Maine Families

Protection Services

Child Protective Services (DHHS):
State Hotline: 800-452-1999 Report suspected child abuse of ages 0-18.

Maine Adult Protective Services (DHHS): State hotline 800-624-8404
To report abuse and neglect of adults over 18.

Next Step Domestic Violence Shelter: 1-888-604-8692
Shelter; Crisis response; Legal assistance

Passamaquoddy Peaceful Relations: 853-2600 x265 or 266
Support for victims of sexual assault
Peaceful Relations 24 Hour Hotline: 1-877-853-2613

Pleasant Point Child Welfare: 853-2600
Help for families having a difficult time meeting the needs of their children.

Safe Families for Children: 733-6161
An alternative option for families under stress.  Volunteer host families provide temporary safe care for children while their parents take time to cope with stress, therapy, incarceration, or difficult situations in their lives.  This arrangement is made between the parent/caregiver and Safe Families and does not involve DHHS.

Sexual Assault & Crisis Support (24 Hrs.): 1-800-871-7741
24 hour phone support for victims of sexual assault.