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Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

34 Wing Farm Parkway
Bath, ME 04530


Primary Contact Person: Theresa Dow

Email: theresa.dow@mmcacorp.org

Phone: 207-442-7963 x207
Fax: 207-443-7447

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org

Service Area: Sagadahoc County

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

Period of Purple Crying

Start Date: 10/26/2020

Additional Information: Period of PURPLE Crying presents information and tools to help parents understand and cope with the period in their baby’s life when prolonged and intense crying is common. Over the last several years, the body of scientific research has grown significantly.

Day(s) of the Week: Monday, October 26, 2020

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Town: via Zoom

Audience: Sagadahoc parents and community members

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Call Dawn at 442-7963 ext. 230


Infant Safe Sleep

Start Date: 10/26/2020

Additional Information: Infant Safe Sleep reviews the most up-to-date information on reducing the risk of sleep-related deaths.

Day(s) of the Week: Monday, October 26, 2020

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Town: via Zoom

Audience: Sagadahoc parents and community members

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Contact Dawn at 442-7963, ext. 230


Mandated Reporter Training

Start Date: 11/9/2020

Additional Information: Learn about the laws regarding reporting, signs of abuse and neglect, how to report, and why it is important to do so. All Mandated Reporters are now required to complete training approved by Maine Department of Human Services once every 4 years.

Day(s) of the Week: Monday - one time event

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Professionals and volunteers working with children or families with children in Sagadahoc County

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Contact Helen Rogers (207) 844-1285


First Five Years

Start Date: 10/15/2020

End Date: 11/5/2020

Additional Information: This 4 week program covers: What a baby's cry means, ages and stages of development, building a strong bond, your child's growing brain, effective discipline, choices and consequences, ways to prepare your child for school success, and much more!

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays October 15th, 22nd, 29th and November 5th

Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Town: Through Zoom

Audience: Sagadahoc, Knox and Waldo caregivers of children birth to age 5.

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://207-844-1285


First Five Years

Start Date: 10/15/2020

End Date: 11/5/2020

Additional Information: This 4 week program covers: What a baby's cry means, ages and stages of development, building a strong bond, your child's growing brain, effective discipline, choices and consequences, ways to prepare your child for school success, and much more!

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Town: Through Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children from birth to age 5.

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://(207) 844-1285


1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

Start Date: 11/12/2020

End Date: 12/3/2020

Additional Information: This 3 session program takes a humorous look at parenting and a serious look at discipline! This is one of parents' favorite programs. Learn more about controlling obnoxious behavior, encouraging positive behavior, and strengthening your relationship with your children.

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays November 12th, 19th and December 3rd

Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Town: Via ZOOM

Audience: Sagadahoc County parents and caregivers with children aged 2-12.

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Contact Dawn at (207) 442-7963, ext. 230


1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

Start Date: 11/12/2020

End Date: 12/3/2020

Additional Information: This 3 session program takes a humorous look at parenting and a serious look at discipline! This is one of parents' favorite programs. Learn more about controlling obnoxious behavior, encouraging positive behavior, and strengthening your relationship with your children.

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays November 12th, 19th, and December 3rd

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Town: Via ZOOM

Audience: Sagadahoc parents and caregivers with children age 2-12.

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Contact Dawn at (207) 442-7963, ext. 230


Active Parenting 5-12

Start Date: 10/14/2020

End Date: 10/28/2020

Additional Information: Active Parenting: 5-12 is geared towards caregivers and parents with children aged 5-12. This program will show you effective ways to: -Use discipline that really works -Open up lines of communication- before they get clogged -Prevent future problems with drugs, alcohol, and sex -Defuse power struggles with your children -Stimulate independence as your child grows older

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday's via Zoom

Time: 6:00pm- 8:00pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers in Sagadahoc County with children aged 5-12

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Contact Missy at 207-442-7963 ex. 286


Active Parenting: Teens

Start Date: 11/10/2020

End Date: 12/15/2020

Additional Information: Active Parenting: Teens is a program for parents and caregivers of teens and tweens. This program will give you the guidance and support you need to turn the challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities of growth. You'll learn: -Methods of respectful discipline -Skills for clear, honest communication -Concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior -How to be encouraging to your children -Insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression -And so much more!

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday's via Zoom

Time: 6:00pm- 8:00pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 12+

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Contact Missy at 207-442-7963 ex. 286