What we do
CHCC educates families, homeowners, renters, landlords, property managers, and community partners on ways to prevent childhood lead poisoning primarily in Biddeford and Saco.
Who we reach
CHCC works directly with homeowners, renters, landlords, property managers, and community partners in Biddeford and Saco.
Promotion and Education
CHCC distributes Maine Department of Health and Human Services educational materials about lead poisoning prevention and runs promotional campaigns about the health risks associated with exposure to lead dust and how to request a free test for your home.
In-Home Lead Dust Wipe Tests
CHCC partners with Head Start and Maine Families in York County to conduct facilitated lead dust tests in homes.
- Request a free lead-dust wipe test kit to test your home for lead dust
- Watch: How to perform a lead dust wipe test in your home
- Resources for Parents
- Resources for Homeowners
- Resources for Landlords and Property Managers
- Resources for Healthcare Providers