General Assistance

General Assistance a service administered by the Town of Hollis “for the immediate aid of persons who are unable to provide the basic necessities essential to maintain themselves or their families” (22 M.R.S.A. § 4301(5)).

It is intended to help people with basic necessities: food, shelter, utilities, fuel, clothing, and certain other items, when they are essential.

General Assistance is available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria set forth in the Town’s General Assistance Ordinance.

If you are unable to provide the basic necessities essential to maintain yourself or your family, General Assistance may be a program to help you.

Below are links to the Town’s General Assistance Ordinance and guidelines, and a General Assistance Application and instructions.

  • For the General Assistance Ordinance and guidelines adopted by the Town of Hollis, please click here
  • For a General Assistance Application and Instructions, please click here
  • For the 2016-2017 General Assistance Maximums, please click here
  • For the 2016-2017 GA Appendix A, please click here.
  • For the 2016-2017 GA Appendix B, please click here.
  • For the 2016-2017 GA Appendix C, please click here.
  • For the 2016-2017 GA Appendix D,E,F, please click here.

Please call to make an appointment with River Payne 207-298-0271.  For more information, contact Hollis Select Board's Office at (207) 929-8552.

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