Support Groups

 

Finding local homeschool support can be a challenge! For a new homeschooler, it is much like moving to a brand new neighborhood. It takes some time to get to know your homeschool neighbors, as well as what the neighborhood has to offer. As you begin to get acquainted, connections and friendships are made. Often this takes you beyond the neighborhood and into the larger community to discover avenues for support and enrichment that meet your needs and the needs of your family. 
 
There are some things you can do to facilitate the process. First, join HOME! Attend HOME events, field trips and monthly skates. Join HOME on facebook. Becoming a part of the larger homeschool community through HOME will help you to meet others. Some may even be from your area! Also, check with your local library, YMCA and churches. Often these are places where homeschoolers are gathering. 
 
We are anxious to meet you! It may take time to feel at home in your new "neighborhood." But HOME's welcome mat is always out, so please join us whenever and whereever you can!
 

Support contacts are listed below. Please choose a region or county to search for a support group in a town near you. Keep in mind that every support group is different. Take your time, and find the group that best meets your needs. Becoming involved in a support group that is right for you will help you to maintain success in your homeschool program. 

 

If you are unable to make contact with a support group or your HOME Regional or County Representative, please feel free to contact the HOME Office.

 

Become a Part of HOME's Support Network!

 

If you are a support group leader, there are several reasons why you should join HOME's support group network:

 

1. We have a long track record of service to Maine homeschoolers. You will be part of an organization with years of experience in helping homeschoolers around the state.

 

2. There is strength in numbers! A strong and organized network throughout the state provides us with a bigger voice when it comes to protecting homeschool freedoms. If a challenge should arise, members of our support group leader's network will be among the first to know. 

 

3. We are available to serve you! Support group leaders within HOME's network have access to HOME staff and regional leaders who are friendly, knowledgeable and available to you five days a week! We know you are busy. Having someone just a phone call away who is ready and able to answer questions and offer guidance will save you time and energy!  

 

If you are interested in starting your own homeschooling support group, please contact your HOME Regional or County Representative. They will get you started! Also, click on the following link for lots of good suggestions: 

 

Forming a Homeschool Support Group

 

 

Local Support by Region & County

 

* To request an addition or removal of a support group and/or contact information on this page, please use our support group change form.

 

Region 1, Aroostook County - Regional Reps: John & Sharon Bulley, (207) 532 - 6734,  Houlton

 

Madawaska

Don & Irene Blanchette, (207) 728-6092

Presque Isle

Eileen Morneault, eilmike@hotmail.com, (207) 764-5454

Woodland

Roy & Annette McEndarfer, amcendarfer@gmail.com, (207) 498-3041

  

Region 2, Piscataquis & Penobscot Counties - Regional Reps:

(Interim): Raylene M. Hunt  (207) 763-2943

 

Piscataquis County Reps: TBD

Greenville

Lenore Chandler, (207) 695-2825

  

Penobscot County Reps: Grace Tibbets (207) 403-9024

Bangor

Tanya Sibley, ttsibley@yahoo.com

Bangor

Bev Richards, ragrugz@netscape.net, (207) 745-5224

Hudson

Dan & Donna Heathcote, swimgirl6@yahoo.com

Stetson

Blair & Deb Cawley, mainelyhome@gmail.com, (207) 296-2063

Patten

Angela Stubbs, mainefamilyschooling@gmail.com, (207) 267-5611

 

Region 3, Hancock & Washington Counties - Regional Reps:

John & Sharon Bosley (207) 546-7766

 

Washington County Reps: Alba & Nancy Briggs, (207) 733-2280

 

Cherryfield

Mark & Melanie Chandler, revmchandler@gmail.com, (207) 546-2510

Lubec

Alba & Nancy Briggs, njean1957@yahoo.com (207) 733-2280

 

Hancock County Reps: TBD

Deer Isle

David & Valerie Rhys, (207) 348-2435

Ellsworth

Laurie Olson, reddogie@roadrunner.com, (207) 288-9070

Gouldsboro

Joe & Vicki Brochu, (207) 963-2048

 

Region 4, Knox, Waldo & Lincoln Counties- Regional Reps:

Zach & Kim Mazone, (207) 737-2703

 

