Domestic Abuse Helpline Services

Crisis Hotline: 1-888-7HELPLINE
24-hour hotline operated by staff and trained volunteers to offer information and crisis intervention to victims of domestic violence.

Information:

  • We provide information about the issues concerning intimate partner violence. Referrals to community resources.
  • Resource directory for the country including where to find (if available) “male victim friendly” resources in your area.
  • Assistance in filing protection from abuse orders (where available).

Counseling:
Referrals to individual and group counseling for victims of intimate partner violence. (Not available in all areas for male victims please speak to our helpline volunteer to find out what’s available in your area)

Educational Service:

DAHMW has a speakers bureau made up of seasoned professionals from all facets of the domestic violence field (law enforcement, attorneys, psychologists, social service providers, researchers) who provide presentations to community groups and organizations interested in learning more about intimate partner violence.  Contact DAHMW at 207-683-5758 to set one up.

Support Groups:
Referrals to support groups for victims of intimate partner violence (support groups for male victims somewhat limited please speak to our helpline volunteer to find out what’s available in your area).

Emergency Shelter:
Emergency shelter and extended temporary haven for men, women and child survivors of intimate partner violence.  (Shelter for male victims with or without children is somewhat limited, so please speak to our helpline advocate to find out what’s available in your area).

Need Help?
Are you currently in a violent relationship or a survivor of one? Contact DAHMW AT 1-888-743-5754 (1-888-7HELPLINE) for crisis intervention and support.  We are here to help.