Brunswick Town Council and Planning Board to Hold Joint Workshop Focused on Shelters on October 25th

On Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at 6:30pm, the Brunswick Town Council and Brunswick Planning Board will hold a joint workshop focused on shelters. The joint workshop is open to the public and will be held in the council chambers at the Brunswick Town Hall on 85 Union Street. According to the agenda posted to the […]

Curtis Memorial Library to Host Community Conversations on Affordable Housing

Curtis Memorial Library, located at 23 Pleasant Street in Brunswick, will be hosting a series of three community conversations on the topic of affordable housing this fall. Each session will feature expert speakers followed by audience Q&A. With rising home costs and increase of rental rates – and resulting cost burden to low and middle-income families […]

Shelter Task Force Presents Recommendations to Town Council, Joint Workshop is Planned

On Monday, October 1st, the Shelter Task Force presented its recommendations regarding zoning for future emergency housing facilities to the Brunswick Town Council during its regular monthly meeting. A joint meeting between the Brunswick Planning Board and Town Council was determined to be the next step in the process. This joint meeting will happen on Thursday, […]

An Update on the Tedford Housing Resource Center Project

To meet the growing needs in our community, Tedford Housing’s current plans remain the same: to build a facility that combines adequate shelter beds with key onsite community resources. A comprehensive approach will result in the reduced risk of homelessness in the Brunswick area community, a faster return to housing stability for youth, adults and […]

A Day in the Life at Tedford Housing

The following article was published in The Times Record on 7/13/18 If you ask people in the Brunswick community about what Tedford does, many respond that we provide a shelter for people that are homeless. In fact, many people still call our organization Tedford Shelter, referring to our adult shelter on Cumberland Street. (We changed […]

Tedford Housing Honors Community Members and Staff at Recent Annual Meeting Event

Tedford Housing, whose mission is creating pathways from homelessness to home by partnering with people and their communities in Midcoast Maine, held its annual meeting and awards event on June 26th at The Brunswick Golf Club. Community and staff honorees included Brenda Houdlette, Oasis Free Clinics, Doug Morrell, Danielle Triffitt, Pauline Hanson and Donna Verhoeven. […]

Brews for a Cause to Benefit Tedford Housing on 5/23/18

Join us at Flight Deck Brewing on May 23 to enjoy a beer and support Tedford Housing. Flight Deck will be donating 20% of all draft beer sales and 100% of all bar tips starting at 4:00pm. In addition to supporting a great cause, you can come enjoy the musical stylings of Giff Jamison (also […]

Annual Homeless Memorial Service to be Held on Thursday, December 21st, the longest night of the year

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Jennifer Iacovelli,, 207-729-1161, ext. #101 WHAT: Homeless Memorial Service WHEN: Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 5:30pm WHERE: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant Street, Brunswick WHY: Tedford Housing will be remembering individuals from our homeless community who passed away during the year. WHO: The service will be led by Tedford Housing […]

Will You Give to Tedford Housing on #GivingTuesday?

“Home is wherever there is family, friends, understanding and love.” ~ Patrick, shelter guest What does “home” mean to you? To many of Tedford’s emergency shelter guests, supportive housing tenants and homeless prevention clients, home means safety, love and hope. And yet so many of our neighbors – adults, teens and whole families – live without […]

Fashion Show & Wine Tasting Fundraiser to Benefit Tedford Housing, Universal Promise and Brunswick Rotary Projects

The Brunswick Rotary Club will be holding the Essence of Elegance Fashion Show fundraiser on November 16th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at The Daniel. The event will include a fashion show featuring clothes from It’s All Good, along with a wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. A small silent auction will run from start to finish, along with a raffle for an overnight […]