County Initiatives

Peter Crichton

Peter Crichton, County Manager

207-871-8380

Cumberland County Government
142 Federal Street
Portland, ME 04101

Office Hours: Mon-Fri
8:00am-4:30PM


Cumberland County Government adheres to the following values that the county holds regarding regional relationships.

1. Citizens are the customers
2. Broad-based deliberative process
3. Build trust
4. Outreach initiatives
5. Distribution of key information
6. Identify needs & available resources
7. Identify and analyze “best practices”
8. Set attainable goals
9. Periodic monitoring
10. Continual two-way communications

Mental Health Co-Occuring Disorders Court

Media Releases & News

January 19, 2012 - Portland Press Herald's Article - Cumberland County may open a mental-illness court

January 18, 2012 - WGME's Coverage - Plans on the Table for Separate Court for Mentally Ill Offenders Struggling wtih Addiction

January 11, 2012 - EFFORT LAUNCHED TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR DEFENDANTS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS AND CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY