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

*New Balance 5k*          *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 

  *Family Fun & Training Day*    *Transition Planning: The Parent’s Role*

* Annual Spring Conference* 

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Sherman Resource Family Support Meeting 9:30 am
Sherman Resource Family Support Meeting
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Sherman – Adoptive/Foster/Kinship: every 1st Monday of the month from 9:30 am – 11:30 am 7 Cow Team Road in Sherman. Please contact Debbie Irish at 365-7133 for more information. This group does not meet in the summer.
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Augusta Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Augusta Resource Family Support Meeting @ Magic Years Center
Apr 5 @ 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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Caribou Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Caribou Resource Family Support Meeting @ Caribou Adult Education Building
Apr 6 @ 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 @ Skidompha Library
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Damariscotta – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 1st Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Skidompha Library (184 Main St). Childcare is not provided at this time. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email Jim@affm.net to RSVP.
Lincoln Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Lincoln Resource Family Support Meeting @ Community Evangel Temple
Apr 6 @ 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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Lincolnville Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Lincolnville Resource Family Support Meeting @ U. Maine Hutchinson Center
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Belfast – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 2nd Monday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the U.Maine Hutchinson Center (80 Belmont Ave.) Rooms 133 & 129. 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 Jim (Jim@affm.net) to RSVP (3-4 days in advance). *The meeting was previously ...
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Bangor Kinship Family Support Meeting 4:30 pm
Bangor Kinship Family Support Meeting @ Families and Children Together
Apr 11 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 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 Jim@affm.net to RSVP. Location: Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. Bangor, ME.
Portland Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Portland Resource Family Support Meeting
Apr 11 @ 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
Dover-Foxcroft Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Dover-Foxcroft Resource Family Support Meeting @ Mayo Regional Hospital
Apr 11 @ 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.
Norridgewock Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Norridgewock Resource Family Support Meeting @ First Congregational Church
Apr 11 @ 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).
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Houlton Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Houlton Resource Family Support Meeting @ Community Health and Counseling
Apr 13 @ 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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Orono Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Orono Resource Family Support Meeting @ Adoptive and Foster Families Of Maine, INC & The Kinship Program
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Orono – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 3rd Monday of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at 34 Main Street, Orono. On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email bette@affm.net to RSVP.
Bridgton Resource Family Support Meeting 6:30 pm
Bridgton Resource Family Support Meeting @ The Community Center
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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 @ Ellsworth Elementary Middle School
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Ellsworth – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School, 20 Forest Ave. 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 for ...
Farmington Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Farmington Resource Family Support Meeting @ Roberts Learning Center
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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 Kinship Family Support Group 5:30 pm
Augusta Kinship Family Support Group @ Buker Community Center
Apr 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Augusta – Kinship only: 3rd Wednesday of the month from 5:30 – 8:00 pm at The Buker Community Center, 22 Armory St, Augusta.  Free on-site childcare available. Potluck for all from 4:30 – 5:30pm For more info, please call Jan Partridge at 207-495-3864.
Berwick Resource Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Berwick Resource Support Meeting @ Town Hall
Apr 19 @ 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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Annual Spring Conference 7:30 am
Annual Spring Conference @ Hilton Garden Inn
Apr 21 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Annual Spring Conference @ Hilton Garden Inn | Bangor | Maine | United States
This Conference is designed to provide training, guidance, knowledge, and resources for kinship providers, foster parents, adoptive parents, social workers, clinicians, adoption workers, CASA volunteers, judges, attorneys, educators, and other child & family advocates so they can be better prepared to handle complex issues as families open their hearts and homes to children. If you do not plan on paying ...
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Annual Spring Conference 7:30 am
Annual Spring Conference @ Hilton Garden Inn
Apr 22 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Annual Spring Conference @ Hilton Garden Inn | Bangor | Maine | United States
This Conference is designed to provide training, guidance, knowledge, and resources for kinship providers, foster parents, adoptive parents, social workers, clinicians, adoption workers, CASA volunteers, judges, attorneys, educators, and other child & family advocates so they can be better prepared to handle complex issues as families open their hearts and homes to children. If you do not plan on paying ...
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Rockland Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Rockland Resource Family Support Meeting @ Rockland Public Library
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Rockland– Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: Meets the 4th Monday of the month at 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Rockland Public Library (80 Union St). On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please RSVP by calling AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email Jim at Jim@affm.net.  
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Brunswick Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Brunswick Resource Family Support Meeting @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Lewiston Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Lewiston Resource Family Support Meeting @ DHHS
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lewiston – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at 200 Main St. Lewiston, ME. The Tri-County Adoptive Foster & Kinship Assoc. offers trainings, as well as local support & resources. On-site childcare is provided with advanced notice. Call Denise Gove at 782-1138 or email her at dgrove@aol.com to RSVP.
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Saco Resource Family Support Meeting 5:30 pm
Saco Resource Family Support Meeting @ AFFM Saco Office
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Saco– Adoptive/Foster/Kinship: Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00pm at AFFM (333 Lincoln Street). On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please contact AFFM at 1-800-833-9786 or email Meagan at meagan@affm.net to RSVP. Please RSVP before you come.
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Machias Resource Family Support Meeting 6:00 pm
Machias Resource Family Support Meeting @ Rose M Gaffney Elementary School
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Machias – Foster/Adoptive/Kinship: every 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Rose M Gaffney Elementary School, 15 Rose Gaffney Road, Machias. On-site childcare is available with advance notice. Please call 1-800-833-9786 or email: Jim (Jim@affm.net) to RSVP (3-4 days in advance). Your RSVP is mandatory before attending.  AFFM is able to provide mileage reimbursement for families ...
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