Program Hours

Soup kitchen: Monday-Saturday from 11-11:30.

Meals are to-go and distributed outdoors in the courtyard. Anyone in need can stop by and pick one up. If we have received a delivery of bread and dessert donations that day it will be pre-bagged and ready to pick up with your lunch.

Food pantry: Thursdays 7:45-10:30.

Food is pre-packed into bags/boxes and is mostly fresh fruits and vegetables. Diapers are available on a first-come first-serve basis every week. You may receive food every week and diapers once per month. This distribution is also outdoors. Anyone in need is welcome and there is a short sign-up form on your first day. If you are picking up food for someone unable to come in please be prepared to answer the questions on the sign-up form on their behalf or call them as you’re signing up. Proof of address is appreciated but not required on your first day.

Day Shelter: Monday-Saturday 7:30-3:00.

The shelter is open to people who are homeless and have nowhere to go during the days. Guests are able to use the restroom, charge phones, fill water bottles, and rest. Masks are required and provided and a health screening is done before entry. 

Resource Center: Monday-Friday 7:30-3:00

(the office area may closed if all staff are busy with a food distribution). Phone, printer, and fax machine access; socks and personal hygiene items; referrals for case management; help with resume-writing, job applications, housing forms, and other paperwork. You may receive your mail at the Center if you are homeless – 247 Bates Street, Lewiston, ME 04240. Please note – only people utilizing the Day Shelter may enter the building. Supplies and mail can be brought outside to you and appointments for paperwork help are done by phone. Please call the office at 782-5700 if you need an appointment.

Refugee Integration Program: Monday-Friday 7:30-3:00

(the office area may closed if all staff are busy with a food distribution). Help with resume-writing, job applications, housing forms, immigration forms, state ID applications, and other paperwork. Staff speak English, French, and Somali. Please note – only people utilizing the Day Shelter may enter the building and appointments for paperwork help are done by phone. Please call the office at 782-5700 if you need an appointment.