Calendar

Below you will find AFFM's calendar of events. This calendar will contain all of AFFM's current and upcoming events. Please check back regularly for updates. If you know of an upcoming event or training that would be of interest to resource families, please call the office (1-800-833-9786) so AFFM can add it to the calendar.

Calendar of Events

Help Support AFFM at their Annual Fundraisers 

*Rock & Ride For The Kids*

Family Fun and Appreciation Events

       *Blaine House Tea*      *Hampden Children’s Day Parade*  

*Family Fun Day at The Fort*    *Ferry Beach Gathering* 

Training Events and Conferences 

  * Annual Spring Conference* 

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Rockland Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Rockland Resource Family Support Meeting @ Grace Bible Fellowship
Jul 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Rockland– Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: Every 1st Wednesday of the month from 5:30PM-7:00PM at the Grace Bible Fellowship (30 Sherer Lane). On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please RSVP by calling AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email Lauri at Lauri@affm.net Support group lead by AFFM trainer Pat Tavernakis  
Augusta Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Augusta Resource Family Support Meeting @ Magic Years Center
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Augusta – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Magic Years Center (25 Industrial Drive). On-site childcare is available with advanced notice. Please call 1-800-833-9786 or email: Jim (Jim@affm.net) to RSVP (3-4 days in advance).
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Machias Informational Meetings 9:30 am
Machias Informational Meetings
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 207-255-2070 to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required.
Caribou Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Caribou Resource Family Support Meeting @ Caribou Adult Education Building
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Caribou – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 1st Thursday of the month from 5:30 at Caribou Adult Education Building on Bennett Drive in between Caribou Rec and the gas station. 75 Bennett Dr, Caribou, ME 04736 Childcare is not provided at this time. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email info@affm.net to RSVP.
Damariscotta Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Damariscotta Resource Family Support Meeting @ Lincoln County Assembly of God Church
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Damariscotta – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 1st Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Lincoln County Assembly of God Church (672 Main St, Damariscotta). Childcare is not provided at this time. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email lauri@affm.net to RSVP.
Lincoln Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Lincoln Resource Family Support Meeting @ Community Evangel Temple
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lincoln – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 1st Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Community Evangel Temple, 124 River Rd. Onsite childcare is available with advanced notice. Mileage reimbursement for families traveling more than 30 miles one-way. Please call 1-800-833-9786 or email: bette@affm.net  3-4 days in advance to RSVP.
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Belfast Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Belfast Resource Family Support Meeting @ Christ The King Church
Jul 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Belfast – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 2nd Monday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Christ The King Church (9 Field St, RM# 330, Belfast). Onsite childcare is available with advanced notice. Mileage reimbursement for families traveling more than 30 miles one-way. Please call 1-800-833-9786 or email lauri@affm.net to RSVP  *The meeting was previously held in Lincolnville
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Caribou and Houlton Informational Meetings
Caribou and Houlton Informational Meetings
Jul 10 all day
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Informational Meetings are scheduled on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in both the Caribou and Houlton DHHS offices. Time of meeting alternates each month, with Caribou ...
Portland Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Portland Resource Family Support Meeting
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Portland – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 2nd Tuesday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at 901 Washington Ave, Portland. On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please contact Meagan at 1-800-833-9786 or email meagan@affm.net to RSVP
Bangor Kinship Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Bangor Kinship Family Support Meeting @ Redeemer Lutheran Church
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bangor– Kinship only Facilitated by AFFM staff.  2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-7:30 PM. On-site childcare is provided with advanced notice.  Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email Sheila@affm.net in order to RSVP. Location: Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Bangor, ME.
Dover-Foxcroft Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Dover-Foxcroft Resource Family Support Meeting @ Mayo Regional Hospital
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dover-Foxcroft – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Mayo Regional Hospital, Borestone and Sebec conference room. On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email Jim@affm.net to RSVP. Please call before you come.
Kinship Family Education Group 6:00 pm
Kinship Family Education Group @ Children’s Center
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
All kinship providers are welcome to attend with an emphasis on supporting families providing care who are not involved with the formal foster care system. Addiction affects the entire family system. Children growing up exposed to addiction are more likely than others to abuse substances themselves, engage in relationships with people who have addictions or have other chronic emotional, psychological ...
Lewiston Informational Meetings 6:00 pm
Lewiston Informational Meetings
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 795-4620 or 795-4638 to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required.
Norridgewock Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Norridgewock Resource Family Support Meeting @ First Congregational Church
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Norridgewock– Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at the First Congregational Church.(36 River Rd..) On-site childcare is available with advanced notice. Please call 1-800-833-9786 or email Jim (Jim@affm.net) to RSVP (please let us know how many children are coming and please specify their age).
