EECS Social Work Resources

Community Support Services for Students and Families

Through These Doors - Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program (YAAPP)

The education team of Through These Doors, the domestic violence resource center for Cumberland County, with 24/7, free & confidential services for people affected by domestic violence or dating abuse.

Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine (SARSSM)

Provides free services 24/7 in York and Cumberland counties to anyone affected by sexual assault, sexual harassment, or sexual abuse, through prevention programs, support, education, and advocacy.

The Opportunity Alliance Crisis Response Service

Crisis intervention and youth mental health services.

Gateway Community Services

Provide case management and mental health counseling in a variety of languages for families and children who have MaineCare and other insurance.

Spurwink

Provide case management and mental health counseling in a variety of languages for families and children who have MaineCare and other insurance.

The Maine Access Immigrant Network (MAIN)

Provides support for Maine immigrants who have been in the country for more than 6 months and do not have insurance but would like help getting MaineCare and/or other case management services (such as referrals to health care and community services) through MAIN's Community Health Workers (CHWs) with support in a variety of languages.

Immigrant Resource Center of Maine

Support refugee and immigrant communities by offering culturally linguistically sensitive-services, such as cultural brokers, interpreters, victim advocates, and post resettlement services.

Preble Street Teen Center

Meets the urgent needs of homeless and runaway youth - providing warmth and safety, nutritious meals, clothing, crisis intervention, and overnight shelter.

Prevention Action Change

Workshops for students to gain increased awareness of safety issues, new verbal and physical skills in boundary setting, assertive communication and intervention to prevent, interrupt, and respond to harassment, assault, and abuse for themselves and others.

Planned Parenthood

One of the nation’s leading providers of high quality, affordable health care - available in person, by virtual appointment, and by phone.

Equality Maine

Offering youth led drop in groups (virtual and in person) for young LGBTQ+ people, as well as opportunities for young people to engage directly in service, leadership and advocacy.

Pine Tree Legal

Provides free civil legal aid in cases where it can make a difference in one’s ability to meet one’s basic human needs or in enforcing one’s basic human rights, including access to housing, food, income, safety, education, and healthcare.

Maine Boys To Men

Works to reduce interpersonal violence, specifically male violence against women and girls, and support the development of emotionally fluent, civically-engaged boys .

Hardy Girls Healthy Women

Empowering girls with knowledge, critical thinking skills, and a platform to drive social change since 2000 changing the culture, not fixing the girl.

Maine Needs

Helps individuals and families in Maine meet their basic, material needs by providing donated clothing, hygiene products, household items, and other necessities.

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How These Services Might Help You:

*Free, private support from a trained advocate.

*A chance to talk about what happened, how you're feeling, and what you might need.

*Information and resources that will help you through the next steps in healing and recovery.

*Referrals for longer term support where you live (mental health help, legal, police, emergency shelter, or healthcare).

Crisis Supports

For mental health emergencies: Crisis Hotline 207-774-HELP/207-774-4357

For learning how to access resources: 211Maine (211)

For domestic violence related support: Through These Doors 1-800-537-6066

For emergencies: Call 911

Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741