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Housing Services

Maine State Housing: Implement sound housing policy by assisting local people in obtaining and maintaining decent, safe, affordable housing. 

353 Water Street Augusta, ME 04330

(207) 626-4600 • 1 (800) 452-4668

Portland Housing Authority: Provides and expands affordable housing and services that improve quality of life, build community, enhance safety and promote personal success for the people we serve and the neighborhoods in which they reside. 

14 Baxter Boulevard Portland, ME 04101

(207) 773‐4753

Westbrook Housing: Provides affordable, quality housing to 481 households in 11 developments and administers 806 Housing Choice Vouchers holders with many more expected through its development partner, the Westbrook Development Corp. 

        30 Liza Harmon Drive Westbrook, ME 04092

(207) 854-9779

Avesta Housing: Manages nearly 80 subsidized and non-subsidized properties. 

307 Cumberland Avenue Portland, ME 04101

(207) 553‐7777 • 1 (800) 339-6516

Preble Street Resource Center: Housing counselors available to assist people in the search for housing. 

38 Preble Street Portland, ME 04101

(207) 775-0026

Oxford Street Shelter for Men: 129 bed emergency shelter for men 18 and over, services include housing placement assistance, mental health services, substance abuse services, police on-site for safety. Toiletries, linens, emergency supplies and community referrals available 7:45 PM - 7:45 AM daily; very limited beds available for women.

        203 Oxford Street Portland, ME 04101

(207) 761-2072

Portland Family Shelter: Maine’s largest shelter for families provides temporary housing to families with children under the age of eighteen; also serves as an unofficial Welcome House for New Mainers or immigrants/refugees/asylum-seekers.

        54 Chestnut Street Portland, ME 04101

        (207) 772-8339

Milestone Foundation Emergency Shelter: The Emergency Shelter and Medical Detoxification of Portland serves the needs of the late stage alcoholic and drug abuser; program is licensed to operate by the Department of Health and Human Services of the State of Maine.

        65 India Street Portland, ME 04101

         (207) 775-4790

Preble Street Teen Center: Hub of services for homeless and runaway youth, providing immediate access and an acclaimed service coordination model.   

343 Cumberland Avenue Portland, ME 04101

(207) 775-0026

Opportunity Alliance Homeless Youth Services: Provides intensive case management for youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and "street youth" (the identified client may be homeless in the context of a family). This program serves boys and girls ages six to 21, providing advocacy, case management, monitoring and safety assessments. It establishes linkages to needed services, such as mental health or substance abuse treatment. Services are provided until the child is in a stable placement. 

50 Lydia Lane South Portland, ME 04106

(207) 523-5049 • 1 (877) 429-6884

Homeless Shelter Directory: Website that provides an up-to-date list of homeless shelters by city.