Emergency Shelters

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 Document Download Icon 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) 491-4100 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


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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