RESOURCES

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office provideds this page with useful links as a courtesy for those who visit this site.

 

Home Page | safe voices

https://safevoices.org

Safe Voices is a private non-profit organization which is supported by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Maine State Housing Authority and the United Ways of Androscoggin, Tri-Valley and Oxford County. We are members of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Report an IRS scam -  https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/contact_report_scam.shtml

 

Request a property check - contact the Franklin County Sheriff's Office

 

Request a form for Elder check - contact the Franklin County Sheriff's Office

 

Sexual Assault Prevention and response services in Franklin  County link - http://www.sapars.org/

Franklin County Women and Family Shelter

https://www.fcwomenandfamilyshelter.org

Franklin County Women and Family Shelter . HOME About Us Donate Give Support Volunteer Contact Pictures FAQ Stay tuned for updates on next steps for our agency! ABOUT US. Staff & Board Members Contact Us Event Calendar. SUPPORT 

Maine Sex Offender Registry

https://sor.informe.org/cgi-bin/sor/index.pl

Safe Haven - For Women Only - Lotus House Shelter

https://lotushouse.org/for-women-only/

The Intersection of Vulnerabilities in the Homeless Woman's Experience. In the United States, female adults, youth and children comprise 38.7% of those experiencing homelessness, with adult women and female youth making up 29%, nearly one third. While families with children are a recognized as a distinct population with discrete needs, unaccompanied women have remained the most invisible ...

LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence in Franklin ...

https://lssnetworkofhope.org/choices/

Victims and their children who are living with an abuser need a safe place to go to break the cycle of violence and begin the healing process. LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence has been the sole resource for victims seeking shelter in Franklin County for more than four decades. Safety Tips During COVID-19.

Who we are... - FRANKLIN COUNTY WOMEN AND FAMILY SHELTER

https://www.fcwomenandfamilyshelter.org/about.html

The Franklin County Women and Family Shelter became a nonprofit organization in 2004 dedicated to providing a shelter, supportive services, and transitional housing in a sober living environment to homeless single women who were not in an active domestic violence situation as a cause of being unhoused.

Emergency Shelters - MaineHousing

https://www.mainehousing.org/programs-services/homeless/emergency-shelters

For information on other shelters or resources in your area, dial 2-1-1. ... General - Women 207-699-4392 Portland Preble Street - Joe Kreisler Teen Shelter* ... Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter* General 207-872-8082 Waterville Knox. Knox County Homeless Coalition - Hospitality House* ...

Maine Families

mainefamilies.org

Maine Families is offered to all families who are expecting or have a new baby at home. Whether it is your first or your third baby, Maine Families certified family visitors can provide information, encouragement and support around the topics that matter to you regarding health, nutrition, safety, development and your family's well-being.

Maine Financial Assistance Programs

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/maine_assistance_programs.html

Maine Assistance and Financial Aid Programs. Get help and find financial resources in all cities and counties in Maine listed below, including Portland.Charities as well as government assistance programs assist with a number of bills, including housing, medical, transportation, rent and utilities among others.

Certified Batterer Intervention Programs - Maine.gov

https://www.maine.gov/corrections/victim-services/CBIP

Hancock County; Program Meeting Time Meeting Location; Choice V (Male Program) Supervisor: Astor Gillis 59 Franklin St., B Ellsworth, ME 04605 (207) 667-2730 (Certified until 11/08/2021) Tuesday, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Online: DV Turning Points (Female Program) Supervisor: Astor Gillis 59 Franklin St., B Ellsworth, ME 04605 (207) 667-2730 ...

Maine Sexual Assault Support Centers

https://www.mecasa.org/maine-sexual-assault-support-centers.html

More Maine sexual assault services: Wabanaki Women's Coalition The Wabanaki Women's Coalition's mission is to increase the capacity of Tribal Communities to respond to domestic and sexual violence, and influence Tribal, National, and Regional systems to increase awareness, safety, justice and healing for all their relations.

Get Help for Domestic Violence | MCEDV | Augusta, Maine

https://www.mcedv.org/get-help/

This website is supported in part by Grant # G1801-MESDVC awarded by the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, Grants to State Domestic Violence Coalitions, and the Maine Department of Health and Human Services financed at 25% of the total cost per DHHS Agreement # OVP-19-2010.

Resources - Options

https://knowyouroptions.me/resources/

Maine Al-Anon Family Groups (AFG) and Alateen are resources for anyone impacted by a relative or friend's alcohol dependency,... Learn More. Alliance Maine. Alliance for Addiction and Mental Health Services, Maine (the Alliance) is a statewide membership association for community behavioral health... Learn More. Amistad Peer Support and Recovery.

Self-Help Tools | Pine Tree Legal Assistance

https://www.ptla.org

Learn about Maine's laws on sexual assault and domestic violence, protections for survivors, and finding help & resources. Learn about family law in Maine, including divorce, parental rights, child support, guardianship, name changes & more. Learn about cross border rights, Tribal Court, & more. Read current & previous issues of Wabanaki Legal ...

Maine Sexual Assault Support Centers

https://www.mecasa.org/maine-sexual-assault-support-centers.html

More Maine sexual assault services: Wabanaki Women's Coalition The Wabanaki Women's Coalition's mission is to increase the capacity of Tribal Communities to respond to domestic and sexual violence, and influence Tribal, National, and Regional systems to increase awareness, safety, justice and healing for all their relations.

Hope House - About

www.hopehousemaine.com/history.html

Hope House's work of advocating for women and children in Maine. 1994 An outreach center for mothers opened in downtown Lewiston, in buildings loaned to. Hope House by Trinity Orthodox Presbyterian Church, and immediately drew large. numbers of area moms eager for encouragement and help.

Of the people, for the people.