Parenting Support and Education

Do you have a baby on the way or a newborn at home? The Penquis Maine Families provides a variety of services to assist parents.  The staff for Maine Families understand that all parents want the best for their babies. Parents who live in Penobscot or Piscataquis County and are expecting or have a newborn at home are invited to take part in the program and its not just for first time parents. 

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. There is no cost to participate.

Information is provided topics such as:

  • pregnancy
  • baby and child health care
  • breastfeeding/formula feeding
  • nutrition
  • immunizations
  • discipline
  • toilet training
  • child safety
  • household safety
  • local resources

Boot Camp For New Dads

Workshop specifically for New Dads

For more information, call 207-973-3642 (Bangor), 207-564-7116 (Dover-Foxcroft), 207-794-3093 (Lincoln)

Resource on Safe Sleep for Infants Click HERE

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


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