Emergency shelters and warming centers

Posted Dec. 24, 2013, at 6:32 a.m.
Last modified Dec. 26, 2013, at 8:41 a.m.
Androscoggin County: Lewiston High School – American Red Cross Emergency Shelter
Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Lewiston, 156 East Avenue
American Red Cross Emergency Shelter – Pet Friendly; Will open at 5 PM.

 

Androscoggin County: Oak Hill Middle School Community Shelter
Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Sabattus, 40 Ballpark Road
Community Shelter – Opening at 5 PM; Overnight Shelter/Pet Friendly (bring cages and food); Please bring your bedding, cots (if you have them) and any nonperishable foods for your own consumption. For more information: 844-4530

 

Androscoggin County: Wales Town Office/Fire Station
Warming Center
Wales, 175 Centre Road
Residents needing a place to warm up may contact the town at 207-212-2879 and someone will meet them there to open the shelter.

 

Hancock County: Bar Harbor Fire Station
Warming Center
Bar Harbor, 37 Firefly Lane
Warming Center will remain open indefinitely

 

Hancock County: Blue Hill Town Office Warming Center
Warming Center
Blue Hill, 18 Union Street
Blue Hill Town Office Warming Center

 

Hancock County: Warming Center – Brooklin Fire Department
Warming Center
Brooklin, 25 Bay Road
Warming Center – Currently Open

 

Hancock County: Brooksville Fire Department Warming Center
Warming Center
Brooksville, 2199 Coastal Road
Warming Center – Brooksville Fire Department – Currently Open

 

Hancock County: Miles Lane School Warming Shelter
Warming Center
Bucksport, 100 Miles Lane
Warming Shelter – Miles Lane School – Currently Open

 

Hancock County: Ellsworth Middle School
Emergency Shelter
Ellsworth, 20 Forrest Avenue

 

Hancock County: Hancock Congregational Church
Warming Center
Hancock, US Highway Route 1
Hancock Congregational Church Warming Center: Opening Time: 11:00 AM; Closing Time: TBD

 

Hancock County: Orland Fire Department Warming Center
Warming Center
Orland, 91 School House Road
Orland Fire Department – Opening Time: 11:00 AM; Closing Time: TBD

 

Hancock County: Sullivan-Sorrento Recreation Center
Warming Center
Sullivan, US Highway Route 1
Sullivan-Sorrento Recreation Center Warming Center: Opening Time: 11:00 AM; Closing Time: TBD

 

Kennebec County: Augusta Civic Center – North Wing
Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Augusta, North Wing – 76 Community Drive
Augusta Civic Center – Opening at 5 PM; The shelter is providing meals, blankets, and cots; Individuals must provide their own pillows, sheets, and medications; Pet Friendly – owners are responsible for their pets feeding/walking – bring their own cages if available.

 

Kennebec County: Faith Christian Church
Warming Center
Gardiner, 280 Brunswick Avenue
9:00 am to 9:00 pm Christmas Eve. Christmas Day, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

 

Kennebec County: Helen Thompson Elementary School
Warming Center
West Gardiner, 309 Spears Corner Road
Open today from 9:00 to 2:00 pm

 

Kennebec County: Winthrop Ambulance Base
Warming Center
Winthrop, 31 Old Western Ave. (Old Winthrop Health Center)
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Lincoln County: Alna Fire Department Shelter
Warming Center
Alna, Route 218
Alna Fire Department Shelter – Mainly warming shelter, but will accept overnights. Bring cot, bedding, medications, personal items, and food for your own consumption. It will remain open throughout the duration of the power outages for Alna. POC: 350-5562

 

Lincoln County: Dresden Fire Department Warming Center
Warming Center
Dresden, 100 Patterson Road
Dresden Fire Department – Will remain open thoughout the duration of the power outages for Dresden. POC: 737-9434

 

Lincoln County: Faith Baptist Church Warming Center
Warming Center
Newcastle, Mills Road
Faith Baptist Church Warming Center – Will remain open as long as there is a need. POC: 592-8700

 

Lincoln County: Wiscasset Fire Department Warming Center
Warming Center
Wiscasset, Route 1
Wiscasset Fire Department – Open as a warming center-will remain open throughout the duration of the power outages for Wiscasset. POC: 380-5618

 

Penobscot County: Brewer Auditorium
Emergency Shelter
Brewer, 318 Wilson Street

 

Penobscot County: Newburg Community Shelter
Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Newburg, 2220 Western Avenue
Community Shelter – Currently open and will stay open as long as needed. Cots and food are available. Bring your own blankets, personal items and medications. Pet Friendly: Bring pet food and cages (if available). POC: 478-7498.

 

Waldo County: Troy Howard Middle School
Emergency Shelter, Pet Shelter
Belfast, 173 Lincolnville Avenue
274-1824

 

Waldo County: Islesboro Community Center
Warming Center
Islesboro, 103 Pendleton Point Road
743-8200/6787

 

Washington County: Washington County Community College
Emergency Shelter
Calais, 1 College Drive

 Source: Maine Emergency Management Agency

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