Deering Center Neighborhood Association

The mission of the Deering Center Neighborhood Association is to help maintain an excellent quality of life in our community. We are citizens committed to protecting and improving the beauty and safety of our neighborhood, the excellence of our schools, supporting our local businesses and preserving our unique village-like atmosphere.

More information about the Deering Center Neighborhood Association is available at: or check Facebook:

Bi-Annual Meetings every spring and fall, please check for meeting announcements and to request email notifications.

We want to share with folks that we have a new website!  Check it out and let us know what you think.

Update 4/1/2020

Blood Drive:
 Portland Maine Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6859 at 687 Forest Ave is hosting a
 blood drive Friday April 3rd, 10:30am - 5:30pm. 

New Governor's Order: Order to stay at home and new protections regarding stores. Click here for details. 

Food Available: Deering Center Community Church has weekly access to boxes of food provided by Wayside Food Rescue. The boxes have nonperishable food that include rice and milk and eggs--offered Wednesday afternoons through Friday as long as supply is available. To reserve a box email or leave a message at 773-2423. Reserve a box by Wednesday mornings before 10:30 am. We can make arrangements to either drop the box off or, pick up on our doorstep.

Send In Song Suggestions! For
 Saturday 9am Singing with NeighborsSend in the songs you think we should sing via email or by commenting in the fb event---by Thursday noon, repeat songs from last week ok. Voting to choose 2 songs will be from Thursday to Friday 6pm. Songs and lyrics will be sent out and posted Friday night. 

Clapping for Front Line Workers: Clapping nightly at 7pm on our doorsteps or sidewalks to say thank you to workers at hospitals, nursing homes, shelters, soup kitchens, grocery stores, post offices, Fed Ex and UPS, and just for every single loving and kind incredible person out there. And a special clap for all that are sheltering in place. SEE YOU AT 7 every night you can be there... 

If you have any information or news that you would like us to share, please let us know---events, businesses, inspirations...

Any questions, just let us know.

Well wishes to all, DCNA 

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