Portland Informational Meeting 6:00 pm
Portland Informational Meeting
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 207-822-2267 to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required
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Ellsworth Informational Meetings 9:00 am
Ellsworth Informational Meetings
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 207-667-1629 to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required.
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Rockland Informational Meetings 5:00 pm
Rockland Informational Meetings
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 207- 596-4259 or 207-596-4283 to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required.
Houlton Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Houlton Resource Family Support Meeting @ Community Health and Counseling
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Houlton – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 2nd Thursday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Houlton CHCS, 2 Water Street. Onsite childcare available with advanced notice. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email info@affm.net to RSVP. Please call before you come.
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Bangor Informational Meeting 6:00 pm
Bangor Informational Meeting
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 207-561-4169 to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required.
Orono Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Orono Resource Family Support Meeting @ Orono United Methodist Church
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Orono – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 3rd Monday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Orono United Methodist Church (36 Oak St, Orono) On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email lauri@affm.net to RSVP.
Bridgton Resource Family Support Meeting 6:30 pm
Bridgton Resource Family Support Meeting @ The Community Center
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bridgton – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 3rd Monday of the month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Community Center (Behind Reny’s) 15 Depot St. Childcare is not provided at this time. Please RSVP to Vanessa at 647-2317 or AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 before you come.
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Biddeford Resource Family Support Meeting 10:00 am
Biddeford Resource Family Support Meeting @ J. Richard Martin Community Center
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Biddeford– Kinship: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 10:00 – 11:30 am at the J Richard Martin Community Center, 189 Alfred St. Free on-site childcare is available with advanced notice. Please contact Diane Loranger at 423-2543 or call 1-800-833-9786 or email Meagan@affm.net to RSVP. Please RSVP.
Ellsworth Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Ellsworth Resource Family Support Meeting @ Moore Community Center
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Ellsworth – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Moore Community Center, 133 State St, Ellworth. On-site childcare is available with advanced notice. Please contact Mindy Kane, Community Health and Counseling Services (CHCS) at 263-2014 or 461-8878 or email mkane@chcs-me.org. Thanks to a local grant awarded to CHCS, AFFM is able to provide mileage reimbursement ...
Farmington Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Farmington Resource Family Support Meeting @ Roberts Learning Center
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Farmington – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Roberts Learning Center (room 201 & 205), University of Maine at Farmington. On-site childcare is available with advance notice.  Please call 1-800-833-9786, or email Sheila (sheila@affm.net). Please RSVP 3-4 days before. Mileage reimbursement for families traveling more than 30 miles one way.
Presque Isle Resource Family Support Meeting 6:30 pm
Presque Isle Resource Family Support Meeting @ Wesleyan Church
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presque Isle – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at the Wesleyan Church (387 Centerline Rd). On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email Jim@affm.net to RSVP. Please remember to RSVP before you come.
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Augusta Informational Meeting 5:30 pm
Augusta Informational Meeting
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 207-624-8088  to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required
Berwick Resource Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Berwick Resource Support Meeting @ Town Hall
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Berwick— Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:00-7:30PM at Berwick Town Hall (11 Sullivan Street). On-site childcare is provided with advanced notice. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email meagan@affm.net to RSVP.
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Skowhegan Informational meetings 2:00 pm
Skowhegan Informational meetings
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 207-474-4865 to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required  
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Richmond Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Richmond Resource Family Support Meeting @ Isaac Umberhine Public Library
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Richmond – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 4th Tuesday of the month from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at The Isaac Umberhine Public Library, 86 Main St, Richmond. On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email lauri@affm.net to RSVP. Please call before you come. Edit
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Kinship Family Educational Group 6:00 pm
Kinship Family Educational Group
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
All kinship providers are welcome to attend with an emphasis on supporting families providing care who are not involved with the formal foster care system. Addiction affects the entire family system. Children growing up exposed to addiction are more likely than others to abuse substances themselves, engage in relationships with people who have addictions or have other chronic emotional, psychological ...
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Biddeford Informational Meeting 6:00 pm
Biddeford Informational Meeting
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
If you are looking to open your heart and your home to help out families by becoming a licensed foster parent you can learn more about the journey by attending an informational meeting. Please call 207-286-2507 to sign up for the meeting. RSVP is required.