Knox County Reps: Brandon & Carrie Rapp, (207) 763-2971

Appleton

Amy Bartlett, riaabartlett@yahoo.com, (207) 785-2423

Camden

Lanita Medina, medina@midcoast.com, (207) 230-0569

Camden

Laurie Wolfrum, alohabun@yahoo.com, (207) 236-4275

Hope

Brandon & Carrie Rapp, carrierapp@gmail.com, (207) 763-2971

Friendship

Rusty Delano, rustydelano@roadrunner.com, (207) 542-3779

Hope

David & Megan Macmillan, megan.macmillan@gordon.edu, (207) 763-4534

So. Thomaston

Bill & Susan Batty, beloved@midcoast.com,(207) 596-0275

 

Lincoln County Reps: TBD

 

Bremen

Allan & Cheryl Tomasello, (207) 380-1750

Dresden

Beth Jones, bdjjmj@yahoo.com 

 

Waldo County Reps: Steve & Beth West, (207) 322-1336 

Belfast

Curt & Deborah Edgerly, weschool@adelphia.net, (207) 338-4843

Liberty

Steve & Beth West, mainemom6@yahoo.com, (207) 322-1336

  

Region 5, Sagadahoc, Somerset & Kennebec Counties Regional Reps: Robert & Amy Decker (207) 737-8885

 

Kenebec County Reps:  TBD

South China

John & Faith Giroux, (207) 968-3267

Litchfield

Tracey Fleger, traceyfleger@yahoo.com, (207) 268-9153

Wayne

Wendy Castonguay, wendy.castonguay@yahoo.com, (207) 685-9852 

Oakland

Donald & Michele Grotton, grotton2012@yahoo.com, (207) 485-3072

Windsor

Lynn McNeff, (207) 445-2786

Windsor

Derek & Cheryl Granquist, derekg@pivot.net,(207) 445-5515

 

Sagadahoc County Reps: Fran & Diane Simmler, (207) 443-5808

 

Bath

Fran & Diane Simmler, Diane@Simmlers.com, (207) 443-5808

Bowdoinham

Robert & Amy Decker, stampinamy@myfairpoint.net, (207) 737-8885

Topsham - Don & Jan Emerson, dpemerson@juno.com, (207) 729-7247

Bowdoin

Rick & Stephanie Dustin, rdustin1@comcast.net 

Bath

Quinn Blaiklock, peacefulquinn@gmail.com, (207)443-4630

Woolwich

Tamara Thibodeau, tamthib@gmail.com 

  

Somerset County Rep: TBD 

Skowhegan

Lisa Berry, (207) 897-1199

  

Region 6, Androscoggin, Oxford & Franklin Counties Regional Reps: Gilbert & Kimberly Miller (207) 645-3164 - Wilton, ME

 

Androscoggin County Reps: Joshua & Bethany Taylor, (207) 376-6430

 

Livermore Falls

Chris & Bonnie Grant, (207) 897-2959

Lewiston/Auburn

Stephanie Hanscom, www.laccoop.com 

Wales

Joshua & Bethany Taylor, bjtaylor81@gmail.com, (207) 376-6430

  

Franklin County Reps: Brian & Kathy Twitchell, (207) 265-4047

 

Kingfield

Brian & Kathy Twitchell, kathy.m.twitchell@gmail.com, (207) 265-4047

Wilton

Gilbert & Kimberly Miller, kcmiller@midmaine.com, (207) 645-3164

Farmington

Penny Farnum, franklin_area_homeschoolers, (207) 897-4585

Jay

Lisa Berry, lisanne29@hotmail.com, (207) 897-1199

 

Oxford County Reps: Daryl & Michelle Collomy, (207) 423-6783

 

Lovell

Christy Bresette, christyncade@hotmail.com, (207) 925-8127

Rumford

Kelly Smith, cosmith5@msn.com, (207) 369-9289

Hiram

Daryl & Michelle Collomy, room4more29@gmail.com, (207) 423-6783

 

Region 7, Cumberland County Regional Reps: Frank & Lisa Siciliano (207) 809-8075 

 

Falmouth

Jessi Woodman, jessiwoodman@gmail.com,(207) 272-4432

Gorham

EARTH School Maine

Tamra Hartley-Smith, tamra_hartley@yahoo.com 

Portland

Jonathan & Elania Pfaff, elania@portlandlearninglab.com 

Scarborough

Sharon Ward, sdcesq@yahoo.com 

Sebago

Dan & Jenn Martin, themartins@fairpoint.net, (207) 787-3433

Westbrook

Frank & Lisa Sicilano, lisaann4j@gmail.com, (207) 809-8075

Westbrook

Beth Callaway, watoosa1@yahoo.com, (207) 512-5560

 

