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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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 is Hiring Contracted Bookkeeping Services

The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) seeks proposals for contracted bookkeeping services. Fee for Service:  Negotiable hourly rate Work Hours:   Flexible, estimated 8-12 hours/week. One day per week to be mutually agreed upon by MCEDV and contractor – with willingness to be flexible as needed. More hours may be needed the week prior…

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Domestic Violence Action Month: Support the Liberation Fund & Invest in Freedom

This October, as part of Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM), we are highlighting the Liberation Fund, which was established in 2020 to provide survivors with immediate access to services and resources that will help them establish a life free from abuse. This is our only funding source that can be used directly to support survivors,…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2022: Act to End Abuse and Violence in Maine

MCEDV and our member programs recognize October as Domestic Violence Action Month. Domestic violence programs across Maine will host a variety of events and campaigns, honoring survivors and encouraging communities to move beyond awareness and take action to end domestic abuse. Follow MCEDV and your local domestic violence program directly for the most up-to-date information.…

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