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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;

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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...

Stalking: Know it. Name it. Stop It.
Posted: 01/01/2017

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, and we would like to take the opportunity to talk about this very serious, unpredictable, and dangerous crime. Stalking is commonly defined as a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. A stalker can be a current or former acquaintance, friend, intimate partner, spouse, or even a total stranger. 7.5 million people are stalked each year in the United...

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