CSP / CSBC Partners

Columbia Street Project is seeking partners who can help provide services such as literacy training, job training, entrepreneurship training and life skill development, as well as person-to-person mentoring. 

Our newest partner is  United Farmer Veteran's of Maine. 
https://www.facebook.com/UnitedFarmerVeterans/

Organizations currently partnering with CSP  or Columbia Street Baptist Church  include:

Adopt-a-Block:

  •  Purpose: Having conversations, gaining trust and responding to needs of neighborhood people through direct visits…

Crossroad for Women:

  •  Purpose: To build leadership skills in neighborhood women by involving them in efforts to identify the needs of the community…

Art Education Program:

  •  Purpose: To encourage creative talents as a path to lowering recidivism…

CSP Video Story Telling Program:

  •  Purpose: Record the stories of people and create documentaries…

CSP Navigators / Recovery Coaches / Mentors

  •  Purpose: Mentors provide a “safe place to land” as inmates reenter society…

CSP Publishing / Story Circles:

  •  Purpose: Publishing and forums about social justice to expand understanding.

Literacy Volunteers of Bangor:

  •  Purpose: Provide literacy assistance to those struggling with reading / writing.

Maine Prison Chaplaincy Corps (CSP Navigators):

  • Funding: 2011 seed grant of $18,000 from the American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) at Valley Forge, PA and under the leadership of the CSBC Senior Pastor, Dr. Stan Moody…
  • Purpose: To train lay chaplains to become mentors of those returning from incarceration…

Tri-County Workforce Development:

  • Purpose: Provide Mentoring services as a partner in their reentry program…

Contact us about becoming a Partner