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McAuley Residence

The McAuley Residence serves women in recovery who currently have their children in their care or are working towards reunification.  Women can reside in the house and participate in programming for up to 2 years, moving through different levels of support as they experience increased self-sufficiency and become stronger in their own recovery.  If you would like more information about eligibility, or how to make a referral, please reach out to Janelle Wuoristo at

Penquis Host Homes Program

Who we are?

Penquis Host Homes Program (PHH)

is a supportive service offered to youth/young adults who are experiencing housing insecurity.

What we Do.

PHH recruits safe, stable community-based homes provided by individuals or families that are interested in providing a safe space for a youth/young adult as they gain resources to either- return to their parent/guardian for family reunification or gain independent living skills while working on goals for greater self-sufficiency.

Who is eligible?

Youth 12-24 years of age in the greater Piscataquis region who are experiencing housing insecurity or are at imminent risk of being without a home.

How to contact us?

Referrals to the program can be made by anyone, including self-referrals from youth.  For questions about the program or to make a referral, contact Program Manager Mindy Kane at: (207) 944-7496 or email:

Partners for Peace Transitional Services and Housing Program

Partners for Peace offers some transitional housing and housing supports for individuals and families that have been affected by domestic violence. For more information, please visit their website at or call their 24-hour hotline at 1-800-863-9909.