Milestone Foundation Emergency Shelter

Contact Information:

65 India street
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 775-4790

About this Shelter

Milestone operates the only homeless shelter that admits individuals under the influence of alcohol or other drugs in the state of Maine.

The 41-bed emergency overnight shelter provides homeless men with a safe place to sleep, eat a nutritious meal, launder their clothing and have a shower while being treated with dignity and respect.

In addition to providing a safety net to our community's most vulnerable individuals struggling with chronic alcohol and drug dependence, shelter staff educate clients and encourage them to enter an on-site medically managed detoxification program.


Mission Statement: To provide the best quality services to empower individuals with substance use and behavioral health disorders to attain stability, dignity, recovery, and an enhanced quality of life.

  • Men are welcome.
  • Women are welcome.
  • Provides emergency shelters.
  • Provides transitional shelters.
  • Provides assistance with addiction.


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