Who We Are

Casco Bay CAN is a Coalition of dedicated community members representing all 12 Drug-Free Community sectors: businesses, media, schools, youth-serving organizations, law enforcement, parents, youth, religious and fraternal organizations, civic and volunteer groups, healthcare professionals, state and local government, and other organizations involved in reducing youth substance use. The Casco Bay CAN service area is: Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Gray, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Yarmouth and Pownal.

Casco Bay CAN Awards:
– National Association of Counties Achievement Award Winner
– Greater Portland Council of Governments Best Practices in Regional Collaboration and Strengthened Citizen Participation Recognition Award Winner
– YMCA of Southern Maine Commitment Award for Nurturing the Potential of Every Child and Teen Through Youth Development


Beth Blakeman-Pohl
Program Director
Email Beth Blakeman-Pohl

Kim Gillies
Project Coordinator
Email Kim Gillies

Please click on Coalition member name to view their bio