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New Hope for Women offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo Counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, and provides educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer and healthier future.

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To assist women, men, their children, friends, family, and all people affected by domestic and dating violence, we offer the following services;

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To aid in educating our community, providing awareness, and preventing domestic and dating violence, we offer the following prevention services;


Glow Purple Campaign Gains Support From 200 Companies
Posted: 10/09/2018

This campaign includes the distribution of strings of purple lights, New Hope For Women Domestic Violence Awareness Month posters, and purple ribbons to local businesses, agencies, and municipal buildings within the four-county catchment area. By displaying the purple lights, ribbon, and poster, businesses indicate that they are a committed partner in ending domestic and dating violence in our communities. In addition, the purple lights, ribbon, and poster are a show of solidarity with survivors of...

New Hope's Pop-Up Shop Raises More Than $15,000
Posted: 08/30/2018

ROCKLAND, ME, August 30, 2018—New Hope for Women’s special event raises more than $15,000 during the “New Hope’s Pop-Up Shop” through their VIP opening event on August 20, 2018, and open to the public days August 21 and 22, 2018, at the Yellow Barn to help eradicate domestic violence.

The VIP Event included special guest speaker Shannon Kinney from Dream Local Digital, light bites and drinks and first dibs on...

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Empty Place At The Table Schedule

Empty Place at the Table (EPATT) is a physical memorial dedicated to remembering victims who were murdered in acts of domestic violence homicide within the four-county catchment area. The memorial consists of a dining table surrounded by empty chairs, serving as a powerful reminder that the tragic deaths have left...

Healing Through Art Displays in Waldoboro Featured All of October

Healing Through Art is a special support group that New Hope for Women facilitates for survivors of Domestic Violence. When words are just not enough, the Healing Through Art support group offers participants another way to give voice to their abuse experience(s). Creating art can be a very healing and...

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