General Assistance

General Assistance Ordinance:

You can view the City of Bath's General Assistance Ordinance by clicking here. 

Contact Information:

General Assistance meetings are by appointment only.
(207) 443-8335 - Please call leave a message with your name and a phone number where we can reach you.
Fax (207) 443-8337
55 Front Street
Bath, ME 04530

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
GA staff checks voicemail Tuesdays and Thursdays and will return calls on those days after meeting with customers.

If this is an emergency outside of GA office hours, please call the Bath PD department at (207) 443-5563.

General Assistance allows heating assistance during the months of September-May of each year. Anyone wishing to receive heating assistance through general assistance must call (207) 443-8335 in advance and schedule an appointment with the administrator. Please note that residents must make an appointment and qualify for general assistance to receive fuel during heating season. Appointments are scheduled only during hours listed above.

For additional assistance and resources, please contact 211.

General Information
Phone Numbers
Fax: 207-443-8333
Emergencies: Dial 911
55 Front Street

Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM - 12:00PM, 1:00PM - 5:30 PM