Maine Organizations

Homeless Voices for Justice–  A state-wide social change movement, organized and led by people who have struggled with homelessness.  It is a grassroots effort with chapters in Alfred, Augusta, Brunswick, and Portland.  Their social change activities range from representation in planning bodies, to policy advocacy, to voter registration and community education, to direct action.

Grace Street Ministry–  An outreach ministry offering a consistent, compassionate, pastoral presence to the homeless and marginalized in downtown Portland.

The Gathering Place– A drop in center in Brunswick that is open Monday through Friday.  It offers a warm, friendly place to spend some time in relaxation and conversation.

Housing Law– Pine Tree Legal Assistance offers a rich directory of information on housing law in Maine.