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

Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Franklin County Children's Task Force

Start Date: 12/12/2022    End Date: 2/20/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 8:30am

Town: Farmington

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of Children 0-17

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://www.fcctf.org

Contact: Rileigh Blanchet   Phone: 207-778-6960

Website: http://www.fcctf.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 12/14/2022    End Date: 2/15/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5-6pm

Audience: parents and caregivers of children ages 0-18

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqb8zkePkqjYjccPkzvecH6JWrsBwzB-5DVs73jtIPvv3Jag/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 12/15/2022    End Date: 2/16/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 9-10am

Audience: parents and caregivers of children ages 0-18

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqb8zkePkqjYjccPkzvecH6JWrsBwzB-5DVs73jtIPvv3Jag/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 1/3/2023    End Date: 3/28/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 1/24/2023    End Date: 4/11/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 6-8PM

Town: In person in Bath or Zoom

Audience: Male caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtd-2rrzgvGd14xnQisw3_YeHxlnPtRUa7

Additional Information: This program is for any male parenting a child. The series focuses on the value of male role models in a child's life. We explore topics including the roots of fathering, nurturing children and self, positive discipline methods, managing emotions, resolving conflict, teamwork with a partner, balancing work and fathering, and more. This program is going to be offered over zoom or in-person. For those who wish to participate in-person, dinner will be provided from 5:30-6:00PM. The in-person location will be at Midcoast Maine Community Action at 34 Wing Farm Pkwy in Bath.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


123 Magic

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 2/8/2023    End Date: 2/15/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday's

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Caregivers with children ages 2-12.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: To register Call Danielle at 207-402-1621 or email Parentworkshops@community-concepts.org

Contact: Susan Denoncour   Phone: 12072090888

Website: www.ccimaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 3/15/2023    End Date: 5/31/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElceCurT0iGN1INvRp58i5a1XRvEophAIf

Additional Information: Join us for this 12 session program especially for dads (any father figures welcome!) Participants will learn skills for communication, encouragement, positive discipline strategies, effective teamwork, problem solving and more.

Contact: Erin McClay   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 1588

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 4/4/2023    End Date: 6/27/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 4/6/2023    End Date: 6/29/2023

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Rivch54z4LfcE9p4JPtqPOb3XVsfJr50_N80MwPqIIg/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org