Thank you for your donations! It is through gifts such as yours that we are able to continue our day-to-day operations. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of our women and their children!
The New Hope Shelter is a safe residential program-based shelter in rural Maine. We opened our doors in 2010 and since that time we have given shelter to over 300 women and children. The New Hope Women's Shelter is the only shelter in Somerset County, Maine that serves only women and children. The most recent U.S. census statistics showed that 18.3 % of people in this county are living below the federal poverty level. Even with the current eviction moratorium, women come to us for many reasons:
Developmental disability or unstable mental health
Domestic violence survivor
Victim of catfishing (internet scam)
When we are the "hands and feet" of Christ, we are showing His love for those who need it. The Bible says in James 1:27 that this is "pure and undefiled religion".