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

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

Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Healthy Kids (Lincoln)

Start Date: 1/19/2024    End Date: 10/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Open rolling enrollment for those interested in learning about active parenting for children five and under.

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://www.healthykidsmaine.org/classsignup

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


123 Magic

Council: Healthy Kids (Lincoln)

Start Date: 1/25/2024    End Date: 10/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: For individuals interested in the Magic 123 program.

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://www.healthykidsmaine.org/classsignup

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 4/2/2024    End Date: 6/25/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 4-5pm

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of children ages 0-5

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


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 4/4/2024    End Date: 6/27/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5-6pm

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


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Healthy Kids (Knox)

Start Date: 5/1/2024    End Date: 7/17/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 12:30-2 PM

Audience: Knox County parents & caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://www.healthykidsmaine.org/classsignup

Additional Information: A series of 10 enrichment classes for parents/caregivers who would like to increase their parenting knowledge and skills to make informed, healthy parenting choices. Offered on a rolling basis: join anytime and attend any/all of the classes! Can be attended virtually or in-person (if enough interest). Topics by week: Week 1 (5/1): Philosophy of Nurturing Parenting Week 2 (5/8): Ages and Stages Week 3 (5/15): Brain Development Week 4 (5/22): Communicating with Respect Week 5 (5/29): Building Self-Worth Week 6 (6/5): Understanding Feelings Week 7 (6/12): Family Morals and Values Week 8 (6/26): Praising Children and Their Behavior Week 9 (7/10): Alternatives to Spanking Week 10 (7/17): Positive Ways to Deal with Stress

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 6/21/2024    End Date: 6/21/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Friday

Time: 9:00

Audience: Hancock County residents

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Each week we offer this parenting opportunity is designed to give parents tips and tricks to help navigate through the different challenges of parenting. They offer information to parents so they can make the best decisions for their family. These trainings are based on discussion, questions and interest! Live via zoom!

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

Website: www.sopreventioncouncil.com


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Waldo Community Action Partners (Waldo)

Start Date: 6/27/2024    End Date: 8/29/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Every Thursday afternoon starting on June 27th for 10 weeks.

Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Town: Belfast

Audience: Individuals and families looking to develop and promote empathy and compassion within their families.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://zoom.us/j/96449531359?pwd=8V30bY5VnRyJfZtS95sBpTaCU0sbso.1

Additional Information: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/96449531359?pwd=8V30bY5VnRyJfZtS95sBpTaCU0sbso.1 Meeting ID: 964 4953 1359 Passcode: 6dbHAc

Contact: Ryan Jackson   Phone: (207) 338-6809

Website: https://waldocap.org/