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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: Through Recovery

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 10/4/2022    End Date: 12/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 10-11:30 am

Town: somerset county

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vduCuqzkoG9OubWvZqu7hcm_q5ovDxG1X

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Zoom! Playgroup

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 10/12/2022    End Date: 12/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month

Time: 10:00 - 10:30 am

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0uce6hqjotG9xXrPIhWu4pMZSF5khxHHqi

Additional Information: This playgroup is designed for children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. We will share a new story, song, and activity each week. Connect with other parents while your little ones learn through play. Register once and come to one group, some, or all!

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 11/1/2022    End Date: 1/24/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 3-4:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlc-2qrzIrHdL1zuabAb-GUyutAwwQXNHW

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Virtual Cafe for Parents of Teens & Tweens

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 11/28/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday, November 7th

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers of youth ages 11-19

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwscuCtrDkrE9Ri9HAcYSNZzDY-VCgqTw8Y

Additional Information: This is a chance for parents to support each other, and chat about the needs and strengths of teens in your family and community. Takeaway meal kits available!

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 12/1/2022    End Date: 12/22/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Audience: Parents and caregiver of children birth to age 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc-mprjguH9RTTcq-zkI8iKfyHIwYVl4N

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


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

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 12/20/2022    End Date: 1/31/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pc-2rpj4qGdPTCgng_1NyiIKMYQp21wlw

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


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 1/4/2023    End Date: 2/15/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlfuurqzItHNT8r79n1PCcfM2HmYmfBWBT

Additional Information: For parents of preteens and teens, this video and discussion program provides parents with the skills needed to use effective discipline, teach responsibility, and communicate with their children. Each session includes information on coping with real life issues teens face, such as drugs, sexuality, and violence.

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: HOPE

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 2/16/2023    End Date: 4/6/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 3:00 - 5:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpcOGprj4iH9b17zK9s-HsITIN55TUsfus

Additional Information: This Nurturing Parenting program is designed for families of children with special needs and health challenges. Participants will explore strategies for communication, positive discipline and encouragement, coping and soothing, and advocating for your child. The class offers opportunities to meet community resources, and connect with other caregivers in a supportive environment.

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

Website: http://www.kvcap.org