Local Resources

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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: Managing Stress

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 7/18/2024    End Date: 7/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6-7:30PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children of all ages

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://bit.ly/3KV5WHj

Additional Information: Do you ever feel tired? Do you often feel stressed out? Do you want to learn ways to relax? Stress is a daily part of life for adults and children. This enrichment program is for ALL parents and caregivers. This program will cover common stressors, how you can manage your stress, learn about the stressors children face and how you can support your child.

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

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Parents (July - September)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/18/2024    End Date: 9/19/2024

Day(s) of the Week: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month

Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/35oRoF3p7bTEfgH89

Additional Information: This mutual peer support group is open to anyone in a parenting role. With rolling enrollment, join us any time. Connect with other caregivers, share ideas and support!

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Thomaston Public Library Playgroup July Meet-up

Council: Healthy Kids (Knox)

Start Date: 7/22/2024    End Date: 7/22/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Monday, July 22, 2024

Time: 10 AM - 12 PM

Town: Rockport

Audience: Parents & caregivers in Knox County

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: All are welcome to come out for our playgroup's July get-together at Walker Park in Rockport. Snacks provided! There's great playground equipment for the 0-5 crowd, shady spots, and seating. Great location for picnicking. Not fenced in. Located on Sea St. in Rockport, it will come up accurately in Maps when entering "Walker Park Rockport." Rain date is Monday, July 29th. Check our Facebook page, Healthy Kids Maine, for updates.

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


Nurturing Parenting: Setting Boundaries

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/24/2024    End Date: 7/24/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday, July 24th

Time: 5:00 - 6:30pm

Audience: Parents, caregivers and community members.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/iNyvb7YfXE4f8rn98

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Strong Families Community Workshop

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 8/14/2024    End Date: 8/14/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday, August 14th

Time: 5:00 - 6:30pm

Audience: Parents, caregivers and community members.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/ZBcrqDeFST5YxVJr6

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org