Region 8, York County Regional Reps: Chuck & Carolyn Simonds - (207) 439-6766

 

York County Reps: Timothy & Wanda Kezar - (207) 251-6213

  

Kittery

Chuck & Carolyn Simonds,ccllsls@aol.com, (207) 439-6766

Lyman

Brian & Elaina LaGassie, lagassie@adelphia.net, (207) 499-7698

North Berwick

Timothy & Wanda Kezar, wkezar@maine.rr.com, (207) 251-6213

SEEK Homeschool Co-op

Rochester, NH

Dana Moore, nhschea@yahoo.com 

Saco

Brenda Scally, (207) 284-6319

Southern Maine Area

Elizabeth Callahan, dellatorrecallahan@hotmail.com

Waterboro

Heidi Sampson, teachhomeschool@gmail.com

York

Wendy Fountain, (207) 361-2229

 

 

 

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Local Support by Region & County

 

* To request an addition or removal of a support group and/or contact information on this page, please use our support group change form.

 

Region 1, Aroostook County - Regional Reps: John & Sharon Bulley, (207) 532 - 6734,  Houlton

 

Madawaska

Don & Irene Blanchette, (207) 728-6092

Presque Isle

Eileen Morneault, eilmike@hotmail.com, (207) 764-5454

Woodland

Roy & Annette McEndarfer, amcendarfer@gmail.com, (207) 498-3041

  

Region 2, Piscataquis & Penobscot Counties - Regional Reps:

(Interim): Raylene M. Hunt  (207) 763-2943

 

Piscataquis County Reps: TBD

Greenville

Lenore Chandler, (207) 695-2825

  

Penobscot County Reps: Grace Tibbets (207) 403-9024

Bangor

Tanya Sibley, ttsibley@yahoo.com

Bangor

Bev Richards, ragrugz@netscape.net, (207) 745-5224

Hudson

Dan & Donna Heathcote, swimgirl6@yahoo.com

Stetson

Blair & Deb Cawley, mainelyhome@gmail.com, (207) 296-2063

Patten

Angela Stubbs, mainefamilyschooling@gmail.com, (207) 267-5611

 

Region 3, Hancock & Washington Counties - Regional Reps:

John & Sharon Bosley (207) 546-7766

 

Washington County Reps: Alba & Nancy Briggs, (207) 733-2280

 

Cherryfield

Mark & Melanie Chandler, revmchandler@gmail.com, (207) 546-2510

Lubec

Alba & Nancy Briggs, njean1957@yahoo.com (207) 733-2280

 

Hancock County Reps: TBD

Deer Isle

David & Valerie Rhys, (207) 348-2435

Ellsworth

Laurie Olson, reddogie@roadrunner.com, (207) 288-9070

Gouldsboro

Joe & Vicki Brochu, (207) 963-2048

 

Region 4, Knox, Waldo & Lincoln Counties- Regional Reps:

Zach & Kim Mazone, (207) 737-2703

 

Knox County Reps: Brandon & Carrie Rapp, (207) 763-2971

Appleton

Amy Bartlett, riaabartlett@yahoo.com, (207) 785-2423

Camden

Lanita Medina, medina@midcoast.com, (207) 230-0569

Camden

Laurie Wolfrum, alohabun@yahoo.com, (207) 236-4275

Hope

Brandon & Carrie Rapp, carrierapp@gmail.com, (207) 763-2971

Friendship

Rusty Delano, rustydelano@roadrunner.com, (207) 542-3779

Hope

David & Megan Macmillan, megan.macmillan@gordon.edu, (207) 763-4534

So. Thomaston

Bill & Susan Batty, beloved@midcoast.com,(207) 596-0275

 

Lincoln County Reps: Lennie & Robin Charbonneau, (207) 882-7719

 

Bremen

Allan & Cheryl Tomasello, (207) 380-1750

Wiscasset

Lennie & Robin Charbonneau, blessedbeyondbelief7@gmail.com, (207) 882-7719

Dresden

Beth Jones, bdjjmj@yahoo.com 

 

Waldo County Reps: Steve & Beth West, (207) 322-1336 

Belfast

Curt & Deborah Edgerly, weschool@adelphia.net, (207) 338-4843

Liberty

Steve & Beth West, mainemom6@yahoo.com, (207) 322-1336

  

Region 5, Sagadahoc, Somerset & Kennebec Counties Regional Reps: Robert & Amy Decker (207) 737-8885

 

