Local Resources

Click on any county for information about local activities and the contact information for the Prevention Council where you live.

Or select one of the filters below to see what's happening around the state.


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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: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 2/6/2024    End Date: 4/30/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 4:00-5:00PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers of infants, toddlers and preschoolers

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: Community-Based Education

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 4/19/2024    End Date: 4/19/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 9:00

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJjpLX_xg9GiCQjV2wehkWYCGgHCJ2xIVxvA4DNHJkr6zLNg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Additional Information: This parenting opportunity is designed to give parents tips and tricks to help navigate through the different challenges of parenting. This week's workshop is about communicating with respect.

Contact: Monica Olivares   Phone: (207) 255-8273

Website: www.sopreventioncouncil.com


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 4/22/2024    End Date: 5/20/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 12:30 - 2:30pm

Town: Skowhegan or Zoom

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/NWUcMzakKTQzTypv7

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Sagadahoc)

Start Date: 4/23/2024    End Date: 5/14/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 6-8PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 5 years old

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqc-yuqDIuE92R42TnFLJc_5w4Ma-Imbz1

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from birth to age 5. Learn about parenting styles and roles, ages and stages of development, discipline techniques that work, how to prevent tantrums, building a strong family bond, and much more.

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

Website: http://www.midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Healthy Kids (Knox)

Start Date: 4/24/2024    End Date: 6/26/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 12:30-2 PM

Audience: Knox County parents & caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc29rj91-obNfgRQ_fLFS2ZcsEUfMTTYh-eQ09vs3RPkIXecw/viewform

Additional Information: A series of 10 enrichment classes for parents/caregivers who would like to increase their parenting knowledge and skills to make informed, healthy parenting choices. Offered on a rolling basis: join anytime and attend any/all of the classes! Can be attended virtually or in-person (if enough interest). Topics by week: Week 1: Philosophy of Nurturing Parenting Week 2: Ages and Stages Week 3: Brain Development Week 4: Communicating with Respect Week 5: Building Self-Worth Week 6: Understanding Feelings Week 7: Family Morals and Values Week 8: Praising Children and Their Behavior Week 9: Alternatives to Spanking Week 10: Positive Ways to Deal with Stress

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 6/3/2024    End Date: 7/1/2024

Day(s) of the Week:

Time:

Town: Skowhegan

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/aiSTuWQq4iE7eZru5

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.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 Green   Phone: 207-743-7716

Website: www.ccimaine.org