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We all long for a place to call home, where we feel safe and loved . . . for over 35 years people with developmental disabilities living in the Greater Lewiston-Auburn area have been calling JFM just that…HOME.

Our 54 area residential facilities meet every level of need and are complemented by several day programs and a wide-variety of enriching and fun activities.

The seven Margaret Murphy Centers for Children provide a nurturing educational and personal growth environment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Far more than just a collection of homes, programs and schools, JFM is a family proving every day that HOME is where you hang your heart…

John F. Murphy Homes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all local, state, and federal guidelines in its employment practices & services provided.

John F. Murphy Homes, Inc. is a tax-exempt charity under the IRS code section 501(c)(3), Federal ID# 01-0355896. Consult your tax professional for guidance and advice regarding the deductibility of your donation.

drelisemagnusonCOMING May 6th to the Ramada Conference Center in Lewiston


A Professional Development Workshop

Addressing the Responsibilities and Individual Rights when Persons with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Encounter the Criminal Justice System

May 6th @ the Ramada Conference Center in Lewiston  Register

This half-day workshop (9AM – 1PM) will address the challenges that occur when a person with intellectual disabilities is involved with the criminal justice system. Dr. Magnuson will focus on the person’s constitutional rights, competency issues, along with risk assessment and things to consider when a sex crime has occurred. Please join JFM and Dr. Magnuson in a friendly learning environment where facilitated discussion enlivens the learning and questions are welcome and encouraged!

CEU Credit Will Be Available

Dr. Elise Magnuson earned her PsyD from Colorado School of Professional Psychology; she evaluates individuals though out the State of Maine. As an educator, Dr. Magnuson presents to professionals nationwide.


JFM Goes to the 45th SO Maine Winter Games

  • 31st Time

    For the 31st time Sugarloaf will host the Special Olympics Maine Winter Games January 26, 27, 28, 2014.

  • Over 800 Athletes

    More than 800 athletes from more than 70 Maine communities will compete in Nordic and Alpine skiing events, skating and snowshoeing.

  • Support the JFM Teams

    Come out and support the JFM Teams while enjoying the beauty of Sugarloaf at the 45th Maine Special Olympics Winter Games.

  • Everyone Had a Good Time

    Everyone had a great time being together as one big family whether in the condos, on the slopes and or dancing the night away!

  • Many Medals

    JFM athletes did well and competed with honor.  Several of our athletes multi-medaled in their sports

  • Congratulations

    Congratulations to all of our Special Olympic Athletes.


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Upcoming Professional Development Workshops


April 29th — Positive Life Supports for Adults Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This 4-hour workshop provides participants with information to improve their understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in adults and an array of practical skills to expand their ability to support these individuals.

For More Information or to Register for any workshop CLICK HEREor call 207-782-2726 ext. 220.