The Town of Phippsburg has a General Assistance program for people in need.If you need help, the Town of Phippsburg is required to take your application for General Assistance.  Applications will be taken at the Town Office at the following times:


Days: Monday through Friday

Hours: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM


The Town of Phippsburg must give you a written decision within 24 hours of receiving your application for General Assistance. If the Town refuses to take your application, or if you disagree with a decision that was made or have questions, you can call the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.  Their toll-free number is 1-800-442-6003.  This phone is answered Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  If you call after 5:00 PM leave a message with a phone number.  You will be contacted the next business day.


The Town of Phippsburg has an ordinance describing the rules for its’ General Assistance program.  You can see a copy at the Phippsburg Town Office.  You can also see a copy of the State’s General Assistance law at this same place.


This notice is posted pursuant to Maine law at Title 22 MRSA § 4304-4305.