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

Alton

Phone: (207) 394-2601

Address: 3352 Bennoch Road

 

Bangor

Phone: (207) 992-4200

Address: 73 Harlow Street

 

Bradford

Phone: (207) 327-2121

Address: 345 E Road

 

Bradley

Phone: (207) 827-7725

Address:121 Main Street

 

Brewer

Phone: (207) 989-7560

Address: 80 North Main

 

Eddington

Phone: (207) 843-5233

Address: 906 Main Road

 

Glenburn

Phone: (207) 942-2905

Address: 144 Lakeview Road

 

Hampden

Phone: (207) 862-4500

Address: 106 Western Avenue

 

Hermon

Phone: (207) 848-1010

Address: 333 Billings Road

 

Holden

Phone: (207) 843-5151

Address: 570 Main Road

 

Kenduskeag

Phone: (207) 884-7947

Address: 4010 Broadway

 

Milford

Phone: (207) 827-2072

Address: 62 Davenport Street

 

Old Town

Phone: (207) 827-3965

Address:  265 Main Street

 

Orono

Phone: (207) 866-5055

Address: 59 Main Street

 

Orrington

Phone: (207) 825-3340

Address: 29 Center Street

 

Veazie

Phone: (207) 947-2781

Address: 1084 Main Street