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City of Portland, Oxford Street Shelter for Men

203 Oxford Street
Portland, ME - 04101

Open 24 hours a day.
129 bed emergency shelter for men 18 and over, services include housing placement assistance, mental health services, substance abuse services, police on-site for safety. Toiletries, linen, emergency supplies and community referrals available.  They have beds for women but very limited.

From the greyhound station, go right on St. Johns St, Right on Park Ave, and Park Ave turns into Portland St. Go left at the end of Portland St, and Right on Oxford St.

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  1. Ok

    Answer posted on May 10, 2021 0

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  1. As long as it takes

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  1. Orlando
    Jan 22, 2019Reply
    At Lancaster street, GA building... Not allowed to sleep because staff continue to wake those who fall asleep in an unauthorized mannor, (in more than one seat... Even if those seats are unused! Absolutely bull!
  2. Sia
    Feb 21, 2019Reply
    The problem with the homeless people is the space but most importantly the counselors who set there and collect a pay check when they dont help no body to try to get off the streets except african immigrants and most there are african who dont even english its sad and the American staff that work see it as as many homeless people that sign up for there help they get money for thru socail security but they dont help them at all its really corrupt there im glad that there is something coming to light but theres a lot thats untold.
  3. Ela
    Aug 21, 2020Reply
    The shelter needs staff that speak clear English when answering phones. Also staff need to completely clean and sanitize the common areas on a daily basis and check everyone for scabies on a daily basis upon entering the shelter, just like for Covid. Scabies are a real problem at all these shelters and this is just one of them that has a high occurence of it.
  4. John
    May 10, 2021Reply
    Im planning on returning to Portland after a yr and a half taking care of my mother in Florida, she passed, I hope to be back & getting senior housing. Thanks.

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