ABOUT CHOM

creating housing that transforms lives

CHOM HOUSES MAINE'S MOST VULNERABLE PEOPLE & ADVOCATES ON THEIR BEHALF

  • CHOM creates homes that transform lives because most of our housing is enriched with services to help people overcome challenges.

 

  • CHOM works to see that everyone is included as part of the community.  

  • CHOM does everything through collaboration, and helps Maine speak with one voice on behalf of people in need.

CHOM HOUSES PEOPLE WHO CAN'T AFFORD TO LIVE NEAR THEIR WORK, OLDER MAINERS, & PEOPLE WITH LOW OR VERY LOW INCOMES 

This includes: Veterans who became homeless; People with physical disabilities; People with intellectual/developmental disabilities; People who were homeless; People who were victims of domestic violence; People recovering from substance use disorder; People experiencing mental illness; People living with HIV/AIDS; and, People who are refugees from war-torn areas of the world. 

They are doing well & included in their 

communities as a result. 

Some facts about CHOM:

  • CHOM is currently housing more than 1,000 of Maine's most vulnerable people.

  • CHOM is the largest supportive housing provider for homeless populations in the state, including people with the longest histories of homelessness.

  • CHOM is the largest supportive housing provider for homeless Veterans, and homeless victims of domestic violence.

 

CHOM has created, and currently owns and manages:

  • 84 housing sites in 31 communities spanning 11 counties

  • 804 units of affordable housing

 

CHOM also has created 14 additional projects consisting of 68 units now owned by other entities/organizations. 

CHOM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Charitable Organization.  We rely on community collaboration and donations to fulfill our mission. Find out how you can help!