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

Circle of Parents: Treatment & Recovery

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 7/5/2021    End Date: 9/27/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Monday

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

Town: Machias

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Parenting through treatment and recovery is hard. But, you are not alone. Join our weekly support group to learn about boundaries, support and repairing the relationships with your children. For more information, please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Circle of Parents: Parenting in Treatment & Recovery

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 7/5/2021    End Date: 9/27/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Monday

Time: 11:30am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Parenting is hard!! Join us to find support in the amazing and challenging journey called parenthood. This group focuses on parenting during treatment & recovery. This group is parent lead, so topics and discussions are up to you! Share stories, find resources, get parenting information, and so much more! For more information please call/text 263-5270 or molivares@sun-rise.tv

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Parent Support Group

Council: Franklin County Children's Task Force

Start Date: 7/5/2021    End Date: 9/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays at 11:00am, Wednesdays at 8:00pm

Time:

Town: Farmington

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of Children 0-16

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Contact: Renee Whitley   Phone: 207-778-6960

Website: http://www.fcctf.org


Calais Area Playgroup

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 7/6/2021    End Date: 9/28/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday

Time: 10am

Town: Calais

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Join us for in-person playgroups!!! Enjoy some nice conversations with other parents while your kids have fun! For more information please email molivares@sun-rise.tv or text/call 263-5270.

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Machias Area Playgroups

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Washington)

Start Date: 7/7/2021    End Date: 9/29/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Wednesday

Time: 10am

Town: Machias

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Join us for an in-person playgroup!! Your children will have fun while you chat with other parents! For more information please email molivares@sun-rise.tv or text/call 263-5270.

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Parent 2 Parent Group

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/13/2021    End Date: 9/28/2021

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

Time: 5:30pm to 7pm

Audience: Parent Group to talk, share and obtain information regarding resources, advice and solutions on how to raise children in these challenging times.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrcOqrrD8pGdLVbmysnQcsSmZ0ptEC0sC7

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


Circle of Parents : Treatment and Recovery Wednesdays

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 7/28/2021    End Date: 9/29/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 12-1

Audience: Parents is recovery

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Join us for a free in-person Circle of Parents: Parenting in Treatment & Recovery support group! Every Wednesday at 12pm Downeast Recovery Center 11 Free Street, Machias for more information please call/text 263-5270 or email molivares@sun-rise.tv

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Parent 2 Parent in Recovery

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 10/1/2021    End Date: 12/17/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 10am to 11:30am

Audience: If you are a parent or caregiver working on your recovery and want to learn more about the effects of substance use on your family, parenting style, and your relationship with your child join us, This program is an add on to the class on Tuesdays. It is designed to be implemented in a 12 week program, with each session being 1 ½ hours.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

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


Circle of Parents - Building Healthy Relationships

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 10/5/2021    End Date: 12/21/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 4:30pm to 6PM

Audience: This is a group of Parents that struggle with co-parenting and come to share ideas as well as get information on how to co-parent.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkd-CppzIsH9ARAUuaK5U6ieWMOwFmSEcc

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 - Tuesday Evening

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 10/12/2021    End Date: 12/28/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday - Evenings

Time: Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month

Audience: Parent 2 Parent Group - Talking about stresses, how to deal with conflict, children issues and more.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrcOqrrD8pGdLVbmysnQcsSmZ0ptEC0sC7

Additional Information: for more information: 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


Playgroup

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 11/18/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10am

Audience: Parents and caregivers with their toddlers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org