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

Additional Activities
 Playgroups & Parenting Groups
 Events
 Professional Training
 Front Porch Project

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

Circle of Security

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 1/24/2022    End Date: 3/14/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Class meets every Monday for 8 weeks

Time: 6:00pm-7:30

Audience: Caregivers of children 0-5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtcOyprDIoGtL0ndrNpxyFgpQhxl1ibSZi

Additional Information: Facilitator will work with caregivers to help them understand their child's emotional world by learning to read emotional cues and miscues, enhance the development of their child's self esteem and honor the innate desire for children to be secure.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Mandated Reporting

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 3/22/2022   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Town: Kennebunk

Audience: Professionals that are identified as Mandated Reporters in the state of Maine

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// Email Amy Michaels at Amym@kidsfreetogrow.org for additional information and to register

Additional Information: Mandated Reporter Training- Education for a wide variety of professionals and nonprofessionals working with children. The training increases awareness around the laws regarding reporting, how to report and why it is important to do so. This is a certificate training valid for 4 years.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Protective Factors

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 4/14/2022   

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 6:30pm

Town: Kittery

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// Email Amy Michaels at Amym@kidsfreetogrow.org for additional information and to register

Additional Information: Research shows that having the 5 Protective Factors in your life keeps families strong and healthy. By understanding these 5 Protective Factors, we can all improve our families' lives through understanding our needs as caregivers and our children's needs so that we have less stress in our daily lives.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org