Kids First

Support for Families of Separation and Divorce

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A one-day, four-hour workshop, designed to help parents address problems and promote reduction of the negative effects of divorce. The workshop will address:

  • Children's needs as the marital and family roles change
  • The effects of divorce on children and children's reaction to divorce
  • Making decisions about parenting arrangements
  • Dealing with conflict without involving children
  • Helping children adjust to differences between households

Child care is not available. Program is for adults only.

All workshops are held on Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Check-in is 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. 

Please do not arrive earlier than 8 a.m.

Please select the link at the bottom of this page for a copy of the Kids First brochure and registration form: 

2017 Class Schedule

Augusta Workshops
MaineGeneral Medical Center
35 Medical Parkway
Main Floor in the Education Pavilion

October 7: Conference Room 2
November 4: Conference Room 3
December 2: Conference Room 2


Skowhegan Workshops
Redington-Fairview General Hospital
46 Fairview Avenue
Location: Conference Room C-4

October 28

Waterville Workshops
MaineGeneral Medical Center—Thayer Campus
149 North Street, Waterville
Location: Dean 3

September 23
November 18

2018 Class Schedule

Augusta Workshops
MaineGeneral Medical Center
35 Medical Parkway
Main Floor in the Education Pavilion
Location: Conference Room 1 or 2

January 6: Conference Room 1
February 3: Conference Room 2
March 3: Conference Room 1
April 7: Conference Room 2
May 5: Conference Room 1
June 2: Conference Room 1
July 7: Conference Room 1
August 4: Conference Room 1
September 1: Conference Room 1
October 6: Conference Room 2
November 3: Conference Room 1
December 1: Conference Room 1

Skowhegan Workshops
Redington-Fairview General Hospital
46 Fairview Avenue
Location: Conference Room C-4

January 27
April 28
July 28
October 27


Waterville Workshops

MaineGeneral Medical Center—Thayer Campus
149 North Street, Waterville
Location: Dean 3

January 20
March 17
May 19
August 18
September 22
November 17

    Certificates will be awarded upon payment and completion of the class.

    During the winter months, workshops may be cancelled due to inclement weather. For cancellation information, please call 859-1580 the morning of the class.

    For more information call:
    The Family Enrichment Council of Somerset & Kennebec Counties
    207-859-1580

    Walk-ins on the day of the class are not permitted.

     For a list of Kids First programs in the State of Maine, please select the links below:

    The State of Maine Kids First Programs

    Maine.gov’s For Kids Sake (Bangor) page


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