Certified Batterer Intervention Program
All CBIP orientation sessions are taking place on Zoom until further notice. To enroll in our program, please complete the intake form by clicking HERE (Literally click on the word HERE)
Once you have completed the Intake form, we will email you a link to join a Zoom Orientation. It can take up to a week to get this email. Zoom Orientations are held weekly on Wednesdays at 4pm. (There is NO Orientation on September 15th).
You do NOT need to make a payment before attending the Orientation session.
At this time all group and orientation payments must be made by check or online using the payment options below. Checks are to be made payable to Safe Voices and mailed to PO Box 713, Auburn, ME 04212.
Alternatives to Abuse is Safe Voices' state-certified Batterer's Intervention Program. This 48-week educational program focuses on accountability for people who use abusive behaviors while teaching healthy relationship skills to replace tactics of abuse. It is certified by the Maine Department of Corrections and participants are referred through the courts, probation, DHHS, or are self-referred. Groups are offered for both men and women. Alternatives to Abuse is the only fee-based service provided by Safe Voices, with a sliding fee scale based on income.
Alternatives to Abuse: Orientation Information
For Orientation to the Women's Program- Please call and make an appointment at 207-212-6827
For Orientation to the Men's Program- Please complete the Intake form by clicking HERE
After we receive your Intake Form, you will get an email invite to a Zoom Orientation session. Zoom Orientation sessions for the Men's program take place each Wednesday at 4pm.
For orientation session, you will need to pay the $30 Orientation fee by PayPal or check/money order. (See above.)
You will need the following documents:
- Police Report
- Conditions of Release
- Proof of Income