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

Please contact the Prevention Council for more information on upcoming events:
Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)
101 Water St
Waterville, ME 04901
Contact: Kristen Plummer
kristenp@kvcap.org
http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 11/29/2023    End Date: 3/1/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 10-11:30 AM

Town: somerset county

Audience: caregivers who have been impacted by substance use

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/g8Uxbjew5U9EFA4k6

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Circle of Parents

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 1/4/2024    End Date: 3/21/2024

Day(s) of the Week: 1st and 3rd Thursday each month

Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers - all are welcome!

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/DiZNjRteZDMtyg9p8

Additional Information: This is a mutual peer support group open to anyone in a parenting role. Connect with other caregivers, explore topics in nurturing ourselves and our children - share ideas and support!

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Community Playgroup

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/6/2024    End Date: 5/28/2024

Day(s) of the Week: 1st and 3rd Wednesday

Time: 10:30 am

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://www.facebook.com/kvcapfec

Additional Information: Centenary United Methodist Church Dr. Mann Road Skowhegan Maine

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/6/2024    End Date: 4/16/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 3-4:30pm

Town: skowhegan

Audience: male care givers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/QUzDEv2ZpGa8EqNh8

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/26/2024    End Date: 3/25/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 5-7pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/hPwqEDGsoEaC2AtXA

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


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

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/1/2024    End Date: 5/13/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/rhR2NmSu97pyCmdB8

Additional Information: Do you ever feel like there is a better way to handle those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this 6 session video & discussion-based program for parents and caregivers of children ages 5-12. Participants will learn strategies for communication, positive discipline, building self-esteem, and more.

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Strengthening Families

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/10/2024   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday, April 10th

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/wJ56DsomGXHHrRuFA

Additional Information: Join us for a conversation about resilience! We will learn about five protective factors that help families thrive, even in the face of stress and challenges. This single-session workshop offers ideas for how you can build on your own family’s strengths, and offer support to others when they need it.

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


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