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Healing Together

The Maine Resiliency Center is open in Lewiston to provide connection and support following the mass casualty event in Lewiston on October 25, 2023. The Center is located at 184 Main Street in Lewiston, with direct access via the catwalk on the third floor of the parking garage behind the building at 26 Chapel Street. The Center is open with walk-in hours Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2-6pm and by appointment. Scheduled programming is also offered outside of walk-in hours. The Center can be reached by phone at 207-515-3930 or by email at info@maineresiliencycenter.org. Visit www.maineresiliencycenter.org to learn more. The Maine Resiliency Center is operated by Community Concepts.

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Parenting Through Recovery

Parenting Through Recovery

Parenting Through Recovery is designed for parents or caregivers working on recovery and wanting to learn more about the effects of substance use on their family, parenting style, and their relationship with their child. Contact us to sign up! parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or 207-402-1621

Cooperative Co-parenting

Cooperative Co-parenting

Learn powerful ways to communicate cooperatively, make co-parenting decisions in the best interest of your children, and avoid the destructive effects that separation or divorce can have on a family. Contact us to sign up! 207-402-1621 or parentworkshops@community-concepts.org

The First Five Years

The First Five Years

This workshop is for parents with children ages birth - 5 years of age. Contact us to sign up! parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or 207-402-1621

Parenting Through Recovery

Parenting Through Recovery

Parenting Through Recovery is designed for parents or caregivers working on recovery and wanting to learn more about the effects of substance use on their family, parenting style, and their relationship with their child. Contact us to sign up! parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or 207-402-1621

Cooperative Co-parenting

Cooperative Co-parenting

Learn powerful ways to communicate cooperatively, make co-parenting decisions in the best interest of your children, and avoid the destructive effects that separation or divorce can have on a family. Contact us to sign up! 207-402-1621 or parentworkshops@community-concepts.org

1-2-3 Magic

1-2-3 Magic

Date: January  9th & 16th Time: 12:30-2:30pm Date: March 14th & 21st Time: 12-2:00pm All Workshops will be offered online until further notice.  Please call us if you are unable to participate online and we will discuss other options with you. Call to sign up 207-402-1621 or email  parentworkshops@community-concepts.org Learn...

The First Five Years

The First Five Years

This workshop is for parents with children ages birth - 5 years of age. Contact us to sign up! parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or 207-402-1621

Parenting Through Recovery

Parenting Through Recovery

Parenting Through Recovery is designed for parents or caregivers working on recovery and wanting to learn more about the effects of substance use on their family, parenting style, and their relationship with their child. Contact us to sign up! parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or 207-402-1621

Cooperative Co-parenting

Cooperative Co-parenting

Learn powerful ways to communicate cooperatively, make co-parenting decisions in the best interest of your children, and avoid the destructive effects that separation or divorce can have on a family. Contact us to sign up! 207-402-1621 or parentworkshops@community-concepts.org

1-2-3 Magic

1-2-3 Magic

Date: January  9th & 16th Time: 12:30-2:30pm Date: March 14th & 21st Time: 12-2:00pm All Workshops will be offered online until further notice.  Please call us if you are unable to participate online and we will discuss other options with you. Call to sign up 207-402-1621 or email  parentworkshops@community-concepts.org Learn...

The First Five Years

The First Five Years

This workshop is for parents with children ages birth - 5 years of age. Contact us to sign up! parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or 207-402-1621

Parenting Through Recovery

Parenting Through Recovery

Parenting Through Recovery is designed for parents or caregivers working on recovery and wanting to learn more about the effects of substance use on their family, parenting style, and their relationship with their child. Contact us to sign up! parentworkshops@community-concepts.org or 207-402-1621