Community Health and Counseling Services

For 135 years, CHCS has developed its reputation as a highly valued provider of community home health and behavioral health services throughout Central, Eastern, and Northern Maine. You could be part of our commitment and vision.

Community Health and Counseling Services is a non-profit organization that was established in 1883. We offer behavioral health, crisis, home health and hospice services for children & adults through Maine communities.

One of the few combined home health and behavioral health care agencies in the United States, Community Health and Counseling Services combines mutually supportive programs and collaborative relationships with other health care providers to serve both the physical and psychological aspects of an individual’s well-being.

These services are offered in homes, schools, and the area offices of CHCS in central, eastern and northern Maine. The size of the CHCS service area in Maine covers over 22,000 square miles. That’s the combined size of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

Through a continuum of care and support, Community Health and Counseling Services touches the lives of thousands of people each year, providing needed services to people and their families in their community in a cost-effective way.

Where else could you be given the opportunity to focus on a new career path without ever leaving the comfort that Community Health and Counseling Services offers. Career advancement possibilities are endless throughout our 23 facilities.

Dec 06, 2022  
The Mental Health Response Team (MHRT) Clinician with Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office is an independently licensed clinician who will be embedded within the patrol division of the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) to enhance the ability of the PCSO to effectively respond to individuals experiencing behavioral health crises in the community. The clinician will accompany PCSO deputies on routine patrols as well as: conduct proactive outreach and follow-ups with individuals in the community at risk of interaction with the criminal justice system due to possible behavioral health needs; provide consultation and recommendations to the deputy, assist deputies with determinations around possible need for protective custody and hospital-based assessment of individuals in the community who are interacting with PCSO, and, as part of the CHCS/PCSO behavioral health team, provide ongoing education and consultation to PCSO relative to interactions with individuals in the community with...
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Nov 30, 2022  
Will be able to perform general duties & routine maintenance tasks.  Must have general knowledge of hand tools and power equipment; advanced skills in carpentry, electrical, plumbing and heating equipment; and be able to read blueprints.  On call rotation is required. **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pay transparency,...
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Nov 11, 2022  
Positions available in Bangor, Machias, Lincoln, and Dover-Foxcroft Join a dedicated and exciting team, working in a progressive, supportive, home health care environment. Assessment, planning, and provision of appropriate services as part of total care plan. Must have a Maine Physical Therapist license and one year related experience. Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license and a reliable means of transportation with a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 auto liability insurance. CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.   All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at https://www.chcs-me.org/careers to apply or contact HR at 922-4600 x6484 to...
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Nov 09, 2022  
The Youth and Family Navigator will provide education, support, and guidance to youth and their families, as well as community resources in an effort to reduce the rate of death by suicide in Penobscot County in partnership with AMHC. The Navigator will assist in a system-wide community effort to identify high-risk youth, respond to the youth within 48 hours, or less and attend to their immediate needs. The goal is to respond to the youth at-risk by improving coping and community response that will attend to the emotional, behavioral, and physical health needs of the adolescent.  All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4600 x6484 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender...
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full/Part-Time
Nov 03, 2022  
Will perform instructional tasks in a special purpose classroom The Stillwater Academy follows the regular school year calendar with summer services through the end of July. The 40-hour weekly schedule is similar to regular school hours. **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time .** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law in admission or access to, or treatment or...
Community Health and Counseling Services Brewer, ME, USA Full-Time
Oct 17, 2022  
Community Health and Counseling Services (CHCS) was just awarded the Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Services grant through the State of Maine. This grant will provide services for Aroostook county. $2000 sign on bonus CHCS is looking a Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants (ECMHC). The ECMHC will serve as a consultant to early childcare providers, educators, and families while implementing the Early Childhood Consultation Partnership (ECCP) evidence-based model. The ECMHC is an expert in the promotion of positive infant and early childhood mental health (birth to eight years of age). The ECMHC will possess skills that include a thorough knowledge of early childhood development coupled with an understanding of family dynamics and relationship building on an individual/family, provider, and community level.  CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid...
Community Health and Counseling Services Houlton, ME, USA Full-Time
Sep 15, 2022  
