homeless shelter

Robbie Feinberg / Maine Public

Like many cities in Maine, Bangor has seen a growing number of people who are homeless. The city has limited shelter beds, and the problem is of particular concern during the cold winter months. There are local community and religious organizations that have stepped in to help out, including an unusual church that has grown from a small bible study into a social service hub in the city.

Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

Advocates for people experiencing homelessness are taking precautions as a heat wave is predicted to hit the state this weekend.

Activists Bring Attention To Homelessness Outside Portland City Hall

Jun 21, 2019
Julie Pike / Maine Public

Activists sat outside Portland City Hall Friday to draw attention to the needs of homeless residents.

Nora Flaherty / Maine Public

Candidates for Portland City Council took questions on Friday from people who are or have been homeless at a forum by the advocacy group Homeless Voices for Justice.

PORTLAND, Maine - Portland officials are searching for another location for a proposed 200-bed homeless shelter that has received pushback from many residents.