Lead Poisoning Prevention

Healthy Androscoggin’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program provides education and resources to the residents and property owners of Lewiston and Auburn to prevent childhood lead poisoning.


Lewiston and Auburn have the highest rate of childhood lead poisoning in the state, and Healthy Androscoggin works to prevent lead poisoning by offering the following programs:

  • Free in-home lead poisoning prevention education services for downtown L-A residents.

  • Working with local property owners to engage them in lead poisoning prevention activities.

  • Extensive collaboration with local organizations working on lead poisoning prevention, to ensure that our collective impact is improving the health of children in L-A.

  • Free workshops, cleaning supplies, and communication campaigns for local homeowners, tenants, and landlords.

Resources for Homeowners & Renters