Emergency Assistance

1 (888) 477-2263

1066 Kenduskeag Avenue, Bangor, ME, United States

Services:  Maine Catholic Charities offers many programs that provide emergency services. Emergency housing, rent, and eviction prevention may be offered from PATH, a program of the Catholic Charities. The website has information on, and can refer clients to, food pantries and soup kitchens for free groceries and hot meals. Other services include assistance for immigrants and refugees and funds for heating bills and basic needs such as clothing.

see the list of towns below

Services: Each town has a General Assistance Program to help people who are undergoing emergencies. The application is private and confidential. The service is administered by each town for the immediate aid of people who are unable to provide basic necessities essential to maintain themselves and their families. The program provides a specific amount and type of aid for defined needs during a limited time period and is not intended to be a continuing welfare program. Contact your town office or city hall (phone numbers below) to learn more about the General Assistance program.In case of problems, contact the Office of Family Independence, Department of Health and Human Services, 19 Union Street, Augusta, 04333, (207) 624-4168 or 1 (800) 442-6003.


List of Town Offices with Contact Information


Phone: (207) 394-2601

Address: 3352 Bennoch Road



Phone: (207) 992-4200

Address: 73 Harlow Street



Phone: (207) 327-2121

Address: 345 E Road



Phone: (207) 827-7725

Address:121 Main Street



Phone: (207) 989-7560

Address: 80 North Main



Phone: (207) 843-5233

Address: 906 Main Road



Phone: (207) 942-2905

Address: 144 Lakeview Road



Phone: (207) 862-4500

Address: 106 Western Avenue



Phone: (207) 848-1010

Address: 333 Billings Road



Phone: (207) 843-5151

Address: 570 Main Road



Phone: (207) 884-7947

Address: 4010 Broadway



Phone: (207) 827-2072

Address: 62 Davenport Street


Old Town

Phone: (207) 827-3965

Address:  265 Main Street



Phone: (207) 866-5055

Address: 59 Main Street



Phone: (207) 825-3340

Address: 29 Center Street



Phone: (207) 947-2781

Address: 1084 Main Street