Message From The Board of Directors

As of February 2017, three homeless vets are now safe and warm in the Garry Owen House…

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GREAT NEWS!

The Garry Owen House is temporarily operating a six person shelter at 163 Augusta Road, Searsmont Maine. Grand Opening was on Friday December 23d 2016.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Garry Owen House is to provide a transitional shelter where homeless veterans can find hope for the future through a fellowship with other veterans dedicated to help them link up with the opportunities they have earned in the service to our country in an atmosphere of safety, dignity and respect.

The Garry Owen House is a 501 C3 non-profit organization.

Project Goals

The goal of this project is to provide temporary housing for homeless veterans in a safe, comfortable, supportive environment that facilitates transition from a life of insecurity, dependency and social isolation. This will be accomplished through the establishment of a facility that fosters a combination of privacy and social interaction with fellow veterans and the community.

A Future Transitional Shelter For Homeless Veterans in Montville, Maine

Facility Goals

The facility is located in a small, rural community, which is key to providing a peaceful, non-threatening and non-stressful place that facilitates re-adaptation to the realities of life. The environment will be conducive to participating in recreational and vocational activities such as gardening and small scale agricultural projects. The facility has been designed to accommodate outside support services that can be provided to each veteran privately or in groups.

Board of Directors

Lou Pelletier, President
Donald Harriman, Vice President
Warren Ard, Treasurer
Heather Carle, Secretary
Alexander Allmayer-Beck
Dennis Urick
Dana Philippi
Michael Rusley
Luther Thornton

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