General Assistance

The General Assistance program provides financial assistance to Gray residents who are having difficulty meeting basic needs such as housing, utilities and food. The program is funded by local property taxes with a 50 percent reimbursement from the state. Applicants should call the Gray Town Office at 657-3339 to make an appointment.

Each town has a General Assistance Program to help people in emergencies. You may be eligible even if you work or receive other benefits such as: food stamps, veterans' benefits, or Social Security income. To request General Assistance, contact your town office. Your application must be accepted for review. You may be turned down for help if you do not meet the guidelines for the program. The application is private and confidential. If you have problems concerning General Assistance, contact:

PROP Heating Fuel Assistance         
Bureau of Family Independence 
Department of Human Services
(207) 287-2826
Toll Free 1-800-698-4959
Local/Out-of-State TTY (207) 287-6948

General Assistance Maximums