The shelters listed below provide emergency shelter. MaineHousing supports many of these shelters by providing funds to help with operating expenses and capital improvements. For information on other shelters or resources in your area, dial 2-1-1.

For more information on shelter funding, visit the Homeless Housing Program and Shelter Funding section of the Homeless Initiatives page on our website.


Hope Haven Gospel Mission General' 207-783-6086' Lewiston
New Beginnings Youth' 207-795-4070' Lewiston
Rural Community Action Ministries Families; Seniors' 207-524-5095' Leeds
Safe Voices Domestic Violence' 800-559-2927' Auburn
St. Martin de Porres Residence General - Adults' 207-786-4690' Lewiston


Homeless Services of Aroostook - Sr. Mary O'Donnell Shelter General' 207-764-4125' Presque Isle
Hope and Justice Project Domestic Violence' 800-439-2323' Caribou, Houlton, Fort Kent
Maliseet Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault' 207-532-6401' Houlton


City of Portland Family Shelter Family' 207-772-8339' Portland
Family Crisis Shelter Domestic Violence' 800-537-6066' Portland
Milestone Substance Abuse' 207-775-4790' Portland
Oxford Street Shelter for men and women 18+ General' 207-761-2072' Portland
Preble Street - Florence House General - Women' 207-699-4392' Portland
Preble Street - Joe Kreisler Teen Shelter Youth' 207-775-0026' Portland
Preble Street - Resource Center Day Shelter - no overnights' 207-775-0026' Portland
Tedford Housing - Family Shelter Family' 207-729-1161 X113' Brunswick
Tedford Housing - Individual Shelter General - Adults' 207-729-1161 x104' Brunswick


Western Maine Homeless Outreach Families' (207) 779-7609' Farmington


H.O.M.E. Inc - Dorr House Mental Illness/Substance Abuse' 207-469-7961' Orland
H.O.M.E. Inc - Emmaus General' 207-667-3962' Ellsworth
H.O.M.E. Inc - Hospitality House General' 207-469-7961' Bucksport
H.O.M.E. Inc - Mandala Farm General' 207-469-7961' Orland
H.O.M.E. Inc - St. Francis Inn General' 207-469-7961' East Orland
The Next Step Domestic Violence - Safe Homes' 800-315-5579' Ellsworth


Bread of Life Ministries General' 207-626-3479' Augusta
Family Violence Project Domestic Violence' 877-890-7788' Augusta
Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter General' 207-872-8082' Waterville


Hospitality House General Shelter' (207) 593-8151 ' Rockport
New Hope for Women Domestic Violence - Safe Homes' 800-522-3304' Rockland


Community Concepts - Oxford Hills Family Shelter Family' 207-333-6425' South Paris
Community Concepts - Strathglass Family Shelter Family' 207-333-6425' Rumford
Rumford Group Homes - Norway Family Center Women & Children' 207-743-6363' Norway
Rumford Group Homes - Rumford Family Center Family' 207-369-9439 ' Rumford
Rumford Group Homes - South Paris Men's Shelter Adult Men' 207-743-6363' South Paris


Bangor Area Homeless Shelter General' 207-947-0092' Bangor
Hope House Substance Abuse' 207-217-6717' Bangor
Shaw House Youth' 207-941-2874' Bangor
Spruce Run Womancare Alliance Domestic Violence' 800-863-9909' Bangor
The Shepherd Godparent home Pregnant Women' 207-949-2273' Bangor



Family Violence Project Domestic Violence' 877-890-7788' Somerset County
New Hope Shelter Women and Childred' 207-399-3348' Solon
Trinity Shelter Single Men' 207-399-7538' Skowhegan


Kilun Kikin Emergency Shelter General' 207-853-6021' Perry
Passamoquoddy Peaceful Relations Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault' 877-853-2613' Pleasant Point
The Next Step Domestic Violence' 800-315-5579' Machias


Caring Unlimited Domestic Violence' 800-239-7298' Sanford
York County Shelter Programs, Inc. General' 207-324-1137' Alfred
You Are Never Alone (YANA) Substance Abuse' 207-283-0069' Saco

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