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Support Services

Emergency Shelter

The Emergency Shelter provides care while individuals are awaiting placement in an appropriate transitional or independent living program.  Counseling, case management, and self-help services are available.  During their stay, clients have access to housing, independent living skills, remedial education, vocational training, intensive case management, medical and other necessary services.


Permanent Housing

The York County Shelter operates twenty-six houses with case management support to previously homeless individuals to help clients maintain independence.  C.H.A.M.P.  (Creative Housing Alternatives for Maine People) is a partnership corporation with Sanford Housing Authority and York County CommunityAction Corporation.


Additional Services

  • Sober housing
  • Onsite mental health and substance abuse counseling
  • Crisis counseling
  • Benefits assistance
  • Legal assistance
  • Medical assistance
  • Educational opportunities
  • Vocational training
  • Employment