The DHHS Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) recognizes that the COVID19 pandemic may exacerbate conditions that create increased risk for domestic violence or child abuse and a decreased presence of supports found in places like school. Below are several resources in that regard, as well as contacts for suicide prevention.
Emergency: Call 911
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Call Maine Relay: 711
To Report Child Abuse or Neglect: 1-800-452-1999
Safe Voices 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-559-2927The mission of Safe Voices is to support and empower those affected by domestic violence and engage the community in creating social change in Androscoggin, Oxford, and Franklin counties.
Immigrant Resource Center: 207-753-0061Domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking advocacy and support
Maine Crisis Hotline: 1-888-568-1112
IF NOT IN MAINE, PLEASE CALL THE:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
Safety Assistance Information in Multiple Languages Is Listed Below.