Volunteer reflections

An incredible 1,108 volunteers donated over 13,500 hours of their time to Preble Street this year to help support Mainers experiencing hunger and homelessness! It takes many, many hands to accomplish all we do — including providing over 1 million meals each year and ensuring people living outside have the clothing and gear they need … Read more

Top stories from 2022

It’s incredible what can be accomplished when we work together for the greater good, and 2022 was another example of that here at Preble Street. From opening brand-new programs like the Elena’s Way Wellness Shelter to celebrating milestone anniversaries of programs like the site-based Housing First program Huston Commons to continuing to expand and improve the facilities we opened … Read more

Preble Street Statement on City of South Portland/New Gen Hotels License Conditions: Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Casco Bay Hotels

Preble Street appreciates the efforts of the City of South Portland to reach an agreement with the New Gen Hospitality Management group that will keep people sheltered. It is critical that the cities of Portland and South Portland, the state, and service providers come together to implement a strong and professional outreach effort to the … Read more

Preble Street statement on Ukraine

Preble Street stands in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of people displaced from their homes in Ukraine. This global crisis stands in direct opposition to the work that Preble Street does to eradicate homelessness, housing, hunger, and poverty, in Portland, Maine. War of any kind destroys housing and leads to food insecurity and hunger, … Read more

The 8th Annual Preble Street Art Show – October 13, 2021

The Preble Street Art Show will be online again in 2021! We look forward to sharing pieces from artists residing at Preble Street Housing First programs Logan Place, Florence House, and Huston Commons. We’ll also be showcasing art from youth from Preble Street Teen Services.  Our featured artists have all experienced homelessness at some point … Read more