Helping America's Most Vulnerable

Fay Garman House

Fay Garman House

89 Central Avenue
Peaks Island, ME 04108


  • 1BR
  • 11 Units
  • SeniorsWe provide housing for seniors who want to live independent lifestyles where they can thrive and age in place.
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Handicap accessible
  • Partnership for Sustainable Communities


The Fay Garman House is an independent living community for persons 62 years or older. We are located on Peaks Island...just a short 20 minute ferry ride from Portland. The Fay Garman House includes 11 one bedroom apartments (all utilities paid,) a community room equipped with complete kitchen available for use by residents and the island Healthcare Center is attached. Visitors can arrange pick up by the local taxi...many nearby churches, library, grocery store, post office, restaurants and shops.


  • 24 hour emergency on-call service
  • On site Resident Service Coordinator
  • Lovely outside patio area with three raised beds for gardening
  • On site parking
  • Community room has flat screen tv with cable and dvd player
  • Complete kitchen available to residents
  • Island Healthcare Center attached
  • Staff live on site

How to Apply

Each Volunteers of America property has its own leasing office and its own application process.

Please contact each property directly if you or someone you know is interested in applying for an affordable apartment in one of our communities. The property staff can answer your questions regarding apartment availability, rent, income requirements or restrictions and how to obtain an application to apply for housing.