GENERAL ASSISTANCE

General Assistance Administrator: Sandra Thompson

Phone: 663-4454   or theforksplt@myfairpoint.net

The Forks Plantation administers General Assistance for support of the poor. The plantation has established the General Assistance Program pursuant to Title 22, MSRA 4305, under Maine Municipal Guidelines for the General Assistance Program.

A copy of this is available for public inspection at the Town Office by appointment.

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so at The Forks Plantation Town Office by appointment. In an emergency, applicants may contact  General Assistance Administrator, Sandra Thompson at 663-4454. General Assistance is a program that provides basic needs for eligible applicants who cannot  provide for themselves and their families.

The plantation’s General Assistance Administrator must issue a written decision regarding eligibility to all applicants within 24 hours of receiving an application. For more specific details regarding General Assistance, the Department of Human Services toll free number is 800-442-6003.

This notice is posted pursuant to Title 22 MRSA 4034-4305.