Family Resources

Maine Discovery Museum Free Admission Pass

NAMI Maine Family Respite Program http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.namimaine.org/resource/resmgr/Respite/MAY2015CompleteFamilyApp.pdf Application for requesting respite care for child with have a documented emotional or behavioral diagnosis or two or more developmental delays.

Family and friends can become respite provider http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.namimaine.org/resource/resmgr/Provider_Forms/CompleteProviderApp1_9_15.pdf  

Black Bear Tutors University of Maine student tutors, no cost. Tutors have been fingerprinted and backgrounds checked: http://umaine.edu/volunteer/programs/bbtutors/  

McKinney Vento Act Homeless student services http://center.serve.org/nche/downloads/briefs/reauthorization.pdf.

Maine Homeless Student Liaison Database, search to find district contact person.  http://www.maine.gov/doe/homeless/database/index.html

Four Sacred Medicines (flyer attached)

An Easy How-To Guide To Organize a Neighborhood Block Party (Block Party Kit How To)

Parenting Easy Guide- Coping Skills (Resilience): http://www.penquisregionallinkingproject.org/uploads/2/4/6/9/24696876/marjorie_withers_-_coping_skills.pdf

Maine Parent Federation http://www.startingpointsforme.org/  (207) 588-1933 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Online community for parents of children with disabilities.

Autism Society of Maine: http://www.asmonline.org/

La Leche League of ME/NH: http://www.lllofmenh.org/ Breast feeding Information, Support, and Community

Maine Crises Hotlines: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/hotlines.htm (Poison Control, Statewide Crisis, Suicide prevention, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, Sexual Assault Support, Domestic Violence, Alcoholics Anonymous, Alanon, Narcotics Anonymous, The Women’s Project, Tobacco Helpline, Drug Tips, 2-1-1 Maine)

Families and Children Together (FACT): http://www.familiesandchildren.org/(207) 941-2347

Circle of Moms-Maine Moms: http://www.circleofmoms.com/maine-moms

Zero to Three: http://www.zerotothree.org/parenting-resources/

Kids First Center: http://www.kidsfirstcenter.org/ Supporting Families of Separation and Divorce

Penquis: http://www.penquis.org/Child Care Services, Head Start

Pine Tree Legal Assistance: (http://www.ptla.org/index.html) Provides free legal services to low-income Maine people. Their website provides a lot of useful information about Maine law including copies of court forms.

Up To Parents: www.uptoparents.org  Home of Parents Commitments to Children of Divorce - an interactive website that encourages parents to put their conflict aside for the sake of their children.

National Family Resiliency Center, Inc.: www.divorceabc.com  A national information site for families going through separation and divorce.

Parent & Family: www.myparentandfamily.com  A free bi-monthly publication and online newsletter dedicated to helping Maine families by covering family-friendly events, ongoing support and play groups and a broad range of editorial topics that center around families and children.

Strong Fathers Maine: http://www.opportunityalliance.org/programs/family-and-community-support/strong-fathers/ Based in Southern Maine.

Children’s Health Resource and Visual Guide: http://www.rntobsn.org/resources/school-nurses-guide-to-kids-health-and-safety/ Providing individuals, nurses and parents with comprehensive health and wellness resources including things like pink eye and strep throat. The material is easy-to-read and makes it easy to treat.

Maine Healthy Families:http://mainefamilies.org/ Offering supportive home visits for expectant and new parents.  Free and available statewide.

Maine Kids Kin: http://www.familiesandchildren.org/maine-kids-kin.html Confidential support groups for grandfamilies. Meetings in Bangor.

Born Learning: http://bornlearning.org/?id=33

Raising Readers: http://www.raisingreaders.org/parents_and_families/