You can find information for resources to find shelter, health care, treatment and more if you are homeless.
In this Sept. 8, 2022, file photo, Damien Jenkins, an outreach volunteer with the Mansion Church, prays with a group of people who are living in Tent City, the growing homeless encampment behind the Hope House in Bangor. Jenkins, who was homeless for four years, understands the struggles and now works to help others in need. Credit: Linda Coan O'Kresik / BDN

Crisis services 24-hour hotline:


Bangor public health:

General Assistance

103 Texas Ave., Suite A, Bangor, ME 04401

207-992-4528, 24 hours

Homeless outreach case management:

Community Health and Counseling Services

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness

42 Cedar St., Bangor, ME 04401

207-947-0366, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Veterans Case Management (Preble Street)

115 Main St., 4th floor, Bangor, ME 04401


Military and Veteran Services (Easterseals)

15 Cross St., Suite 17, Bangor, ME 04401

207-828-0754, Option 2

Mental health services:

Community Health and Counseling Services

42 Cedar St., Bangor, ME 04401

207-947-0366, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Together Place Peer Run Recovery Center

2 Second St., Bangor, ME 04401

207-941-2897 or 207-941-2935, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday

Northern Light Acadia Hospital

268 Stillwater Ave., Bangor, ME 04401



Seven days a week

Substance use services: 

Bangor Area Recovery Network

142 Center St., Brewer, ME 04412

207-561-9444, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Seven days a week

Wellspring (recovery center and detox)

253 Hammond St. No. 255, Bangor, ME 04401

207-941-1612, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday

Fresh Start Sober Living (recovery residence)

51 Fourth St., Bangor, ME 04401

207-307-1292, seven days a week

Better Life Partner (Medically assisted treatment with same day access, no insurance needed)

866-679-0831, seven days a week

Together Place Peer Run Recovery Center

2 Second St., Bangor, ME 04401

207-941-2897, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday

Overdose Prevention Through Intensive Outreach Naloxone and Safety (OPTIONS) Treatment and Recovery Services


Health Equity Alliance

304 Hancock St., Suite 3B, Bangor, ME 04401

207-990-3626, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Penobscot Community Health Care Bridge Clinic (medically assisted treatment)

992 Union St., Suite 3, Bangor, ME 04401

207-404-8330, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Medical emergency departments: 

St. Joseph Healthcare

360 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401


Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

489 State St., Bangor, ME 04401



Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

263 Main St., Bangor, ME 04401

207-947-0092, seven days a week

Hope House

179 Corporate Drive, Bangor, ME 04401

207-217-6713, seven days a week

Shepherd’s Godparent Home (mothers and children shelter)


Partners For Peace (domestic violence shelter)

1-800-9909, seven days a week

Shaw House (youth shelter)

136 Union St., Bangor, ME 04401


Food, clothing and showers:

The Salvation Army of Bangor Soup Kitchen

65 South Park St., Bangor, ME 04401

207-941-2990, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday-Friday

Manna Ministries Food Bank and Soup Kitchen

126 Union St., Bangor, ME 04401


Pantry: 3-4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Food pantry provides a bag of groceries sufficient for three to four meals. One visit per week.

Hot Meals: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Brick Church

126 Union St., Bangor, ME, 04401


Free clothing and showers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday  

Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

263 Main St., Bangor, ME 04401


Food pantry (limit one visit every 14 days): 1- 4 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

Soup kitchen: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., everyday

Hope House Health

179 Corporate Drive, Bangor, ME 04401

207-217-6713, by appointment

For additional resources, visit or call 211 from a Maine phone number.

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Kathleen O'Brien

Kathleen O'Brien is a reporter covering the Bangor area. Born and raised in Portland, she joined the Bangor Daily News in 2022 after working as a Bath-area reporter at The Times Record. She graduated from...