General Assistance

  General Assistance Administrator: Nancy Troeger   Phone: (207)868-2886   Emergency: (207)498-0499   Email

General Assistance is a program administered by a municipality for the immediate aid of persons who are unable to provide the basic necessities essential to maintain themselves or their families. The program is a division of the Department of Health and Human Services and is mandated by State Statutes and Municipal Ordinances, which are on file at the General Assistance Office. Maximum levels of assistance are established for determination of eligibility.

  • General Assistance Ordinance
  • General Assistance Notice
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    Our Town...

    The Greater Van Buren Area is your "Gateway to the St. John Valley & Canada." Traveling North on US. Route 1, this southernmost part of the St. John Valley welcomes you with its panoramic views of rolling hills and mother nature at her best!


    Town of Van Buren
    51 Main St. Suite 101
    Van Buren, ME. 04785

    Phone: (207) 868-2886
    Fax: (207) 868-2222