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The Journey House

If you are a pregnant and/or parenting young woman experiencing homelessness, at risk of becoming homeless, or currently living in an unsafe situation, we can help! The Penquis Journey House, located in Dexter, is a transitional living program for pregnant and/or parenting women between the ages of 16 and 21. The Journey House can accommodate up to four women with one to two children, each for up to 18 months. Our warm and welcoming home has four large bedrooms for our residents to share with their children. Spacious living and dining areas allow for family style living. We have 24 hours on-site staff for support and guidance; we offer case management services, connection to area resources, and parenting support.

For more information, please call 924-0151 or email

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Homeless Youth Outreach Services

Homeless Youth Outreach Services serves homeless between the ages of 12 and 21 and their families.  Together we work directly with youth, their families, and the community to access resources needed for greater independence and success.

For more information, please call 973-3500 or 1800-215-4942.


Partners for Peace Transitional Services and Housing Program

This program helps individuals and families affected by domestic violence that are in need of housing and additional services. We provide housing in the Bangor area, Millinocket, Dover-Foxcroft, and Dexter through partnerships with the Community Housing of Maine and Penquis.

For more information, please see the website at or call our 24-hour hotline at 1-800-863-9909.