General Assistance

The municipalities of Mapleton, Castle Hill, and Chapman administers a General Assistance Program for the support of the poor.  Pursuant to Title 22 MRSA-4304, the Municipal Officers have adopted an Ordinance establishing that program.  A copy of the Municipal Ordinance is available for public inspection at the General Assistance office.  Also available for inspection is a copy of the General Assistance Statutes. 

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so at the Towns of Mapleton, Castle Hill, and Chapman General Assistance Office during the following times: Tuesday and Thursday; 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

In the event of a LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCY, occurring after normal business hours, which are Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm, applicants may contact the County Sheriff’s Department at (207) 532-3471 and ask them to contact the General Assistance Administrator, Sandra L. Fournier.

The municipality’s General Assistance administrator must issue a written decision within 24 hours of receiving an application.

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

This notice is posted pursuant to Title 22 MRSA-4304