General Assistance

As of May 15, 2018, GA appointments will be held on Thursdays at Hollis Town Hall. Please call for an appointment at 929-8552 x18.

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.

 

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