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Homeward - Sally Loughridge

Homeward by Sally Loughridge. Learn more about this and other featured artwork.

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;

Get Informed

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


United Mid-Coast Charities Distributes $547,000; Fifty-eight Service Agencies Receive Checks
Posted: 09/20/2016United Mid-Coast Charities awarded $547,000 to 58 nonprofit organizations in Knox and Waldo Counties during a check presentation ceremony in Rockport on Sept. 20.

The event began with a tribute to outgoing UMCC President Steve Crane, who has shepherded the organization for the past two years.
Myths and Facts about Relationship Violence
Posted: 08/23/2016

Relationship violence refers to a pattern of abusive behavior toward a current or former partner. Types of relationship violence include verbal, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse.


MYTH: A person who is abusive cannot be a loving partner.

REALITY: When they are not being abusive, abusers are often described as loving, playful, affectionate, attentive, and sensitive partners.


MYTH: Relationship violence occurs in a small percentage of relationships.

REALITY: It is estimated that relationship violence occurs in 1⁄4...

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Events & Fundraisers

October 1-31: Raffle for Handmade Quilt to Benefit New Hope at Clementine in Rockland
Posted: 09/30/2016Throughout the month of October, Clementine is holding a raffle to help raise awareness about domestic violence with all proceeds benefiting New Hope for Women! The item being raffled is a beautiful handmade quilt. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20, and may be purchased at Clementine,...
October 17-28: Art Display at Belfast Free Library
Posted: 09/10/2016

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, New Hope for Women will have survivor artwork on display at the Belfast Free Library from October 17th - 28th. 

Art can be a very healing and cathartic activity, especially for those who have experienced some form of trauma.  Much of...

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