General Assistance

The Town of Tremont administers a General Assistance program for the support of the poor.  Pursuant to 22 MRS 4305, the Selectboard have adopted an ordinance establishing that program.  A copy of this ordiance and the State's General Asistance Statutes, is available here for public inspection.

Persons wishing to apply for General Assistance may do so Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  In an emergency, applicants may contact the Hancock County Regional Communications Center dispatcher, who will locate an appropriate General Assistance Administrator (207) 667-8866.

The Tremont General Assistance administrator will issue a written decision within 24 hours of receiving a complete application.

For questions regardin the General Assistance Program, you may call the State of Maine Department of Human Services at the toll free number: 1-800-442-6003.

Staff ContactEmailPhone #
Jesse Dunbar

207-244-7204