Parenting, Alzheimer's and Grief Resources

Parenting Resources

  • Adolescent Parenting Program - Free parenting program offering support for new parents under the age of twenty. 1-800-293-4310 
  • Circle of Parents Support Groups - A place to discuss the challenges and joys of parenting. 1-800-249-5506 
  • Parent Anonymous Helpline - 1-800-345-5044 
  • Parent Resource Center - Parent education, support groups, parenting skills (Springvale). 207-324-1371 
  • Parent Talk Line - 1-800-249-5505 
  • Sweetser Family Institute - 1-800-434-3000. Youth Alternatives Mediation Services 1-800-632-0041 or 874-1175

Alzheimer's Family Support Groups

  • Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group - Berwick, ME at the United Methodist Church. 207-698-1065
  • Frisbee Hospital - Rochester. 603-431-1980
  • Parrot Avenue Center for Seniors - Portsmouth. 603-431-8677/430-8615

Grief Resources

  • The Center for Grieving Children - Portland, ME. 1-207-775-5216
  • Kids First - Portland, ME. Support services for families experiencing separation and divorce. 207-761-2709
  • Pete's Place - Dover. Grief support center for children, teens and families. 603-740-2689

The U.S. Department of Education has created a brochure that you can download for free entitled "Tips to Help Students Recover from Traumatic Events."