Neighborhoods & Islands Directory
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The Back Cove Neighborhood Association (BCNA) represents and advocates for the residents and businesses of the Back Cove neighborhood in city, state and school affairs.
The Bayside Neighborhood Association brings conversations about Bayside to Bayside and to the greater community in a way that organizes, informs, and empowers residents, social service and other organizations, local businesses, and city representatives to form meaningful and long-term partnerships.
Deering Center Neighborhood Association (DCNA) works to support and cultivate our community by fostering neighbors’ relationships, exploring common goals and hopes, holding space for art and rich cultural experiences, and advocacy with our local government.
Deering Highlands Neighborhood Association is bordered by Brighton Avenue to the south, Stevens Avenue to the west, Woodford Street to the north, and Deering Avenue to the east.
The East Bayside Neighborhood Organization (EBNO) was incorporated in May of 2007 to serve the Portland neighborhood of East Bayside, one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Maine.
The East Deering Neighborhood Association (EDNA) is formed to improve the quality of life and to strengthen the feeling of community for East Deering Residents.
Friends of Allen’s Corner is an all-volunteer effort, working to build community and create a safe and welcoming neighborhood center at Allen's Corner. Monthly Meetings are held on first Thursdays from 6-7:30pm at the North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave.
The Friends of Morrill's Corner Neighborhood Association is a collaboration of local residents, businesses, organizations and bordering neighborhood associations aiming to bring much needed love and revitalization to this historic part of Portland.
Friends of Woodfords Corner (FWC) began September 2015, when Woodfords Corner area neighbors came together to engage in community/city development.
Learn about the mission of the Hobart Street Wildlife Sanctuary.
The India Street Neighborhood Association was incorporated in early 2011 as a Maine nonprofit to serve the diverse, mixed-use neighborhood.
Learn about Island Services by the City.
The Libbytown Neighborhood Association works on the community level to ensure and improve social and environmental justice. Initiatives include neighborhood clean-ups, education, and a community garden.
The Munjoy Hill Neighborhood Organization has become an influential voice on behalf of one of Portland's most historic and diverse communities, committed to improving the quality of life for residents of Munjoy Hill and Portland's East End through strengthening community dialogue and consensus on issues impacting the East End and all of Portland.
Nason’s Corner Neighborhood includes the areas on both sides of outer Brighton Avenue starting at Wayside Road out to Westbrook, including the Capisic Street area, the Hall School area, and Sagamore Village.
View and download a list of contact information for the various neighborhood associations in Portland.
North Deering Neighborhood Association was established to advocate for the interests of North Deering residents in City, State, and school affairs, including but not limited to recreational issues, sidewalks, open space, school policy and funding, taxes, and traffic.
The purpose of the Parkside Neighborhood Association is to foster a sense of community and neighborhood among its members and fellow citizens; to work for the safety, cleanliness, and livability of its street and its homes; and to work for the preservation, restoration, promotion and appreciation of Deering Oaks Park and increasing public awareness of its unique values and heritage.
Learn about the Peaks Island Council.
Read about the Riverton Community Association.
The Saint John Valley Neighborhood Association is a forum to connect residents, business and property owners with each other and the City of Portland.
The Stroudwater Neighborhood Association is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the historic and village nature of the Stroudwater neighborhood by celebrating its historic buildings and natural treasures and maintaining its residential nature, where children play and people walk safely in its streets.
The University Neighborhood Organization was founded in 2006 to bridge the Universities together with the surrounding neighborhoods to preserve and further our neighborhood quality of life and offer forums to enrich our quest for life long learning opportunities.
The West End Neighborhood Association's commitment is to address the quality of life in the West End, to build trust and a spirit of community, to protect the diverse character of our neighborhoods, to identify needs and concerns of residents and business partners, and to provide a way for those needs and concerns to be addressed.
Founded in April, 1973, the WPNA and its members are dedicated to the uplifting, improvement, beautification, home security, and preservation of the Bramhall Hill section of Portland with particular interest in the historical and cultural nature of the neighborhood.
Residents and the Woodfords-Oakdale Neighborhood Association (WONA) are committed to improving property values, protecting the architectural integrity of its buildings, and creating a safe, quiet, pedestrian-friendly environment.