General Assistance Administrator



Local GA Administrator:        Town Manager

Address:                                 Physical Address:    14 Kents Hill Road, Wayne, ME 04284
                                                 Mailing Address:      P.O. Box 400, Wayne, ME 04284

Telephone:                             (207) 685-4983


The Town of Wayne, Maine administers, a 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 Town Office and online. Also, available for inspection is a copy of the State’s General Assistance statutes, as well as copies of the State law made available to the municipality by the Maine Department of Human Services.

Persons who wish to apply for General Assistance must contact the Wayne Town Office, 48 Pond Road, at (207) 685-4983 to arrange an appointment. Appointments are made during the following times: Day(s):  Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

If you have an after hour emergency or on the weekend, special consideration can be made by contacting the Town Manager at (207) 877-1214.

Benefits under this program are subject to strict eligibility guidelines, so financial aid is not guaranteed. The municipality’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 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.

Thank You,

General Assistance


However, if you don't qualify under the state's strict eligibility guidelines, the Town of Wayne has other resources available to assist individuals in need through the Ladd Special Fund