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

Open Circle of Parents

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 1/6/2022    End Date: 3/31/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every other Thursday

Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMscuqpqzwjGtRJYPgc_Y04ZQFwlgZgnnVB

Additional Information: This informal, encouraging group is open to anyone parenting a child. Connect with other caregivers and share ideas, information and support!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parents - Exploring Relationships

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 1/7/2022    End Date: 3/25/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 12noon to 1:30pm

Audience: Parents in recovery with children ages 0-18

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcofu2grj0iHtefB8AqskYShLyUq_jLaeu1

Additional Information: for more information please contact: Anne Osolinski at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Parent 2 Parent Group

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 1/11/2022    End Date: 3/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Second and Fourth Tuesday of every month

Time: 5:30pm to 7PM

Audience: Open to anyone who is parenting with a child ages 0-18. This is an informal, non-judgmental space to share information, encouragement and support with other parents.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkde2hrzMjHtVt6-lkrSNhrlqYR6wxog9O

Additional Information: For more information please contact: Anne Osolinski at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Navigating Feelings for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/31/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 11:30am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UUj12MT53df7SHw-IfybNrmoTdNEH9KSUXXL9wEaubE/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Discipline Strategies that Really Work

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/7/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 11:30am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UUj12MT53df7SHw-IfybNrmoTdNEH9KSUXXL9wEaubE/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Building Self-Worth in Children

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/14/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 11:30am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UUj12MT53df7SHw-IfybNrmoTdNEH9KSUXXL9wEaubE/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Infant Safe Sleep -- Open Community Training

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/23/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:30-6:30pm

Audience: Open to all, community members and professionals welcome.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwufu6qrj8pHdK06jBJ8bLmKZav0zgEe38m

Additional Information: During this FREE single session workshop we will explore the latest research behind Infant Safe Sleep recommendations, common sleep hazards, SIDS and other important information to keep babies safe while they snooze. We will also discuss a developmentally typical time called PURPLE crying, strategies for soothing a crying baby, and abusive head trauma prevention.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Period of PURPLE Crying - Open Community Training

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/23/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 6:30-7:30pm

Audience: Open to all, community members and professionals welcome!

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwufu6qrj8pHdK06jBJ8bLmKZav0zgEe38m

Additional Information: During this FREE single session workshop we will explore the latest research behind Infant Safe Sleep recommendations, common sleep hazards, SIDS and other important information to keep babies safe while they snooze. We will also discuss a developmentally typical time called PURPLE crying, strategies for soothing a crying baby, and abusive head trauma prevention.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Playgroups

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/24/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: 4th Thursday of the month.

Time: 10:00am

Audience: parents or caregivers of infants and toddlers.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Managing Stress in Children

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/28/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 11:30am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UUj12MT53df7SHw-IfybNrmoTdNEH9KSUXXL9wEaubE/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Brain Development

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/7/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 11:30am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UUj12MT53df7SHw-IfybNrmoTdNEH9KSUXXL9wEaubE/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Ages & Stages of Development

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/14/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 11:30am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UUj12MT53df7SHw-IfybNrmoTdNEH9KSUXXL9wEaubE/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Discipline Strategies that Really Work

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 3/21/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 11:30am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UUj12MT53df7SHw-IfybNrmoTdNEH9KSUXXL9wEaubE/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org