Advocacy Services

New Hope Midcoast is here to empower our clients. We provide the tools to assist victim-survivors in choosing the path that is right for them. Our services are centered on helping survivors. We follow strict guidelines around confidentiality. These guidelines are set through the Federal Violence Against Women Act.

24/7 Helpline

For victim-survivor(s), concerned others and professionals

Legal & Court Support

Find help navigating the legal system with our partners in this section.

Emergency Sheltering

Confidential and safe sheltering support can be found in this section.

Hospital Accompaniment

Learn about expert care from trained and dedicated professionals.

Group Healing

We offer a variety of groups to help individuals heal.

Transitional Housing

Find transitional housing and how to apply confidentially and safely.

Client Satisfaction Survey

Thank you for participating in this survey! Your feedback will be used to improve our services at New Hope Midcoast. Your name will never be shared. Your individual answers will be kept anonymous. The overall numbers will be shared with our funders and our community.

To start, pick what program you received services from. Our programs are explained below. If you still aren't sure, you can ask an advocate.

      • Helpline - You called our 1-800 phone number or our local helpline number. If you called that number first, but then talked to us again later, keep reading about our other programs.
      • Domestic Violence-Child Protective Services Liaison - You talked to an advocate about helping you with DHHS Child Protective Services.
      • Individual Advocacy - You worked with an advocate one-on-one outside of calling our helpline. Examples include: at a New Hope office, at the hospital, etc.
      • Court Advocacy - You received help with a Protection from Abuse order, divorce forms, custody forms, other civil matter, a criminal matter, prepared court documents, an advocate went to court with you, etc.
      • Residential Services - You received help with housing or shelter such as staying at a hotel, you live in transitional housing, we helped you to apply for other community housing options, etc.
      • Support/Educational Group - You attended a group run by us like our weekly support group, Healing Through Arts group, a book discussion group etc.

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Supporting Parents

NHM has a specialized advocate embedded at Child Protective Services, a facet of the Department of Health and Human Services.

New Hope Midcoast Locations

We offer 4 onsite locations serving Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties in Maine.

New Hope Midcoast
P.O. Box A, Rockland, Maine 04841


24/7 Helpline Midcoast Maine 1-800-522-3304

24/7 Statewide Helpline