General Assistance

The municipality of Boothbay administers a General Assistance program for the support of the poor. Pursuant to Title 22 MRSA section 4305, the municipal officers adopt an ordinance establishing that program in October of each year.  A copy of this ordinance and relevant statutes is available for public inspection at the Town Office.

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so at the Town Office during the following times:                        

Town of Boothbay  207-633-2051

Days: Monday – Thursday

Hours: 9:00am – 3:00pm

In an emergency, applicants may contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office: 882-7332.

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

The Department of Human Services toll-free telephone number for questions regarding General Assistance is: 1-800-442-6003

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

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Tracey Hodgdon Hyson (207) 633-2051 ext 13