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Working to End Domestic Violence in Cumberland County, Maine Since 1977

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Working to End Domestic Violence in Cumberland County, Maine Since 1977

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Shelter

TTD’s Shelter Program assists victims of domestic violence, stalking, dating violence, and human trafficking who are seeking safety from an abuser. Through These Doors operates a 16- bed residential shelter which serves as a temporary home for those who are in danger or are homeless as a result of domestic violence. Additionally, TTD provides shelter referrals, advocacy, housing assistance and referrals to other shelters and housing resources. TTD’s shelter is in a private location in Portland, ME and is for adults and their children. At our shelter, residents share communal living space (bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, dining room, living room, children’s play room and library). All victims who are not sheltered by TTD due to lack of capacity or for safety reasons are provided with referrals, links to community resources and safety planning.
Families staying at TTD’s shelter receive:

  • Basic necessities such as food, clothing and personal care items
  • Ongoing, comprehensive safety planning
  • Education and information about the dynamics of domestic violence
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Assistance with applying for and obtaining safe, stable housing and other resources
  • Ongoing housing support services after leaving shelter

To learn more about shelter, call our 24-hour helpline: 800-537-6606

Transitional Housing

In TTD’s transitional housing program, our advocates support victims of abuse by helping them find and keep safe, secure, and stable housing and by providing continuous, sustained assistance. We offer resources and voluntary support services to encourage survivors to regain confidence in their own skills and to continue shaping a life guided by their own goals, free of abuse, with dignity, toward long-term economic stability.

To learn more about transitional housing, call our 24-hour helpline: 800-537-6606

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Innovative & Responsive Organization working to End Domestic Violence in Cumberland County Maine

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Innovative & Responsive Organization working to End Domestic Violence in Cumberland County Maine

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