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Making Life Better

For people managing the impact of cancer

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Dempsey Challenge: September 26 + 27, 2020

Early bird registration extended through April 30th!

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What We Do

The Dempsey Center, located in Lewiston and South Portland, Maine, makes life better for people managing the impact of cancer. Services are provided at no cost.

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Events & Announcements


The Dempsey Center is not providing in-person services at this time and has canceled all center-based services for the entire month of April. As the end of the month approaches, we will review this decision based on the information available.  Counseling and consultations for current Dempsey Center clients are available by video and/or phone. Please call us at 877-336-7287 if you have questions.

Today's Program Lineup

Today Tomorrow

(Canceled) Living Well With Chronic Pain- South Portland

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

(Canceled) Living Well With Chronic Pain- Lewiston

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

(Canceled Until Further Notice) Fit to Dance – South Portland

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

(Canceled Until Further Notice) Teen Group- Lewiston

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

(Canceled) Tobacco Support Group – Lewiston

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

(Canceled) Surviving + Thriving – Post-Treatment Support Group

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

(Canceled Until Further Notice) Qi Gong for Living Well- Lewiston

9:00 am - 10:00 am

(Canceled) Acupressure for Pain, Nausea, and Fatigue- South Portland

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dempsey Challenge

September 26 + 27, 2020

The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen Oncology champions a spirit of celebration and culture of paying it forward. Every dollar raised by Challenge participants directly benefits the Dempsey Center.

Registration is Open! Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer®