Lead Paint: Additional Resources

There are many people working on the issue of childhood lead poisoning in the State of Maine:

Maine's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Maine's CLPPP is part of Maine's Center for Disease Control. They have great information for parents, healthcare providers, landlords/property managers, and others.

Find their website here.

Lewiston Auburn Lead Program

The twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine have a joint program designed to address lead hazasrds. It is a collaborative effort between the City of Lewiston, City of Auburn, Community Concepts Inc., and Healthy Androscoggin. It is a dynamic program model for integrating green and healthy housing interventions with strategies to create lead safe, healthy, and affordable homes for low income families in Lewiston and Auburn.

Find their website here.

National Center for Disease Control: Lead Program

CDC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is committed to the Healthy people 2020 goals of eliminating blood lead levels ≥ 10 µg/dL and differences in average risk based on race and social class as public health concerns. The program is part of the National Center for Environmental Health's Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services.

Find their website here.

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