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Greater Portland and Lakes Region.

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Support host families by becoming a volunteer driver

Forty-two host families are supporting asylum seekers through the successful Host Homes program created by GPCOG and our partners. We no longer are recruiting host families. Right now, we need volunteer drivers.

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We’re hiring a Sustainability Program Manager

The Greater Portland Council of Governments seeks a full-time Sustainability Program Manager to lead the statewide Maine Clean Communities program.

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Addressing Opiate Misuse

GPCOG is actively convening experts throughout public health, law enforcement, drug prevention, and school districts to examine strategies for reducing substance abuse disorder rates in our region. Discover more resources and download our Opiate Misuse Tool Kit for cities and towns.

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South Portland West End Neighborhood Master Plan

“I just want to congratulate our Councilors, Committee Members, and the GPCOG team on the adoption of the West End Neighborhood zoning amendments. This planning process was a model of efficiency and expeditiousness. Thank you all for your good work.”

Tex Haeuser, Planning Development Director
City of South Portland

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