The Bakery at Notre Dame supports York County Shelter Programs and is open every day.

York County Shelter Programs, a homeless shelter in Alfred, Maine, offers emergency and transitional housing, vocational training, case management, a food pantry, meals kitchens, medical and legal assistance, and mental health and substance abuse treatment. In addition, YCSP operates the Bakery at Notre Dame, which is currently closed for the season, a recycling program, two shared-use community kitchens, and a bakery and cafe at Shaker Hill Kitchens in Saco.


We are committed to ending homelessness and assisting people to reach their fullest potential by providing access to various levels of housing, personal growth opportunities and community resources. We embrace diversity and economic security for all.

Company Overview

York County Shelter Programs offers housing in an emergency shelter, two Family Welcoming Centers, a community farm, and at twenty-six houses throughout York County.

Contact Us

By Phone: 207-324-1137
By Mail:

York County Shelter Programs
147 Shaker Hill Road
P.O. Box 820
Alfred, ME 04002

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York County Shelter Programs, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 as a private non-profit corporation in the State of Maine. York County Shelter Programs, Inc. is exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code (FED I.D. 01-0361089). Contributions of goods, services, and cash are tax deductible for income tax purposes.