No appointments....walk ins only --- Tuesday 9-5, Wednesday 11 - 5, Thursday 9 - 5 and Friday 9-5

General Assistance ordinance is here.



The Municipality of PITTSTON administrators for the 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 Pittston Town Office.  Also available for inspection is a copy of the State’s General Assistance Statutes, as copies of the State Law are made available to the municipality, by Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services.

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance may do so at the Pittston Town Office.


You may also call the Pittston Town Office at 582-4438 and make an appointment.  Applications may be picked up anytime during regular business hours.
In an EMERGENCY, applicants may contact:
Joe Caputo                                                207-242-8240
Jane Hubert                                               207-582-3820
Jean Ambrose                                           207-582-3508

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 telephone 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


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