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

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

Infant Safe Sleep and Period of Purple crying

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/6/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10:00am

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of infants

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErceGqqzIiGNRdhSd4jMyutsJAFz52uOdd

Additional Information: Do you have a new baby in your life, or one on the way? During this training we will explore the American Academy of Pediatrics' most up-to-date safe sleep recommendations, and other essential information to keep babies safe while they snooze. During this training we will explore the the Period of PURPLE Crying, a typical time in babies lives when they experience increased crying, plus strategies for coping, and soothing a crying baby. Certificates of Completion are available.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Effective Encouragement

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 10/18/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 9:00 - 10:30

Audience: Interested parents, caregivers, or professionals

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcu6qpzkqG90USgv9kDs9FXsI9U6yGFwJ

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Protective Factors for Families

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/20/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10:00am

Audience: All Families

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsf-uuqDgjE9XLCYE8z8PaAH6P2SghaDtM

Additional Information: Every family has challenges and strengths. Learn what strengths your family already has and how to build on new ones

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Babies 101

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 11/8/2022    End Date: 11/8/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 6pm-7pm

Audience: prenatal parents

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScfpo3eVnfc8ukw_9shJ25Bm0TOXxvbXYaTmlXSGHsRwySAbw/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Infant Safe Sleep/Period of Purple Crying for Families

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 11/10/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10:00am

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of infants

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlf--tqTsrE9ZOIDq-1GsMq_x9aHzcvyGX

Additional Information: Do you have a new baby in your life, or one on the way? During this training we will explore the American Academy of Pediatrics' most up-to-date safe sleep recommendations, and other essential information to keep babies safe while they snooze. During this training we will explore the Period of PURPLE Crying, a typical time in babies lives when they experience increased crying, plus strategies for coping, and soothing a crying baby. Certificates of Completion are available.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Protective Factors for Families

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 11/17/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10:00am

Audience: All Families

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ude6vpzsuE9NuYqyPf__ikgOOGO1FEqkZ

Additional Information: Every family has challenges and strengths. Learn what strengths your family already has and how to build on new ones

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Babies 101

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 12/7/2022    End Date: 12/7/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 1pm-2pm

Audience: prenatal parents

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScfpo3eVnfc8ukw_9shJ25Bm0TOXxvbXYaTmlXSGHsRwySAbw/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org