General Assistance helps individuals and families to meet their basic needs. This may include help paying for:
- Household or personal supplies (toiletries, cleaning supplies)
- Housing (e.g., mortgage, rent, room rent, temporary housing)
- Medical, dental, prescriptions, medical supplies/equipment
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Please Call Linda Seavey at 341-2487 to speak with her.
General Assistance Information
The municipality of Plymouth administers a General Assistance program for the support of the poor. Pursuant to Title 22 M.R.S.A. § 4305, the municipal officers have adopted an ordinance establishing that program. A copy of this ordinance and relevant statutes is available for public inspection at the Town Office. Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so at The Plymouth Town Office during the following time(s):
Monday 11 am – 6 pm
Tuesday 11 am – 5 pm
Wednesday 11 am – 5 pm
Thursday 11 am – 5 pm
Friday 7 am – 12 noon
In an emergency, applicants may contact Linda Seavey at (207) 341-2487. The municipality’s General Assistance administrator must issue a written decision regarding eligibility to all applicants within 24 hours of receiving an application. The Department of Health & Human Services toll-free telephone number, to call with a question regarding the General Assistance Program, is 1-800-442-6003. This notice is posted pursuant to Title 22 M.R.S.A. § 4304-4305.