Local Resources

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Parenting Education
Find a class developed with your child's age in mind:
 Prenatal-5 Years  5-12 Years  13-18 Years

Find a class geared toward:
 Fathers
 Co-Parenting/Blended Families
 Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder
 Families with Children with Special Needs or Health Challenges

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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 1/4/2024    End Date: 3/28/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5:00-6:00PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 0-19

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVQow6tyLC_1QWg9p5G0yA0AObiGDtzlCKhnBA-FnAaDEYZA/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 2/8/2024    End Date: 3/14/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6:00-7:30PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers of preteens and teens ages 12-18

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVQow6tyLC_1QWg9p5G0yA0AObiGDtzlCKhnBA-FnAaDEYZA/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 2/20/2024    End Date: 3/26/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 12:00

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJjpLX_xg9GiCQjV2wehkWYCGgHCJ2xIVxvA4DNHJkr6zLNg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Additional Information: For parents of preteens and teens, this video and discussion program provides parents with the skills needed to use effective discipline, teach responsibility, and communicate with their children. Each session shows parents how to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence.

Contact: Monica Olivares   Phone: (207) 255-8273

Website: www.sopreventioncouncil.com


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/7/2024    End Date: 6/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/hov3X9dGqgchZ9qf9

Additional Information: For parents of preteens and teens, this 7 session video and discussion program explores adolescent development, and provides parents with tools for communicating with their teens, teaching responsibility, effective discipline, and encouragement.

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org