Victim Services

Provided by the Department of Corrections to Victims of Crime

Victim Services Pamphlet

Victim Witness Services Brochure

Call (800) 968-6909, or (207) 287-4385 to access information including:

  • Sentencing Information
  • Anticipated Date of Release
  • Place of Confinement
  • Restitution Status

The victim notification law applies to victims of murder or of a Class A, B, or C crimes, or of a Class D crime under chapters 9, 11, and 12. A victim who wishes to receive notification MUST file a request with the office of the prosecuting attorney. A victim's request is kept confidential. The victim will be notified PRIOR to work release, furlough, or release from confinement.

You can now submit your request for notification online.


Victim services can provide assistance in cases of harassment if a person in the custody or under the supervision of the Department of Corrections engages in any course of conduct with the intent to harass, torment or threaten another person. Please contact Victim Services at 800-968-6909.

Click here to view the Department policy regarding contact with victims

Domestic Violence Intervention Programs (CDVIP)

As a result of recommendations made by the Legislative Commission to study domestic violence to the 120th Session of the Maine State Legislature, the Maine Department of Corrections Office of Victim Services is required to report annually to the legislature on the performance of Domestic Violence Intervention Programs in Maine.

Download the most recent report made to the 131st Maine Legislature (PDF)
Download the report made to the 131st Maine Legislature in 2022