Connecting People, Creating
Frameworks For Change.

The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence seeks to create and encourage a social, political, and economic environment that fosters communities where the diversity, dignity, and contributions of all are respected and celebrated, and domestic abuse and violence no longer exist.

What We Do

The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence serves our network of nine members throughout the state, helping them do the very best work they can for survivors of abuse. We also provide support for state level partners as they respond to abuse, create frameworks to inform the public's understanding of the issue, and advocate for policies that will hold abusive people to account and keep survivors safe.

Training & Technical Assistance

MCEDV offers training, consultation and technical assistance to statewide and multi-regional entities, seeking to improve their responses to domestic abuse.

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Public Policy Work

MCEDV strives to bring the voices of survivors to discussions of public policy, and to center our solutions on those most impacted by abuse.

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Member Services

MCEDV offers support to our nine members as they work in communities across the state to provide direct assistance to people affected by domestic violence, and to improve the ways communities and institutions respond to abuse.

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Initiatives

MCEDV engages in collaborative initiatives that further our mission and address the root causes of abuse.

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Get Help

Our member resource centers are available to all people impacted by domestic abuse and violence. Are you looking for help managing the risks posed by your partner? Could you use some non-judgmental emotional support? Maybe you are worried about someone in your life who is experiencing abuse? No matter which of these applies, advocates are here for you. Don’t hesitate to call.

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Take Action

Domestic abuse and violence impacts our entire community. Together, we can transform our culture into one where domestic abuse and violence no longer exist. Every day, Mainers are finding ways both big and small to make a difference. Learn more about how you can get involved.

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Learn About Abuse

Get the facts about domestic abuse. Learn about common tactics of abusive people, find statistics, access Maine-specific publications and materials, and more.

Domestic Violence Information & Resources

Latest Blog Posts

MCEDV Recognizes Attorney, Advocates as 2020 Champions of Change

AUGUSTA – As Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to an end, the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) is recognizing individuals who have contributed significantly towards creating safety and justice for survivors of domestic abuse and violence with its Champions of Change Awards.  The awards were given virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

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MCEDV Receives Funds from The Allstate Foundation, Continues Successful Collaboration to Address Economic Abuse

MCEDV has received a renewal grant from The Allstate Foundation that will allow us to continue working alongside New Ventures Maine and four of our member Domestic Violence Resource Centers (DVRCs) to improve responses to survivors of economic abuse. This is the third grant renewal that The Allstate Foundation has awarded MCEDV to support partnering…

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Maine Women’s Fund Grant to Support MCEDV Member Programs

MCEDV is pleased to be the recipient of $27,791 through the Maine Women’s Fund’s Safety First for Women’s Fund. The money will be distributed directly to MCEDV’s nine member programs throughout the state to support their efforts to keep survivors of domestic abuse and violence safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maine Women’s Fund Executive Director…

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