The Road Ahead, Together

What We Do

The Dempsey Center is a leader in Quality of Life care for individuals and families impacted by cancer. Founded in Lewiston, Maine by actor Patrick Dempsey, the Dempsey Center provides a personalized, holistic and integrated approach to cancer prevention, education and support. All services are provided at no cost to anyone impacted by cancer regardless of their socioeconomic circumstances or where they receive their medical treatment.

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Events & Announcements

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Current Center Hours


Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday - Thursday 8:00am - 7:30pm

Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm


Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:30pm

Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Today's Program lineup

Today Tomorrow

Crystal Bowl Meditation – South Portland

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

SAGE Wellness Class: 2nd Series – South Portland

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tai Chi for Balance – Lewiston

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Living With Hope and Living With Hope Companion Group – Lewiston

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pilates Yoga – Lewiston

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Guided Imagery for Healing- South Portland

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Writing a Life – Lewiston

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Yoga Basics- South Portland

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Introduction to the Dempsey Center – South Portland

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Mindful Living & Stress Reduction – Lewiston

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma Support Group- South Portland

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Caregiver Support Group- South Portland

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Fit to Dance – South Portland

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Food is Medicine – Lewiston

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dempsey Challenge


The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen champions a spirit of celebration and culture of paying it forward. Every dollar raised by Challenge participants directly benefits the Dempsey Centers, located in Lewiston and additional sites in the near future.

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