New Ventures Maine offers tuition-free career, business and financial education in four program areas: Build a Career, Start a Business, Manage Your Money, and Become a Leader. Workshop offerings are currently being held online; individual appointments are available by video conference or phone.

Upcoming courses include, among others: Grow Your Business Online; Introduction to Self Employment; Tax Readiness for the Self Employed; Let’s Talk About Credit; Budgeting Basics; Building Confidence; My Money Works; Work for Yourself @ 50+; and First Impressions Matter.

For details, and to register, visit

For career and education planning or financial information (budgeting, credit and debt management, etc.), email Melinda Wildes at For business-related assistance, email Jenn Dobransky at