Maine
Listings are alphabetized by city with:

1.    Groups and Projects

2.    Information and Referrals

G R O U P S     A N D     P R O J E C T S

Community Care

Bangor

Community Care’s mission is to provide quality community-based services that are timely and effective in promoting the health, well-being, and independence of individuals and families.   We believe that people have the right to make decisions about their own lives, including whether or not to accept help.

Rape Response Services (RRS)

Bangor

Rape Response Services strives to create an atmosphere of non-violence by pursuing a mission of social change. We believe in a comprehensive vision of sexual violence prevention which balances both a responsibility to individuals affected by sexual violence, as well as to society as a whole.

Spruce Run

Bangor/Millinocket

Spruce Run serves people affected by domestic abuse and works to end personal, institutional, and cultural violence.

Bowdoin Men Against Sexual Violence (BMASV)

Bowdoin College, Brunswick

Bowdoin Men Against Sexual Violence is dedicated to preventing sexual violence at Bowdoin by encouraging dialog and examining the issue of sexual violence from a man’s perspective.

SAVES (Sexual Assault Victims Services)

Farmington

SAVES is a rape-crisis center serving Franklin County, Maine.  Our mission is to: Support sexual assault/abuse victim-survivors and their loved ones,  promote fair and compassionate treatment of victim-survivors of sexual violence and educate ourselves and the community about the causes of sexual violence and work to eliminate them.

The Maliseet Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program

Houlton

The Maliseet Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program is dedicated to ending violence against Native women by assisting victims in regaining personal safety and control of their lives, ensuring accountability of perpetrators of violence within the Tribal and non-tribal law enforcement and judicial systems and promoting peaceful relations in our Tribal families and Community.

The Sexual Assault Crisis Center

Lewiston

The Sexual Assault Crisis Center is an organization committed to ending sexual victimization and assisting the healing of people affected by rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and sexual harassment.

Athletes for Sexual Responsibility

University of Maine, Orono

College athletes struggle with a number of sexuality issues, ranging from pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted disease prevention, dating dilemmas, communication problems, date rape and gang rape.

Safe Campus Project

University of Maine, Orono

The University of Maine’s Safe Campus Project works to promote a safe community for everyone. We strive to reduce sexual assault, relationship abuse, and stalking by encouraging healthy and consensual relationships.

Boys to Men (B2M)

Portland

The Mission of Boys To Men is to reduce interpersonal violence by offering programs that:  Support the healthy development of adolescent boys,  provide assistance and educational resources to boys and those who help raise them and to increase community awareness about the specific needs of boys.

Family Crisis Services

Portland

Working to end domestic violence in Maine’s Cumberland and Sagadahoc Counties

Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine (SARSSM)

Portland

Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine (SARSSM), the state’s oldest and largest rape crisis center, was founded in 1973 to support survivors of sexual assault, their family and friends, and to help eradicate sexual violence.

EQME (Equality Maine)

Statewide: Portland

Working to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Maine.

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA)

Statewide:  Augusta

The Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault is organized to put an end to sexual violence in Maine, and to ensure that there will be ongoing support and services for victims and survivors.

Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

Statewide: Augusta

Mission: To create and encourage a social, political, and economic environment in which domestic violence no longer exists, and to ensure that all people affected by domestic abuse and violence are supported and that batterers are held accountable.

Mainely Men

Statewide: Richmond

Mainely Men is a twice-yearly weekend conference in which men gather in a quiet, rustic lakeside settling in central Maine.

Maine Coast Men (MCM)

Statewide

Wanna sweat, grow, play,  get away,  connect with other men, learn new tricks, hear bad jokes, eat good food, tell bad jokes?  Then, what are you waiting for? Join us in a weekend of adventure.

I N F O R M A T I O N     A N D     R E F E R R A L S

Sex Offense Policy Statement Husson University, Bangor

Sexual Assault Policy Bates College, Lewiston

Policy on Sexual Assault University of Southern Maine, Portland

Sexual Assault Policies and Procedures Colby College, Waterville

Certified Batterer Intervention Programs, Statewide

2-1-1 Maine (Over 8000 Health and Human Services), Statewide: South Portland