Advocates for Children (AFC) is a community-based organization that firmly believes in fostering the healthy growth and development of children and families in Androscoggin County. AFC serves as a comprehensive resource for parents of children of all ages – answering questions, providing programs, workshops, and classes, and helping to navigate the challenging world of parenting. Each year we strive to ensure all families are strong, healthy and safe.
We are here to help.
The staff at AFC includes experienced, highly trained and compassionate professionals who specialize in social work, early childhood development, psychology, prevention education in schools and the community, and professional training for service providers.
Our programs include:
Maine Families Home Visiting
Nurturing Parenting Programs
Interactive Playgroups • Workshops for Fathers
Parenting Classes • Professional Workshops
Our programs are available to all parents and caregivers in Androscoggin County. Custodial and non-custodial parents, new parents, about-to-be parents, step-parents, single moms and single dads.