Resource Directory

Looking for more information? There’s a lot out there. Check out these websites or call our helpline.

Domestic Violence Coalitions and Organizations

Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence Includes links to our sister projects throughout Maine
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs Originators of the Power and Control Wheel

Local Resources

Community Care Support for adults, children, and families around a variety of issues
Mabel Wadsworth Women’s Health Center
Rape Response Services
Maine Violence Intervention Programs
Violence Intervention Program Description – Kathryn Maietta, LCSW
2-1-1 Maine Health and human services resources and information

Legal Resources

Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Battered Women’s Justice Project
State of Maine Court Forms and Publications page
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Family Violence Department
Penquis Law Project
Maine Volunteer Lawyer’s Project
Maine State Bar Association
U.S. D.O.J.’s Office for Victims of Crime
Legal Services for the Elderly
American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Economic & Housing Resources

New Ventures Maine Information about economic empowerment and abuse
The Maine Education Opportunity Center
Maine Equal Justice Partners Information on TANF & ASPIRE, health care, food stamps, and more
MaineHousing Information on housing in Maine, including information on subsidized housing

Native Resources

Wabanaki Women’s Coalition
Mending the Sacred Hoop
Tribal Court Clearinghouse
Penobscot Nation
Maliseet Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program
Passamaquoddy Peaceful Relations Domestic Violence Response Program

LGBTQ+ Resources

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project
GLAD Legal Advocates & Defenders New England-based legal rights organization; includes information on Maine laws
Equality Maine
The Network la Red

Resources for Elders and People with Disabilities

Legal Services for the Elderly
Eastern Area Agency on Aging
Maine DHHS Elder Page
Maine DHHS Office of Adult Mental Health Services
National Clearing House on Abuse in Later Life

Resources for Children and Youth

Love is Respect
Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program
PENQUIS Children’s Advocacy Center


The Stalking, Prevention, Awareness and Resource Center
Stalking Incident Log (PDF)

Faith and Abuse

The RAVE Project
FaithTrust Institute

PDF Resources

Partners for Peace’s Suggested Reading List
Warning Signs of an Abusive Partner
Map of Maine Domestic Violence Services

Other Resources & Information

Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine
Lundy Bancroft Online The website of Lundy Bancroft, speaker, activist and author of several good books on abuse
The Linkage Project Raises awareness of the connection between family violence and animal cruelty
Wired Safety Information on internet safety
Maitri San Francisco-based nonprofit that focuses on helping South Asian families impacted by abuse
The Greenbook Initiative Information on the intersection between domestic violence and child maltreatment
U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women
Hot Peach Pages International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies Offers resources in many world languages