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The SKILLS Thrift Store Warms Up

On Thursday October 25, a few shoppers searched for last-minute Halloween costume pieces among the items at the SKILLS Thrift Store. Staff reminded them to vote for their favorite of the scarecrows displayed in the front window. The… Read More

A butterfly released in memory of those who have passed on lands on a yellow chrysanthemum

5th Annual Memorial Picnic

Coming together as a community to celebrate and remember A few passing showers couldn’t dampen our spirits as the SKILLS community came together for our annual picnic on August 30. Staff and the people we support made the trip from St…. Read More

Skills Double-teams the Special Olympics State Competition

Two teams means twice the fun at the Special Olympics Maine Winter Games. Twice a year, athletes from all over Maine come together to test their athletic prowess and compete for the gold at the Special Olympics Maine state games. This year,… Read More

Secrets of the SKILLS Maintenance Team

Maintaining 36 facilities in 11 towns scattered across Central Maine might sound like an impossible task, but that’s exactly what Shawn Gross and his team do every day. Meet the team For about five months, Shawn was the… Read More

Quilt Raffle

Win this beautiful, handmade King-sized quilt. All proceeds benefit Pittsfield Community Supports. $1 for 1 ticket or 6 for $5 Drawing to be held Friday, Dec 15, 2017. You need not be present to win. Two ways to… Read More

SKILLS Annual Memorial Picnic 2017

The Skills Memorial Picnic is like a family reunion. There are many faces you recognize and a few you don’t. There’s music and games and, of course, food. Lots and lots of food. In the SKILLS Memorial Park behind Pittsfield Community Supports,… Read More

Waiver Home Life: an inside look at Sand Road Waiver

There’s no more serene place in the entire SKILLS universe than Sand Road Waiver Home in Newport. The facility is home to two men: Errol (66) and Karl (63). Most week days, Karl participates in a day program,… Read More

Local News Story on the Skowhegan Thrift Store

WABI TV did a great story about the Skowhegan Thrift Store. Watch and read it here: https://wabi.tv/2016/03/16/thrift-shop-in-skowhegan-to-reopen-putting-people-back-to-work/  

Update on the Thrift Stores

SKILLS, Inc. is happy to announce that as a result of the generous support of a local family, whose family member has attended the LC Dill Center for 17 years, the Skowhegan Thrift Store and the work component… Read More

SKILLS, Inc. Announces Closures of Thrift Stores

St. Albans – Our thrift stores in Pittsfield and Skowhegan will close on March 13, 2016. “We have struggled for years to make the thrift stores break even,” said CEO Tom Davis. “This is not the fault of store… Read More