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

Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 6/15/2021    End Date: 10/5/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 3:30-5pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEudOmtqTgiGte0xB8aUz2On0ugqhUU-nk7

Additional Information: 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 for this FREE 17-week program. You will explore hands on activities along with guided discussions to enhance your self-awareness and increase your ability to relate to your child/children in a safe and supportive environment surrounded by parents and caregivers who share similar life experiences. This program offers rolling enrollment - register any time or contact us for more information!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/13/2021    End Date: 11/2/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

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 for this 17-week program. You will explore hands on activities along with guided discussions to enhance your self-awareness and increase your ability to relate to your child/children in a safe and supportive environment surrounded by parents and caregivers who share similar life experiences.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsd--przIvHtYdXRbrMwAjlrTDpqqscUM8

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


Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Kids Free to Grow (Cumberland)

Start Date: 8/5/2021    End Date: 10/21/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 10-11:30 AM

Town: Cumberland County

Audience: Parents of children 0-1 or age 10 in Recovery

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: If you are a parent, grandparent, 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 for this FREE 12-weeks of workshops. If you attend at least 8 out of 12 sessions, you will earn a Certificate of Completion! You will explore enhance your self-awareness and increase your ability to relate to your child(ren) in a safe and supportive environment surrounded by parents and caregivers who share similar life experiences. This is a hybrid class and will happen in-person at the Portland Recovery Community Center, 468 Forest Avenue Portland, ME 04101, or on ZOOM. For more information or to register for the class please contact Danielle Gray at Danielleg@kidsfreetogrow.org or at 207-956-3750.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-854-1030

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 8/25/2021    End Date: 12/15/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Audience: Waldo county parents and caregivers, and this program is open to Knox and Sagadahoc parents, too.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkdeiuqjotG9GCg_zwBFPXyltrH46E38MP

Additional Information: This parenting enrichment program focuses on the effects substance use has on the family, parenting style, and the caregiver/child relationship. This program is open to parents, guardians, partners, extended family members, and any other adult who cares for a child. Those adults in a parenting role who are working on recovery are especially encouraged to attend. All are welcome! -Explore, discover, and build on family member's strengths -Strengthen your connection with your child -Learn new skills and parenting strategies to create a healthy, confident family Join us for this supportive and non-judgmental enrichment program with other parents and caregivers who share similar experiences.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org