G.E.A.R. Parent Network & Maine Parent Federation Peer Support Conference: It Takes A Village

Department of Education is providing this information to educators, students and parents as a resource. This is not a Maine DOE sponsored event.

Peer Support: It Takes A Village

This event is sponsored by G.E.A.R. Parent Network (a program of Crisis and Counseling Centers) & Maine Parent Federation.

Saturday March 14, 2020
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Governor Hill Mansion
136 State St Augusta ME, 04330

Come and learn about parent and youth peer supports and how you can benefit from receiving these free services available in our state! Also learn how parents and youth can become peer mentors themselves.

There will be a special guest speaker, 21 year old Self-Advocate Jake Shumbo. Jake’s
message of “Different Ability” versus “Disability” inspires his audiences to look beyond
labels and how despite your ability you can be the leader of your own destiny.

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Learn more & register:

For more information about the event including and agenda, contact information and registration information please visit https://crisisandcounseling.org/peersupportconf/.