April is Baby Abuse Prevention Month and Wholesome Youngsters has planted pinwheel gardens throughout Lincoln County to remind individuals how essential youngsters.
“Youngsters are our best useful resource for the way forward for the Lincoln County communities, and all neighborhood members will help make a distinction,” stated Wholesome Youngsters Government Director Leslie Livingston.
In 2020, there have been 92 substantiated instances of kid abuse or neglect in Lincoln County as reported by the Maine Workplace of Baby and Household Companies.
“Parenting is a tough job and all adults offering take care of our children want help,” Livingston stated.
Wholesome Youngsters packages supply help by personalised conferences tailor-made to a household’s scenario, in addition to courses, playgroups, concrete helps similar to cribs or toys at Christmas, and workshops for professionals and highschool youngsters.
Moreover, Wholesome Youngsters supplies free neighborhood dinner and sport nights at faculties and data and actions reside weekly on Fb. The group sends out biweekly parenting tricks to greater than 700 households. A brand new neighborhood program known as the Entrance Porch Undertaking permits neighborhood members to discover the methods they are often useful in supporting households.
For extra details about packages or to get personalised parenting help, name Wholesome Youngsters at 563-1818, go to healthykidsmaine.org or e-mail [email protected]