General Assistance

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                                         General Assistance Public Notice

The municipality of Highland Plantation Administers a General Assistance Program for the support of the poor. Pursuant to Title 22 MRSA 4035, the municipal officers have adopted an ordinance establishing that program. A copy of this ordinance and pertinent statutes are available for public inspection at the Town Office and/or home of the G.A. Administrator at 2061 Long Falls Dam Road


Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so by calling

Lois Bousquet  207-628-2834, Mon. - Wed.   9:00am - 11:00am


In an emergency, applicants may contact Patricia Dunphy, Town Clerk,

at 207-628-2324


The municipality's General Administrator must issue a written decision regarding eligibility to all applicants within 24 hours of receiving an application.


The Department of Health and Human Services toll-free number to call with questions regarding the General Assistance Program or to report alleged violations

is 1-800-442-6003.


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