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

Circle of Parents in Treatment and Recovery Support Group

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 1/4/2022    End Date: 3/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 6:00 pm

Audience: Participants of the Healthy Acadia Recovery Center and Hancock County public

In Person or Virtual: Hybrid

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Parenting is hard!! Parenting through treatment and recovery is even harder. Join us for coffee and conversation about the amazing and challenging journey called parenthood. Find support, share stories, find resources, get parenting information and so much more. Children and Family members welcome Hybrid Optional Support Group in Ellsworth; meets every Tuesday! (Hybrid Optional) In person: 6 Church Street, Ellsworth Maine Time: 6:00 pm Zoom ID: 216 556 6326 For more information or to register call/text 271-8199 or email ssteiger@sun-rise.org

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Circle of Parents Support Group: For Parents of Children from birth to five years

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 1/6/2022    End Date: 3/31/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Second Thursday

Time: 12:00

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Additional Information: Parenting is hard!! Join us for an hour of fun and connection! Your little one can play with friends while you can find support as you navigate through the journey of parenthood. For more information or to register call/text: 271-8199 or email ssteiger@sun-rise.org ZOOM ID: 216 556 6326

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 1/12/2022    End Date: 2/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 4:00 pm

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Come and learn about your child’s brain development and parenting methods for each developmental stage. These parenting strategies increase positive behavior and strengthen your relationship! To register: call/text 271-8199 or email ssteiger@sun-rise.org

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Circle of Security

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 1/18/2022    End Date: 3/8/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 10:00 am

Audience: Hancock County Parents

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: As parents and caregivers, there are times that we feel lost and uncertain. Imagine what it would be like if you were able to make sense of what your child needs from you. Circle of Security Parenting is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. Free 8 week opportunity! For questions or to register call/text: 271-8199 or email ssteiger@sun-rise.org

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv


Mandated Reporting

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 2/11/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 10:00 am

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Learn what it means to be a mandated reporter, signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect, and how to make a report. Certificates will be emailed upon completion

Contact: Mandie Pepperman   Phone: (207) 255-4156

Website: http://www.sun-rise.tv