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

Additional Activities
 Playgroups & Parenting Groups
 Events
 Professional Training
 Front Porch Project

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

Zoom! Playgroup

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

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

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

Time: 10:00 - 10:30am

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


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

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/13/2022    End Date: 8/17/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5-7pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZModOigpj8jH90p7Lh_fFPPf-fPpg__JS-H

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Exploring Relationships

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/15/2022    End Date: 8/26/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 12 noon to 1:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvd-mvqTgtGNSG1t84YXmZ3kkDA5PGxVCh

Additional Information: For more information please contact Kristen at 859-2520

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 8/2/2022    End Date: 10/25/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 3-4:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlc-2qrzIrHdL1zuabAb-GUyutAwwQXNHW

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 8/8/2022    End Date: 8/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age 5.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYoduygpj4rHN15t5SIS4_EOmw3jHd1nwjB

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Dealing With Stress

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 8/29/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday, August 29th

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

Audience: Parents, caregivers and professionals working with children & youth.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkf-CuqDkoHdLShgPOdLMPfShYKS2vMioI

Additional Information: Everyone faces stress in their lives! Understanding what stress is, how it impacts the mind and body, and exploring healthy ways to cope is a gift we can give the children in our lives -- and an essential part of self-care for ourselves. Join us for this free workshop as we discuss tools and techniques for coping with stress at all ages.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 9/1/2022    End Date: 9/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age 5.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpcOiupz0pHdUumUfGZE-KANhuFfhYfLje

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 9/12/2022    End Date: 10/24/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZModu2rqTIqGtffT1V_2kXTtQDzEDNGVcpo

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 includes information on coping with real life issues teens face, such as drugs, sexuality, and violence.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org