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Phillips-Strickland House Corporation was created to ensure that the aging population of Eastern Maine would have a top-quality residence with essential services. Since its incorporation in 1975 as a nonprofit residence for people 65 and over, the mission remains, but the nature of the services we provide has changed.

Today, Phillips-Strickland House is still a high quality residential care center offering maximum independence to residents. Carefully prepared meals, assistance with activities of daily living, therapeutic and recreational activities, and the loving care of a certified and licensed staff ensure that each resident has a future filled with promise and the opportunity to thrive.

More than just a retirement home, Phillips-Strickland House is a way of life for the men and women who live at 21 Boyd Street.


The first step in applying for admission to Phillips-Strickland House is to complete an admission form.

Download Phillips-Strickland Admission Form

Mail the completed form to:
Mary Ellen Dunfield, RN
Phillips-Strickland House
21 Boyd Street, Bangor ME 04401

Once we have the completed form, you will be considered for admission. When we have an opening, we will contact people on the waiting list.

If the time is right, we will schedule a tour and an interview. At that time we will ask that you sign a release to allow us to gather medical information from your primary care physician.

Once all the information is complete, it will be reviewed by the admissions committee. Their findings will be passed on to the family as soon as possible.

If you have specific questions, please contact Mary Ellen Dunfield, RN directly at medunfield@pshouse.org or call 207.941.2820.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Phillips-Strickland House Corporation consists of more than 160 VOLUNTEER Corporators, including 12 members of the Board of Directors. Board meetings are held bimonthly. There are several committees that meet frequently and report to the Board. Management of Phillips-Strickland and the employment of a full-time staff adequate to provide care for all residents is the responsibility of the Executive Director/Administrator.

Exceptional Staff

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Certified and licensed staff are available around the clock to monitor medications, assist with personal care, arrange transportation to medical appointments and help each resident maintain their independence.

Resident Services

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Every resident has a private room with a private bath. Daily Housekeeping / Linen Service. Full Service Dining Room. Full Activity Calendar / Activity Room. Emergency Call System. On-Site Beauty Salon. Whirlpool Room. Library. Consultations for Special Dietary Needs.