General Assistance

The municipality of Albion Administers a General Assistance program for the support of the poor.  Pursuant to Title 22 MSRA 4305, the municipal officers have adopted an ordinance establishing that program.  A copy of this ordinance and relevant statues is available for public inspection at the Town Office and/or during regular office hours.

General Assistance helps individuals and families to meet their basic needs. This may include help paying for:

  • Household or personal supplies (toiletries, cleaning supplies)

  • Food

  • Housing (e.g., mortgage, rent, room rent, temporary housing)

  • Fuel & utilities

  • Medical, dental, prescriptions, medical supplies/equipment

  • Burial costs

Who is eligible?

You may be eligible for General Assistance if you do not have the income or resources to meet your own basic needs.

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so by appointment at the Albion Town Office during the following times.

Monday 12:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Tuesday 9:00 - 4:00 P.M.
Thursday 12:00 - 6:00 P.M.

In an emergency, applicants may contact:
Mike Gardner (207) 877-4993
Jason Dow (207) 314-3123
Paul Flynn (207)314-5525

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

If eligible, assistance is provided in the form of a voucher payment to the vendor. 

The Department of Human Services toll-free telephone number to call with a question regarding General Assistance Program is 1-800-442-6003.

This notice is pursuant to title 22 4304-4305

To apply for General Assistance, please click the link below.  Please provide supporting documents when submitting the application to the Board of Selectmen.

General Assistance Application.

Town Office

Town of Albion
22 Main Street
Albion, ME 04910

(207) 437-2900
(207) 437-2903 Fax


Monday 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Tuesday 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Wednesday 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Thursday 12:00PM to 6:00PM


Saturday CLOSED


*NO new registrations will be processed 15 minutes prior to closing.  This includes vehicles, trailers, ATV, snowmobiles and boats.

*Town Office is CLOSED on all State Observed Holidays and for ALL state and federal elections.

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