The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health
GEAR Parent Network
32 Winthrop Street
Augusta, ME 04330
207-223-9993 In State (800) 264-9224 or
Fax: (207) 626-3453
Contact Person: Cindy Seekins, CPSP Director
Web Site: http://http://www.gearparentnetwork.org/
Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances
G.E.A.R. Parent Network empowers parents of children with emotional and behavioral health needs to effect life decisions based on their family’s individual strengths and needs by providing safe and supportive avenues for: emotional support, problem solving, sharing common experiences, seeking knowledge about community resources and advocacy, identifying the strengths and needs of their child/children and families and accessing information/education related to children’s issues. G.E.A.R. believes in a system of care that helps children, youth and families function better at home, in school, in the community and throughout life.
G.E.A.R. Parent Network is a parent run organization by and for parents of children with emotional and behavioral health concerns.
• Sponsor/run support groups for families or youth
• A local family-run chapter of a national or statewide organization