Penquis Journey House is a maternity group home in Dexter that serves pregnant/parenting young women 16-21 years of age who are either homeless, at risk of homelessness or living in unsafe conditions. 924-0151; 1-800-215-4942.
Rape Response Services is a subsidiary of Penquis and provides anyone affected by sexual assault or stalking with a confidential, toll free 24-hour crisis and support line. They provide support during the medical or legal processes and follow-up services. They offer support groups for anyone impacted by sexual assault or violence. They also offer age appropriate prevention and education workshops for teens including: internet and texting safety, consent, bystander intervention, media literacy and gender stereotypes. For more information on Rape Response Services visit their website by clicking HERE or going to www.rrsonline.org. You can email Rape Response Services at email@example.com. To reach the Rape Response Services Crisis & Support Line call 1-800-310-000. Statewide call 1-800-871-7741. TTY# 1-888-458-5599.
These services are funded in part by United Way of Eastern Maine.
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