The Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter (MMHS) provides accommodations for individuals and families.
MMHS provides emergency overnight shelter and programs to rebuild lives for those in need. We provide a safe, comfortable and friendly environment where we treat the people who stay with us with the dignity and respect that they deserve." MMHS is an 40 bed facility that includes 24 beds for single men and women and 24 beds in our family unit. We also offer 'pack-n-play' and toddler beds for infants to three year olds. The shelter provides evening and morning meals, showers, bedding, laundry facilities, links to other area services, short-term preventative case management, access to housing, a Homeless Prevention Program, and much more.
If You are Homeless, Help is Available.
The Shelter is run by a full-time Executive Director, a Resource Director, part-time shelter Coordinator, executive assistant and several part-time night staff attendants, and over 300 dedicated volunteers who keep the shelter open from 4:00 pm to 8:00 am, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The shelter also operates a Day Shelter Program for shelter guests from 8am to 4pm Monday - Friday and weekends by appointment to provide safe warm haven from the cold streets.
Volunteer or Donate - How You can Help...
The Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter has more than 300 volunteers. Volunteers help with office, cleaning and organizing the shelter, cook meals, assist the staff with guests' needs, help with preparations for the holidays, sort and store donations of food, furniture, and supplies. Volunteers also aid in getting donations of much needed items such as clothing, books, supplies, toiletries and the like. If you are interested in volunteering please Contact us.
Donations are accepted Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm or by Appointment.