General Assistance - State and Town Welfare

The municipality of Hollis 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 this program. A copy of this ordinance and relevant statutes are available for public inspection at the Town Office.  Persons who wish to apply may do so by appointment on Tuesdays by calling 929-8552 ext. 18. In an emergency, applicants may call (207) 298-0271.

To apply for General Assistance, please call 929-8552 ext. 18. Messages are checked daily. For overnight emergencies, please call (207) 298-0271.

The Municipality’s General Assistance Administrator must issue a written decision regarding eligibility to all applicants within 24 hours of receiving a completed application.

The Department of Health & Human Services toll-free number, to call with questions regarding the General Assistance Program, is 1-800-442-6003.

This notice is posted pursuant to Title 22 MRSA §4304-4305.