WE ARE STILL HERE!
While COVID-19 causes much uncertainty, advocates are still available to listen and explore options for your safety.

How We Can Help

We help people whose family and dating relationships are affected by abuse and violence. Our educators provide presentations and training to help create a community that promotes happy, joyful relationships.

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Are you or someone you know affected by abuse and violence?

If you’re scared, confused, or just have questions about what’s happening in your family or dating relationship, you can always call our hotline – 1-800-439-2323 – and talk with someone from Hope & Justice Project or you can meet in person at a safe, private Aroostook County location. Either way, you’ll receive support, information, and advocacy. All of our services are free and confidential.

If you are concerned for someone else, we are here for you too. We can help you identify ways to best support this individual or family.

Call our 24-hour hotline anytime
1-800-439-2323.

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The legal system can be overwhelming.

If you would like some help with a potential or existing court matter, the first step is to talk with a Hope & Justice Project court advocate. Once they have a better understanding of your situation, they can help you decide your next steps. An advocate may be able to help you file a complaint with the court (example: complaint about Protection from Abuse), go to the courthouse with you, or connect you with an attorney.

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Social Service Advocacy

In Aroostook County, resources are limited. It can be challenging to know where to turn when times are tough. At Hope & Justice Project, we will work with you to explore options and resources available to you, like services for financial assistance, mental health, substance abuse, counseling, or anything else that you may need assistance with.

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Group Support

Feeling isolated or alone? Meet others who share similar experiences and work together to help each other stay strong. Move ahead, no matter where on the path of life you happen to be. We offer support groups in Houlton, Presque Isle, and the St. John Valley.

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Hope & Justice Project News

Rocking on Riverside & Thursdays on Sweden Street

Come out to Rocking on Riverside in Presque Isle or Thursdays on Sweden Street in Caribou this Summer. Stop by the Hope & Justice Project table to create a piece of art to add to … Read More

Choices

Did you know Hope & Justice Project provides Aroostook County programming for people who use violence? Hope & Justice Project’s Choices’ 48-week educational program focuses on accountability for people who use violence in their intimate … Read More