Have you ever wanted to be come a Foster Parent but was unsure how to become on?  Check out this one time session that will cover issues relevant to becoming a foster parent in Maine. Policies and procedures that apply to foster/adoptive licensure as well as how to access available resources and supports will be covered. Once you have completed the session, you will be asked to answer ten questions. When you answer the questions correctly you may request an application for licensure. The session is available in two formats and is open to anyone who is a resident of Maine over the age of 21. 

One option is a Watch Party on ZOOM, followed by a question and answer period.  This happens on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6:30 to 8pm

The second option gives the opportunity to watch a video at your convenience via an email link. 

For more information or to register for either option contact A Family for ME Recruiter, Kasey McDonough at 207.699.9408, call A Family for ME at 1-844.893.6311 or connect online at  AFamilyforME@spurwink.org

Note:  Any individual entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post—9/11 GI Bill benefits, will not be penalized (including assessment of late fees) or denied access to classes, libraries or other institutional facilities because of the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligation due to the delayed disbursement funding from VA under chapter 31 or 33.

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    A Writer’s Workshop

    Class will be held online using ZOOM. No classes on November 11 and November 25 Do you want to improve your writing skills for work? How about writing a poem to your beloved, or finishing that family memoir? Maybe you’ve considered writing a script? If so, please come join us in this 6-week writer’s workshop […]

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    Create Better Health with EFNEP

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  • Oct
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    Active Parenting Now

    Class will be held online using Zoom. Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to handle some of those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this six-session video and discussion program for parents and care providers of children ages 5-12. This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective […]

  • Oct
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    Medicare 101

    Workshops will be held online using Zoom. Medicare is not one size fits all. New to Medicare? This session will review a wide variety of information to help you navigate the waters. We will review how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible and many other important topics including supplemental insurance to compliment original Medicare. […]

  • Nov
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    Beginners Hatha Yoga – Session Two

    Class will be held online using ZOOM. This is a gentle beginners’ yoga class focusing on body alignment, breathing techniques, balance and strengthening in a slow paced and open environment. Class will end with introduction and exploration of relaxation and meditation techniques with time to experience how your yoga practice is evolving. If you have […]

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