Local Resources

Click on any county for information about local activities and the contact information for the Prevention Council where you live.

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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

Additional Activities
 Playgroups & Parenting Groups
 Events
 Professional Training
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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 6/21/2022    End Date: 10/4/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday afternoons

Time: 3:30 - 5:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ocO6qpjkqGNGfEpVIyGv61NmfQ7rGx6LC

Additional Information: This program explores the effects of substance abuse and recovery on individuals and families. Parents will learn nurturing skills using a variety of techniques and activities that accommodate different learning styles. This is a 17 week program, with rolling enrollment. Contact us to register any time!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Zoom! Playgroup

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 7/6/2022    End Date: 8/31/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Wednesday in July & August

Time: 10:00 - 10:30 am

Audience: Children birth - 5 and their parents/caregivers.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcldeivqjsuHNQxP8H5NcXZUHUbnNne4vnv

Additional Information: This weekly playgroup is designed for children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. We will share a new story, song, and activity each week. Connect with other parents while your little ones learn through play. Register once and come to one group, some, or all!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Parents (July-September Series)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 7/7/2022    End Date: 9/15/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every other Thursday

Time: 11:00am -12:30pm

Audience: This group is open to parents and caregivers, anyone parenting a child!

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsce6rpjoiHdauxfJlMA0CIyNQY9wZitxV

Additional Information: Open to anyone in a parenting role, this peer support group is lead by parents, along with a KVCAP trained facilitator. Our group purpose: parents supporting and uplifting other parents to raise healthy children.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 8/15/2022    End Date: 9/12/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 1-3pm

Audience: Caregivers of ages 0-5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0tcOGurzkiHtFhNHGsuklgEi5eHaTHt-tS

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 9/14/2022    End Date: 12/7/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm

Audience: Open to anyone who identifies as a father figure in a parenting relationship

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqd-uspjktHtb2Y_u9z8HUACfn5q9e_EAQ

Additional Information: This 12 session program is designed for fathers! Participants will learn skills for communication, encouragement, positive discipline strategies, effective teamwork, problem solving and more.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 9/14/2022    End Date: 10/19/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 1 - 3pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpc-uqqzopGNIYk4K0Vz_DY9HJpnOZr_Mz

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- Co-Parenting and Divorce

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 9/20/2022    End Date: 10/11/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 1 - 3pm

Audience: Caregivers of ages 0-5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsce2qqzIoEtDpUwG99EQ_vZhJlVnPeba7

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org