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General Assistance

General Assistance helps individuals and families to meet their basic needs. This may include help paying for:

  • Household or personal supplies (toiletries, cleaning supplies)
  • Food
  • Housing (e.g., mortgage, rent, room rent, temporary housing)
  • Fuel & utilities
  • Medical, dental, prescriptions, medical supplies/equipment
  • Burial costs

Waterford's general assistance contact person is Christian Cummings who can be reached M-F 8-5 at 743-6651. Please note it requires 24 hours to process applications.

General Assistance application form.
State of Maine Department of Health & Human Services - Programs & Services