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Important New Hope for Women COVID-19 information.

Due to COVID-19, New Hope for Women has concluded that it is best to temporarily suspend all in-person services. We are making sure that our helpline is available to everyone 24/7. This can be a scary time, and we are here for you at 1-800-522-3304.

Resource Center

Shelters and Hotlines by County

Hope and Justice Project 1-800-439-2323
Oxford, Franklin, and Androscoggin
Safe Voices (formerly AWAP) 1-800-559-2927 (207) 795-4020
Caring Unlimited 1-800-239-7298 (207) 324-1802
Family Crisis Services 1-800-537-6066 (207) 874-1973
Kennebec and Somerset
Family Violence Project 1-800-498-1930 (207) 623-3569
Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo
New Hope for Women 1-800-522-3304 (207) 443-8898 (207) 563-2404 (207) 594-2128 (207) 338-6569
Hancock and Washington
Next Step 1-800-315-5579 (207) 667-4606
Spruce Run 1-800-863-9909 (207) 974-0496
WomanCare 1-888-564-8165 (207) 564-8165

Other Helpful Sites

Kids Legal
National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
There is a wealth of information here for teen relationships as well as a live online chat which is available from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. EST.
Gay, Lesbian, and Bi-Sexual Relationships and Domestic Violence
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence
Home to Home
Conducting monitored exchanges and supervised visits of children in Brunswick, ME.

Domestic Violence Resources

Two Bridges Jail release notification form
You may wish to be notified prior to your abuser's release date if your abuser is serving a sentence at Two Bridges Jail. To facilitate this process, you can fill out this form located on their website. Visit, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click the blue ‘Victim Form’ button to download the form.

Teen Dating Violence Resources

Stalking Resources

GBLT Resources

Elder Abuse Resources

Animal Abuse Resources