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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
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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:
Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)
232 Court Street
Machias, ME 04654
Contact: Monica Olivares
molivares@sun-rise.org
www.sopreventioncouncil.com


Parenting through Recovery Support Group at Inspire Recovery Cetner

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 4/3/2024    End Date: 6/26/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 6:00 pm

Audience: Hancock County Public and members of Inspire Recovery Center

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScw5tMwRsw3wBV7ykn9e43SBObyGyio2aVJpb6Ld4kdZENEKg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Additional Information: Join us for coffee and conversation about the amazing and challenging journey called parenthood. Find support, share stories, find resources, get parenting information and so much more. This is a hybrid group that meets weekly, in person at Inspire Recovery Center, 24 Church Street, Ellsworth and live via zoom. Children and family welcome!

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

Website: www.sopreventioncouncil.com


Parenting and Play! Weekly Ellsworth Playgroup

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

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

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 10:00

Audience: Hancock County public, Maine Families participants.

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScw5tMwRsw3wBV7ykn9e43SBObyGyio2aVJpb6Ld4kdZENEKg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Additional Information: Bring your infants and toddlers and come play, meet new friends and build those social connections every Thursday!

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

Website: www.sopreventioncouncil.com


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