The Town of Anson administers a General Assistance Program for the support of the poor. Pursuant to Title 22 MRSA 4305, the municipal officers have adopted an ordinance establishing that program. A copy of this Ordinance is available for Public Inspection at the Town Office. Also available for inspection is a copy of the State’s General Assistant statues, as copies of the State’s Law are made available to the municipality by the Maine Department of Human Services.

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so at the Anson Town Office located at 5 Kennebec Street on the following days:

Monday Thru Thursday 8:00Am to 3:00PM

If you are not able to make your appointment, please contact the Town office and ask to speak to Welfare Director Tammy Murray 207-696-3979.

in an emergency after hours please contact to Somerset Sherriff’s Department at 207-474-6386. The department will reach out to the General Assistance Administrator.

The Municipalities General Assistance administrator must issue a written decision regarding eligibility to all applicants within 24 hours of receiving an application.

Department of Human Services Toll-Free number to call with a question regarding the General Assistance Program is 1-800-442-6003.

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