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Shelter Check-In

Monday - Saturday: 5:30 pm

Sunday: 4:30 pm

Things to know:

  • New clients should arrive as close to 5:30 pm as possible. Beds are all first come-first served.

  • There are no co-ed dormitories.

  • Bring valid ID. (Lewiston PD will issue a voucher free of charge if you do not have ID - 171 Park Street.)

  • Limit your belongings to two bags per person.

  • All new items brought into the shelter go through the heat room for a minimum of 12 hours. No exceptions. This is point of entry pest control.

  • Be clean and sober. You must remain clean and sober for the duration of your stay.

  • No sexual offenders will be admitted. 

  • Bring documentation showing that you have legal guardianship of any children with whom you will check in. Includes: birth certificates, DHHS paperwork, insurance statements, final judgment.

  • Remember that a 1 year latency rule applies when you leave or are involuntarily dismissed from the shelter.

  • Once you are assigned a bed, it is yours until you leave. 

  • Plan to be proactive - you must actively seek housing, assistance, employment, or other means of reestablishing yourself during your stay.



       Kitchen Hours

 Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. 

Dinner : Sunday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Breakfast: Monday-Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 am

Note: A to-go style dinner is served at the soup kitchen entrance on Saturdays for all non-residents.

Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day meals served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in house. Holiday  meal delivery available to shut-ins by calling 783-6086. 

Food Pantry/Giveaway Center

Monday: 10:00 am - 2:45 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am - 2:45 pm

Friday: 10:00 am - 2:45 pm

Closed from 11:45 to 12:30 pm for staff lunch each day.

The last visitor is admitted at 2:45 pm. No admittance past 2:45 pm. 

Closed most major holidays.

Donations Receiving

For the convenience of our donors, we accept donations Monday - Sunday from 8 am to 6:30 pm. If these hours do not meet your needs, simply contact our business office and we will give you more information regarding after-hours drop-off. 

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