Parent Education Organizations

Community Concepts

Androscoggin County 

Community Concepts is a community-based organization dedicated to fostering programs to both prevent child maltreatment and empower children and families to lead healthy, productive lives. Programs are held in Lewiston.

Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (KVCAP) 

Kennebec and Somerset Counties  (207) 859-1500

KVCAP offers a one-day, four-hour workshop, designed to help parents address problems and promote reduction of the negative effects of divorce and separation. Visit the KVCAP website to view current schedule and learn more. Programs are held in Augusta, Skowhegan, and Waterville. 


Kids First 

Cumberland, Franklin, Sagadahoc, and York Counties 
(207) 761-2709

Kids First Center offers classes and groups for parents to learn how to put the needs of their children first while dealing with the legal and financial pressures of divorce and separation. See its online registration link and calendar for options. Programs are held in Biddeford, Farmington, Portland, and Topsham.

ParentWorks/Home Counselors, Inc. 

Knox and Lincoln Counties 
(207) 596-0359

HCI provides parent education classes through ParentWorks, a monthly 4-hour skill building workshop designed for families in transition. Because of small class sizes and an interactive format, presenters learn enough about each person’s situation to adjust presentations to individual needs and interests. See its registration information and a schedule of classes for options. Programs are held in Newcastle, Rockland, and Wiscasset.