Child Abuse and Neglect Council

Funding Agency


Counties Served

Penobscot, Piscataquis
929 number of lives improved

Quality Early Learning

The Penquis Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council (CAN) prevents child abuse and neglect in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties through programming that strengthens families, including, but not limited to, public awareness activities, child safety and parent education, support and information for parents, referral to services, and training for professionals.

Success Stories

“I learned how to better understand my son.”

“Being around people who know what it’s like.”

“I learned how to calm myself down to help my son calm down.”

“The class helped me connect with my daughter a lot better and learn many age-appropriate things to do with her.”

“It helped me better myself as a mother to be the best mom I can be to my daughters.”

“I learned a lot about how to be more attentive to my boys.”

“I learned how to talk to my child.”

Contact Information

262 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401




$1,100 funding amount