Home About Us Community Giving

Community giving

Thanks to all the Fall 2021 grant applicants who are doing important work with Maine people living with or at risk of substance use disorders, supporting people with substance use recovery, and reducing negative substance-related health impacts in the state.

We received many impressive applications, and our grant advisory council selected the following six recipients:

  1. The Community Resource Council - Addiction Outreach Program,
  2. Kennebec Valley Mental Health Center d/b/a Behavioral Health (KBH),
  3. Maine Access Points (MAP),
  4. Milestone Recovery,
  5. Northern Light Mercy Hospital - McAuley Residence Program, and
  6. The Portland Recovery Community Center.

Congratulations to all grant recipients. The next CBE grant cycle will begin early in 2022. Keep checking this page for more information.

Our grantmaking goals

who are at economic risk and underserved by the health insurance industry;

to accessing health services based on geography, finances and/or culture;

on the state or local level;

by leveraging programs and providing aid to community-based health and wellness outreach;

managing chronic illness to be their best selves – mentally, physically, and emotionally; and

Member population of Maine people and families.

Because it takes a community

Our mission

To partner locally with Members, businesses and health professionals to provide affordable, high-quality benefits that promote health and wellbeing. 

Our vision

To be a leader in transforming and improving individual and community health and positively affecting local economies. 

More about the CBE

Blog

NEWS

It’s Vaccination Season

As we head into the winter months and spend more time indoors, it’s vital to get up to date on the seasonal flu vaccine, as well as COVID-19 vaccine ...

NEWS

Outdoor Fitness Courts® Coming to Maine

As part of an effort to expand access to free and accessible world-class fitness in beautiful public spaces, Community Health Options has partnered ...

NEWS

Join Our 2021 Annual Member Meeting

You are cordially invited to join Health Options' 2021 Annual Member Meeting on Thursday, November 18, from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. via Zoom's online meeti ...