Maine Families Home Visiting

A Message from Maine Families.

Click HERE to learn how Maine Families is operating during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Baby on the way or a newborn at home? Call Maine Families program serving Kennebec and Somerset Counties.

The Maine Families Program understands that all parents want the best for their babies. Our caring and professional home visitors will partner with you to access the information and resources that can support the physical and emotional health of your baby and entire family. Services are tailored to meet your individual family needs.

Parents who live in Kennebec or Somerset County and are expecting or have a newborn at home are invited to take part in the program. There is no cost to participate.

Information provided to parents includes the following topics:

  • Pregnancy
  • Baby and Child Health Care
  • Breastfeeding/Formula Feeding
  • Nutrition
  • Immunizations
  • Discipline
  • Toilet Training
  • Child Safety
  • Household Safety
  • Local Resources
  • Developmental Screening
  • Playgroups
  • Other Organized Family Events

For more information about Maine Families call:

Kennebec County – 859-8508
Somerset County – 859-2537 or 474-8487 ext. 2537

Playgroups Offered

Activities include:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Story time
  • Puppet Play
  • Parachute Play
  • Streamer play


  • Augusta – Buker Community Center Room #11, 22 Armory Rd, Augusta, First and Third Wednesday of the month 10:00-11:00am
  • Oakland (in partnership with KVCAP Family Enrichment Council – Kennebec ) – Oakland Public Library, Children’s Area-Basement, 18 Church St., Oakland, Every Wednesday 10:30-11:30am
  • Skowhegan (in partnership with KVCAP Family Enrichment Council – Somerset) – KVCAP, 26 Mary Street, Skowhgan, Every Friday 8:30-10:00am

For more information please call 859-1578.


Home Visiting is Essential – Click HERE for Referral Guidance for Providers – Supporting Families During COVID-19

Maine Families
The Maine Children’s Trust
Maine Secretary of State Kids’ Page
Growing Years Parenting Info
Prevent Child Abuse America
Lithgow Public Library – Augusta
Lawrence Public Library – Fairfield
Hubbard Free Library
Skowhegan Free Public Library
Waterville Public Library
Gardiner Public Library
Winslow Public Library
Winthrop Public Library
Oakland Public Library

Funding is provided by the Maine Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Child and Family Health.

Hear From One of Our Program Leaders