Maine Families

Homeless & Shelter Resources

Homeless Shelter Locations (Statewide): 1-800-452-4668

New: Independent Living Support: 1-888-236-2273
**If you are in the Bangor area** and are: homeless or live in a transitional program, between 18 – 24 years old, and were in the custody of the state of Maine as a foster child or in a group home, this program can provide financial support for an apartment and help finding and maintaining employment, assistance finding solid health care, transportation options, and other necessary supports for successful living, including support to develop positive peer relationships and friendships. Click here to download more info

The Lamb House (Emergency Shelter Housing)
The Lamb House provides short-term, emergency housing for families displaced by fire, weather or other natural disaster. Located at #4 River Road in Cherryfield, the Lamb House is a mission project of the Cherryfield Congregational Church. Contact through Facebook: The Lamb House

Next Step DV Project – Crisis Shelter and Transitional Housing: 800-315-5579
Temporary crisis shelter for victims of domestic violence.  Next Step also offers transitional housing for families who have left an abusive situation and are involved in Next Step’s programs.  Families can stay up to two years in transitional housing

Passamaquoddy Peaceful Relations: 853-2600
Temporary crisis shelter for tribal victims of domestic or sexual violence.

Veteran Support Services: 1-800-877-5709
Support for veterans at risk of homelessness, including help with rent, security deposits, utilities…