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.
Soup Kitchen Hours
Soup Kitchen Hours
Monday - Saturday: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm.
Sunday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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 - 3:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed from 12:00 noon to 12:30 pm for lunch each day.
The last visitor is admitted at 2:45 pm. No admittance past 2:45 pm.
Closed most major holidays.
For the convenience of our donors, we accept donations Monday - Friday from 8 am to 8 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.