Portland approves plan for new shelter

Portland Press Herald The Portland Planning Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve Preble Street’s request to convert its former resource center in the city’s Bayside neighborhood into a 40-bed emergency shelter. The board heard more than two and a half hours of public comment and received hundreds of emails, mostly in support of the … Read more

Act now to save people from living outside

The only thing standing between 40 human beings and safety, food, hope, and professional social work services this winter and beyond is permission from the City of Portland to convert a Preble Street day shelter into a 24/7 Wellness Shelter. Like the highly successful shelter we operated over the summer at the University of Southern Maine Sullivan … Read more

Planning Board workshop for Preble Street Wellness Shelter TONIGHT

The City of Portland Planning Board workshop on the Preble Street conditional use application to open a 24/7 Wellness Shelter has been MOVED TO 5:30pm TONIGHT. We anticipate public comment will start at 6pm. If you don’t want your neighbors sleeping outside this winter, please join us at this link at 5:30: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89082238304

Act now to save 40 people from living outside this winter

The only thing standing between 40 human beings and warmth, safety, food, and professional social work services this winter is permission from the City of Portland to convert a Preble Street day shelter into a 24/7 Wellness Shelter. Preble Street is on the agenda of the City of Portland Planning Board this Tuesday, October 20 for its conditional use … Read more