If you do not see your area represented, any of the following hotlines can refer you to your local resources. 

All hotlines are staffed by trained personnel who are non-judgemental of your sex, race, religion, sexual orientation and/or lifestyle choices.

Domestic Abuse Hotlines - Maine:

Cumberland and Sagadahoc Counties - Family Crisis Services: 1-800-537-6066

York County: 1-800-239-7298

Knox, Lincoln, and Waldo Counties: 1-800-522-3304

Aroostook County: 1-800-439-2323

Kennebec and Somerset Counties: 1-800-498-1930

Hancock County: 1-800-315-5579

Washington County: 1-888-604-8692

Penobscot: 1-800-863-9909

Piscataquis: 1-888-564-8165

Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford: 1-800-559-AWAP (2927)

***National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services

Portland/Southern Maine - Sexual Assault Response Services: 1-800-313-9900 or 774-3613

Mid-Coast - Sexual Assault Response Services: 1-800-822-5999 or 725-2181

Mental Health Crisis Hotlines (Depression, Suicide, Etc.)

Portland - Ingraham Crisis Response: 1-888-568-1112 or 774-HELP (4357)

Waterville - Kennebec Valley Mental Health: (207) 873-2136

Bangor  - Youth Crisis Stabilization Program (serving up to age 20): 1-800-499-9130

Biddeford - Crisis Response Services: 1-800-660-8500

Farmington - Evergreen Behavioral Services: (207) 779-2250

Lewiston/Auburn areas - Tri County Mental Health Services and Crisis Intervention Unit: (207) 783-4680

Machias - Washington County Psychotherapy Associates: 1-800-245-8889

Rumford - Greater Rumford AMI: 1-800-335-9999

Skowhegan - Crisis Stabilization Unit: (207) 474-2506


Confidential HIV / AIDS / STD Testing

Tri-County Health Services - Auburn: 795-4019
    HIV/AIDS testing by appointment only - Walk in STD Clinic Monday & Thursday, 5pm-7:30pm

The AIDS Project - Portland: 775-1267 or 1-800-851-2437
Anonymous HIV counseling and testing Monday evenings from 5:15 - 7:15pm - please call for an appointment.


The United Way Services Hotline   1 - 800 - 411 - UWAY

If anyone is looking for any type of help, no matter where they are, they can call this hotline. Enter your zip code and be connected with your local united way, which often offers an information and referral service to connect people in need with available services.

(Our thanks to Gem for this info!)



  Page Updated 09/28/01


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