Local Resources

Click on any county for information about local activities and the contact information for the Prevention Council where you live.

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

Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 8/31/2021    End Date: 9/28/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday from August 31-September 28

Time: 10-11:30am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Email Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Protective Factors Training

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 9/28/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 6-7:30pm

Audience: Childcare providers in York County

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: With questions, e-mail Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org. Registration through Sanford Community Adult Education www.sanfordlearns.org or AdultEd@sanford.org

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: HOPE

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/4/2021    End Date: 11/15/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Monday from October 4th-November 15th

Time: 10-11:30am

Audience: Parents with children who have special needs.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Please email Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org for the Zoom link to join!

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Active Parenting First Five Years

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/6/2021    End Date: 11/3/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Every Wednesday October 6-November 3

Time: 6-7:30pm

Audience: Registrants through Sanford Community Adult Education

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://sanford.coursestorm.com/course/active-parenting1?search=parenting

Additional Information: Please register through the link to Sanford Community Adult Education, you do not need to be a Sanford resident to register!

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Purple Crying

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/19/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 6-7pm

Audience: Childcare providers in York County

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: With questions, e-mail Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org. Registration through Sanford Community Adult Education- www.sanfordlearns.org or AdultEd@sanford.org

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 10/19/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 6-7pm

Audience: Childcare Providers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: With questions, e-mail Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org. Registration with Sanford Community Adult Education www.sanfordlearns.org or AdultEd@sanford.org

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Protective Factors

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 11/11/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 9-10:30am

Audience: Childcare providers in York County

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: E-mail Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org with questions or to register

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org