Kenebec County Reps: Andrew & Kimberly Robinson, (207) 626-5895

 

Augusta

Andrew & Kimberly Robinson, kdrobinson@myfairpoint.net, (207) 626-5895

South China

John & Faith Giroux, (207) 968-3267

Litchfield

Tracey Fleger, traceyfleger@yahoo.com, (207) 268-9153

Wayne

Wendy Castonguay, wendy.castonguay@yahoo.com, (207) 685-9852 

Oakland

Donald & Michele Grotton, grotton2012@yahoo.com, (207) 485-3072

Windsor

Lynn McNeff, (207) 445-2786

Windsor

Derek & Cheryl Granquist, derekg@pivot.net,(207) 445-5515

 

Sagadahoc County Reps: Fran & Diane Simmler, (207) 443-5808

 

Bath

Fran & Diane Simmler, Diane@Simmlers.com, (207) 443-5808

Bowdoinham

Robert & Amy Decker, stampinamy@myfairpoint.net, (207) 737-8885

Topsham - Don & Jan Emerson, dpemerson@juno.com, (207) 729-7247

Bowdoin

Rick & Stephanie Dustin, rdustin1@comcast.net 

Bath

Quinn Blaiklock, peacefulquinn@gmail.com, (207)443-4630

Woolwich

Tamara Thibodeau, tamthib@gmail.com 

  

Somerset County Rep: TBD 

Skowhegan

Lisa Berry, (207) 897-1199

  

Region 6, Androscoggin, Oxford & Franklin Counties Regional Reps: Gilbert & Kimberly Miller (207) 645-3164 - Wilton, ME

 

Androscoggin County Reps: Joshua & Bethany Taylor, (207) 376-6430

 

Livermore Falls

Chris & Bonnie Grant, (207) 897-2959

Lewiston/Auburn

Stephanie Hanscom, www.laccoop.com 

Wales

Joshua & Bethany Taylor, bjtaylor81@gmail.com, (207) 376-6430

  

Franklin County Reps: Brian & Kathy Twitchell, (207) 265-4047

 

Kingfield

Brian & Kathy Twitchell, kathy.m.twitchell@gmail.com, (207) 265-4047

Wilton

Gilbert & Kimberly Miller, kcmiller@midmaine.com, (207) 645-3164

Farmington

Penny Farnum, franklin_area_homeschoolers, (207) 897-4585

Jay

Lisa Berry, lisanne29@hotmail.com, (207) 897-1199

 

Oxford County Reps: Daryl & Michelle Collomy, (207) 423-6783

 

Lovell

Christy Bresette, christyncade@hotmail.com, (207) 925-8127

Rumford

Kelly Smith, cosmith5@msn.com, (207) 369-9289

Hiram

Daryl & Michelle Collomy, room4more29@gmail.com, (207) 423-6783

 

Region 7, Cumberland County Regional Reps: Frank & Lisa Siciliano (207) 809-8075 

 

Falmouth

Jessi Woodman, jessiwoodman@gmail.com,(207) 272-4432

Gorham

EARTH School Maine

Tamra Hartley-Smith, tamra_hartley@yahoo.com 

Portland

Jonathan & Elania Pfaff, elania@portlandlearninglab.com 

Scarborough

Sharon Ward, sdcesq@yahoo.com 

Sebago

Dan & Jenn Martin, themartins@fairpoint.net, (207) 787-3433

Westbrook

Frank & Lisa Sicilano, lisaann4j@gmail.com, (207) 809-8075

Westbrook

Beth Callaway, watoosa1@yahoo.com, (207) 512-5560

 

Region 8, York County Regional Reps: Chuck & Carolyn Simonds - (207) 439-6766

 

York County Reps: Timothy & Wanda Kezar - (207) 251-6213

  

Kittery

Chuck & Carolyn Simonds,ccllsls@aol.com, (207) 439-6766

Lyman

Brian & Elaina LaGassie, lagassie@adelphia.net, (207) 499-7698

North Berwick

Timothy & Wanda Kezar, wkezar@maine.rr.com, (207) 251-6213

SEEK Homeschool Co-op

Rochester, NH

Dana Moore, nhschea@yahoo.com 

Saco

Brenda Scally, (207) 284-6319

Southern Maine Area

Elizabeth Callahan, dellatorrecallahan@hotmail.com

Waterboro

Heidi Sampson, teachhomeschool@gmail.com

York

Wendy Fountain, (207) 361-2229

 

 

 

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