Do you enjoy working with children and families? Do you enjoy partnering with a multi-disciplinary team to enhance outcomes? CHCS has an exciting opportunity to be part of a new School Based Tele-Behavioral Health Program. Join our agency to work side by side with a Community Health Worker (CHW) and School Staff to meet the behavioral health needs of youth in the Guilford High School by minimizing barriers to therapeutic services. As a Mental Health Therapist, you will be providing primarily tele-health services to the school and working closely with the CHW to provide the school and school community with a variety of clinical services ranging from crisis intervention to trainings for students and staff to routine therapy.  You will hold a key role in making a difference in the lives of Students and their families, as well as the school staff. Join our team in this new endeavor to increase supports for youth in need. Help us reduce wait times for Behavioral Health services...
Community Health and Counseling Services Guilford, ME, USA Full-Time
Jul 13, 2022  
Are you looking for a job that offers you flexible hours including weekends and evenings?   Come join our team working with adults, children and their families; CHCS currently has openings for full and/or part-time workers  on our mobile crisis team.  ***We are a 24/7 program*** We provide crisis intervention, crisis stabilization counseling, and short-term community support to individuals and their families by phone and mobile outreach; and provide assessment and intervention services to individuals in psychiatric emergencies.   **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4600...
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Jul 07, 2022  
This new team will offer in-home support to families who have recently used the emergency department for a mental health crisis.  The focus is on children who have recently been evaluated in emergency departments for mental health/behavioral health needs (but could also be available to children seen in the community needing some follow up).   **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at https://www.chcs-me.org/careers to apply or contact HR at 922-4600 x6484 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual...
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Apr 21, 2022  
Part Time - Ellsworth/Machias Full Time - Bangor/Lincoln/Dover-Foxcroft CHCS is looking for a SLP to help provide Home Health Services to the Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, and Washington County Areas.  Will provide speech and audiology services in clients’ home, schools, and residential facilities.   **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at https://www.chcs-me.org/careers to apply or contact HR at 922-4600 x6484 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,...
Community Health and Counseling Services ME, USA Full/Part-Time
Apr 20, 2022  
Will provide safety assessments, brief stabilization counseling, and short-term support to inmates at the Penobscot County Jail. This position will also work closely with psychiatry within the collaborative care model. Must be able to work independently.  Working weekends - May be combined with another MH Therapist position for full time status **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4600 x6484 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender...
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time
Apr 20, 2022  
Augusta - Full Time Skowhegan - Full Time Will work as part of a family treatment team; interviews clients and assesses needs; coordinate with community services Will teach daily life skills, provides supportive counseling, crisis intervention, verbal de-escalation, or physical intervention. **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4600 x6484 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic...
Community Health and Counseling Services ME, USA Full-Time
Apr 20, 2022  
Positions available in Augusta, Bangor, and Westbrook This position functions within the team of providers in the Treatment Foster Care Program or in community-based programs as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) or a Targeted Case Manager (TCM).   Will work with children, families, foster families, birth families, and outside providers in a manner appropriate to the service being delivered The goal of these services is to assist individuals in obtaining the support and skills they need to improve their level of functioning within their homes and communities. Services are provided within the framework of the clinical model that works from the client’s theory of change and emphasizes the values of fairness, understanding, caring, respect, and feedback about the quality of services. The services are delivered in a variety of home, office, and community-based settings, depending on the client’s needs.   **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer...
Community Health and Counseling Services ME, USA Full-Time
Apr 20, 2022  
Are you interested in working in the mental health field supporting adults, children and families? CHCS is currently looking for individuals interested in case management for children and adults. Will provide an array of services to support adults, children and families, such as adult and child case management, skill building, service coordination and referral, and supportive counseling. The services are delivered in a variety of home, office, community-based, depending on the client’s needs, including the Behavioral Health Home model. **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at...
Community Health and Counseling Services Skowhegan, ME, USA Full-Time
Apr 20, 2022  
Join the Assertive Community Treatment Team, an evidence-based, intensive treatment for adults with chronic mental health issues. We provide clinical case management, psychiatric medication oversight and rehabilitation services using a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team approach to those in need.  **CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.** All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS. Please visit our website at www.chcs-me.org to apply or contact HR at 922-4625 to set up an interview. CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability,...
Community Health and Counseling Services Bangor, ME, USA Full-Time