Contained in the quiet rollout of Bangor’s new ‘human service suppliers’

No two days at work for Hollie and Robert, two members of Bangor’s new Neighborhood Motion Crew, are the identical.

At some point, they’ll attempt to assist catch a lacking canine utilizing cheeseburgers and toys. The following, they’ll repair an aged lady’s entrance door or free a car from the mud. Most frequently, they’re referred to as to help the numerous Bangor residents who’re homeless, battling psychological well being problems, substance use dysfunction or different challenges.

Up to now few months, Bangor has quietly premiered this four-member group disaster response staff, the primary of its type in Maine, to handle conditions that don’t require a police response. They typically embrace vagrancy complaints and welfare checks.