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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.

Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 1/4/2024    End Date: 3/28/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5:00-6:00PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 0-19

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVQow6tyLC_1QWg9p5G0yA0AObiGDtzlCKhnBA-FnAaDEYZA/viewform

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 1/23/2024    End Date: 4/9/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 6-8PM

Audience: Male identifying parents & caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpf-uprjwjHdJgIhBO5BGuTfc0A-hG80Gs

Additional Information: This program is for any male identifying parent of 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.

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

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/6/2024    End Date: 4/16/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 3-4:30pm

Town: skowhegan

Audience: male care givers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/QUzDEv2ZpGa8EqNh8

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 2/28/2024    End Date: 5/15/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm

Audience: Anyone who identifies as a father parenting a child

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/8KPqh3Zu7i4kspE76

Contact: Megan Dickinson   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 1588

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 3/4/2024    End Date: 4/8/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

Audience: Parents & caregivers of ages 5+

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/EiGaxiwN3yNZx5RX9

Contact: Megan Dickinson   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 1588

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 3/7/2024    End Date: 3/14/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays: March 7th and 14th

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Town: 124 Canal St., Lewiston, ME 04240

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Contact Melissa Robinson to register at 207-240-2990, or email parentworkshops@community-concepts.org.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 1207-595-8124

Website: www.ccimaine.org


Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/1/2024    End Date: 5/13/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/rhR2NmSu97pyCmdB8

Additional Information: Do you ever feel like there is a better way to handle those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this 6 session video & discussion-based program for parents and caregivers of children ages 5-12. Participants will learn strategies for communication, positive discipline, building self-esteem, and more.

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts, Inc. (Oxford)

Start Date: 4/3/2024    End Date: 4/10/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays April 3rd and 10th

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Register by emailing parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or by calling Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-595-8124

Website: www.ccimaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Community Concepts Inc. (Androscoggin)

Start Date: 4/9/2024    End Date: 7/9/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday's April 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, May 7th, 14th, 21st, June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, July 2nd, 9th

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Register by emailing parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or by calling Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 1207-595-8124

Website: www.ccimaine.org


123 Magic

Council: Community Concepts, Inc. (Oxford)

Start Date: 6/3/2024    End Date: 6/10/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays June 3rd and 10th

Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Register by emailing parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or by calling Melissa Robinson at 207-240-2990.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-595-8124

Website: www.ccimaine.org