General Assistance

The General Assistance Program provides assistance to Palermo residents for basic necessities during an emergency situation. Basic necessities include, but are not limited to medication, fuel, rent, food, personal hygiene and electricity. The General Assistance Program is administered under the State of Maine’s DHHS guidelines

General Assistance Administrators

Darryl McKenney


Judith Van Norman


Anna Pollard


If you wish to receive general assistance, you must fill out an application and schedule an appointment with the GA Administrators.

Below, you will find the GA Eligibility & Interview information and the application. These documents are also available at the town office.

Eligibility & Interview.docx
General Assistance Application.PDF