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Domestic Violence Resources
Domestic Violence 

First Radio Parish Strives to Support Victimns of Domestic Violence and Abuse. 

IF YOU ARE IN DANGER CALL 911. 
 
SILENCE IS THE BEST FRIEND OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.  You don't have to take it. You can get out. There are many people who are willing and able to help you get free. Below you will find hotlines for domestic violence and sexual assault to help you. You are not alone. There are programs ready and willing to help nationally and statewide. Fear not; help is at hand and God is with you. In an emergency help -- dial 911. Law enforcement is trained to help you.
 
FIRST! A Computer, Smart Phone, Pad WARNING Safety Alert: Computer use can be monitored by yiour abuser and it is impossible to completely clear. If you are afraid your internet usage might be monitored, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or TTY 1−800−787−3224 If the offender has access to either your computer, your computer account, or your mobile devise, for your self protection, you will need to clean your web browser of its history. It's easy. Here's how. Click a link below, locate your search engine (browser), and follow the easy instructions, after you do contact a shelter or a program.
PC: http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000510.htm#1
Mac: http://www.macworld.com/article/1159539/deletewebhistory.html
iPad: http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-the-History-on-an-iPad
iPhone: http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-History-on-an-iPhone
Android: http://droidlessons.com/how-to-delete-your-web-browsing-history-on-android/   

Rev. Peter Panagore is a Governor of Maine appointee sitting on the Maine Domestic Violence Homicide Review Panel under of the Office of the Maine Attorney General. 10th Biennial Report

You may contact Rev. Peter Panagore peter@dailydevotions.org  

MAINE HOTLINE:1-866-834-HELP

NATIONAL HOTLINE
National Domestic Abuse Hotline 
1-800-799-SAFE 7233
1-800-787-3224 TTY 
 
MAINE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUEL ASSUALT RESOURCES BY COUNTY, CITY, AND TOWN
Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault
1.800.871.7741   TTY 1.888.458.5599

AROOSTOCK, HANCOK AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES
AMHC In an emergency call 1.800.871.7741   

PENOBSCOT AND PISCATQUIS COUNTIES
Rape Response Services is a nonprofit organization serving Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties, Maine.
1-800-310-0000

EASTERN CUMBERLAND, LINCOLN, SAGADAHOC, KNOX & WALDO COUNTIES
SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES OF MID COAST
HOTLINE: 1-800-822-5999 STATEWIDE HOTLINE: 1-800-871-7741 

CUMBERLAND and YORK COUNTIES
SEXUAL ASSUALT RESONSE SERVICES OF SOUTHERN MAINE
HOTLINE: 1-800-313-9900 STATEWIDE HOTLINE: 1-800-871-7741 

ANDORSOGGIN, FRANKLIN, AND OXFORD COUNTIES
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services
HOTLINE: 1-800-871-7741 TTY 1.888.458.5599 

AUGUSTA/WINTHROP 
Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Center SAC&SC 
Southern Kennebec, Knox & Waldo Counties
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 207.626.0660
 
BANGOR
Rape Response Services RRS 
Penobscot & Piscataquis Counties
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 207.989.5678

BATH/BRUNSWICK
Sexual Assault Support Services of Midcoast Maine SASSMM 
Cumberland, Sagadahoc & Lincoln Counties
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 1.800.822.5999

ELLSWORTH
Downeast Sexual Assault Services DSAS 
Hancock & Washington Counties
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 1.800.228.2470

FARMINGTON
Sexual Assault Victims Emergency Services SAVES 
Franklin County
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 207.778.0110

LEWISTON/AUBURN
Sexual Assault Crisis Center SACC 
Androscoggin County
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 207.795.2211

PORTLAND
Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine SARSSM 
Cumberland & York Counties
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 1.800.313.9900

PRESQUE ISLE
AMHC Sexual Assault Services SAS 
Aroostook County
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 1.800.550.3304

SOUTH PARIS
Rape Education and Crisis Hotline REACH 
Oxford County
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741

WATERVILLE
Rape Crisis Assistance & Prevention RCA&P
Northern Kennebec & Somerset Counties
Hotline: 1.800.871.7741 / 1.800.525.4441 
 
ABUSED WOMEN’S ADVOCACY PROJECT
Oxford, Franklin & Androscoggin Counties
Hotline: 1-800-559-2927 or 207-795-4020

BATTERED WOMEN’S PROJECT
Aroostook County
Hotline: 1-800-439-2323

CARING UNLIMITED 
York County
Hotline: 1-800-239-7298 or 207-324-1802

FAMILY CRISIS SERVICES 
Cumberland & Sagadahoc Counties
Hotline: 1-800-537-6066 or 207-874-1973

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROJECT
Kennebec & Somerset Counties
Hotline: 1-877-890-7788 or 207-623-3569

NEW HOPE FOR WOMEN 
Knox, Lincoln & Waldo Counties
Hotline: 1-800-522-3304 or 207-594-2128
Belfast area hotline 207-338-6569
Damariscotta area hotline 207-563-2404

THE NEXT STEP 
Hancock & Washington Counties
Hancock Hotline: 1-800-315-5579 or 207-667-4606
Washington Hotline: 1-888-604-8692 or 207-255-4785

SPRUCE RUN 
Penobscot County & Piscataquis County
Hotline: 1-800-863-9909 or 207-947-0496
 
TRIBAL AGENCIES OF MAINE
RESPONSE PROGRAM MAINE
Hotline: 1.866.834.HELP

PASSAMAQUODDY PEACEFUL RELATIONS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
WABINAKI WOMAN’S COALITION

HOULTON BAND OF MALISEET INDIANS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESPONSE PROGRAM 
Hotline: 207-532-6401 
 
AROOSTOOK BAND OF MICMACS 
Family Violence Prevention Services
Hotline: 1.866.834.HELP
 
PENOBSCOT NATION 
Support: 207-631-4886
 
MALISEET DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSUALT PROGRAM
HOTLINE: 207-532-6401
 
SEXUAL ASSAULT AGENCIES 
STATEWIDE SUPPORT LINE
TOLL FREE: 1-800-871-7741
TTY: 1-888-458-5599 
 
NATIONAL HELP
National Domestic Abuse Hotline 
1-800-799-SAFE 7233
1-800-787-3224 TTY 
 
Battered Women and Children 
National Domestic Abuse Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE 7233
1-800-787-3224 TTY

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network 
National Sexual Assault Hotline • 1.800.656.HOPE • Free & Confidential 24/7

Children
Thursday’s Child
National Child Abuse Hotline 
No hold times. No recordings. No buttons to press. Live and here to help. 1 800 USA-KIDS

Crisis Hotlines - A list of crisis intervention hotlines
Battered Men – Information 
Heart 2 Heart 
Stop Abuse for Everyone 

College DV Resources
College Crimes and Sexual Assault
 
IMPORTANT RESOURCES 
Financial DV Resources 
Emergency Help: Covering the Necessities and Financial Resources
 
Comprehensive Guide
Comprehensive Guide to Domestic Abuse
  
 
DV Awareness and Prevention Guide 
Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Guide 
 
Domestic Abuse and Addiction
https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/domestic-abuse/ 
 
 
Call your local police or sheriff's office.
They are trained to help you.
Call 911.