To All Concerned About the Future of Maine EMS

We’re writing to ask for your help. Maine EMS is engaged in an important strategic planning process that will be completed in November of 2022. The process is taking an in-depth look at EMS in Maine to understand where it has been, where it is now and where it is going in the future. The first phase of the project is to gather input. We’re seeking to hear the concerns, perspectives, vision and ideas of all interested stakeholders.

The process is being facilitated by SafeTech Solutions, LLP, an independent national EMS consulting firm with broad experience in strategic planning. SafeTech has been engaged by the State of Maine and the Office of EMS to independently lead this process and guide participation.

Complete a Survey

The survey is a tool for you to share your perspective of EMS in Maine – what’s working, what needs to change, and what your vision for the future is. Please participate by May 31.

Survey link:

Participate in an In-person Listening Session

Three listening sessions will be held statewide. These will be carefully facilitated to ensure all ideas, concerns and perspectives are heard. Please join us in:

Location Date Address
Augusta Fri. 5/13, 11am-3pm Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital St.
East Millinocket Mon. 5/16, 2-4pm East Millinocket Fire Dept., 53 Main St.
Belfast Tues. 5/17, 3:30-5:30pm Boathouse, 34 Commercial St.
Portland Wed. 5/18, 5-7pm Maine Med. Ctr., 22 Bramhall St. Coulombe Family Tower Classroom 2-3**

Participate in an Online Listening Session

Three online listening sessions are scheduled (more if needed). These will be over Zoom and facilitated by the SafeTech team. Each session is limited to 20 participants. To participate, please select from the dates below and email Megan McCabe,, for the meeting link.

Tues., May 17, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Fri., May 20, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mon., May 23, 2:00 pm – 3:30pm

**Directions for the Maine Medical Center location are below. ALL VISITORS MUST BE MASKED.

Coulombe Family Tower Classroom 2 & 3. Located on the ground floor behind the retail pharmacy.

If entering through the Main Entrance of the hospital, take an immediate right, then right again at the security guard and retail pharmacy. Walk past the pharmacy and the classrooms are located in the hallway on the right.

If coming from the Parking Garage, cross into the hospital, take a left at the intersection and walk towards the retail pharmacy. Take a left at the security guard and retail pharmacy. Walk past the pharmacy and the classrooms are located in the hallway on the right.