LOCAL RESOURCES

Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

7 Union St
Rockland, ME 04841


Primary Contact Person: Theresa Dow

Email: theresa.dow@mmcacorp.org

Phone: 207-594-4329
Fax: 207-594-3648

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org

Service Area: Knox 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: Knox parents and community membres

Registration Required: Yes

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


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: Knox parents and community members

Registration Required: Yes

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


Period of Purple Crying

Start Date: 10/26/2020

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

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and Providers in Knox

Registration Required: Yes

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


Mandated Reporter Training

Start Date: 11/9/2020

Day(s) of the Week: One event/Monday

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Town: Via ZOOM

Audience: Service professionals and anyone working with children or families with children in Knox 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: Thursday October 15th, 22nd, 29th, and November 5th

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

Town: Through ZOOM

Audience: Knox, Waldo and Sagadahoc parents and caregivers

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: Knox, Waldo and Sagadahoc parents and caregivers with children from birth to age 5.

Registration Required: Yes

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


Active Parenting 4th Edition

Start Date: 10/14/2020

End Date: 10/28/2020

Additional Information: This is a 3 week program for families with children ages 5 to 12. Active Parenting will give you skills to achieve a fuller, more satisfying family life and to help your children achieve greater happiness and success.

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday 10/14, 10/21 & 10/28/2020

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

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents & care Givers of children ages 5 to 12 living in Knox County

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Please contact Missy to Register. (207) 442-7963 X 286