direct care services throughout the state of Maine. Courses are open and available to New Communities employees, other agency employees, and the general public.


Training Centers located in Biddeford, Gardiner, Norway, and Skowhegan

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