We’re Here to Support You

We know it’s not always easy to balance your academic needs with your personal needs. We understand the importance of providing support in a variety of capacities to assist you in your journey towards earning your education and building a better future. pro provides a variety of services that we encourage students to access as needed.

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pro has partnered with Sweester to provide counseling services to our students at convenient locations throughout the area.


  • Individual counseling
  • Crisis counseling and referral for sexual assault, domestic violence, substance and alcohol recovery programs and eating disorders


  • Mental health services
  • Group therapy
  • Substance abuse or alcohol abuse recovery programs
  • General information on topics related to mental health

Advocacy Resource Center “ARC”

pro’s Advocacy Resource Center’s mission is to empower students to resolve psychosocial stressors and meet basic needs to sustain academic success.

Support Provided Includes:

  • Advocacy for students experiencing housing insecurity on and off campus
  • Skills coaching for off campus housing searches
  • Assess and support referrals for relevant mental health & substance use services
  • Stress management through coping and self-regulation skills and problem solving
  • Access to the Captain’s Cupboard and South Portland Food Cupboard for those who are food insecure
  • Financial support and assistance to apply for state and federal benefit programs
  • Childcare resources
  • Access to childcare, medical care, clothing, and on-campus and community resources

Our Process:

Once you are enrolled as a current student at pro, you may refer yourself to the Advocacy Resource Center, which will work with you to create an individualized plan to support your needs.