Comments for: Portland teen homeless shelter gets national attention for not demanding sobriety to access programs

Posted March 13, 2012, at 10:22 a.m.
Last modified March 13, 2012, at 11:33 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Teenagers arrive at Preble Street’s Teen Center or Lighthouse Shelter for a wide range of reasons. Abuse, sexual abuse, trouble with the law, family crises. But once they show up, none are turned away. “Anybody under 21 who walks through our doors can get their basic needs …

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