Maine Families: Knox, Lincoln & Sagadahoc Counties
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A free home visiting program for families in Knox, Lincoln & Sagadahoc Counties.
Home visits are a time to
- focus on your pregnancy, newborn, or toddler
- learn about your child’s development
- view educational videos and resource materials
- ask a certified Parents as TeachersTM parent educator questions about parenting
- learn about community resources and opportunities to connect with other families
What is Parents as TeachersTM?
Parents as TeachersTM is an internationally recognized child development program that assists parents in recognizing that, as a parent, they are their child’s first and most important teacher.
What is the Teen and Young Parent Program?
The Teen and Young Parent Program offers several services especially for teen and young parents.
What are family services?
Our family services include assistance in locating transportation, housing, childcare, or connecting with other community resources. We also provide access to donated children’s clothing and baby equipment, and offer playgroups where enrolled families and their children can participate in family activities and workshops.
These programs are voluntary and no fee is charged to participants. Contact us at (207) 594-1980 or toll free 877-972-5804 (in Maine) for more information.
|Maine Families is the name used by all of the home visiting programs in Maine funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. www.mainefamilies.org|
|In Partnership with United Way of Mid Coast Maine.|
University of Maine Cooperative Extension is committed to providing home visiting, parent education, and mentoring to all first-time families in Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc County, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, or veteran’s status.