Human Services - General Assistance

General Assistance/ Human Services

Jean Jacobs
924-7351 ext.17
After hours emergency: (207) 270-1455

The Human Services/General Assistance (GA) office is available {preferably by appointment} to assist local residents locate and possibly apply for resources.

General assistance can help, if eligible, with rent, electric, heat, food, and/or household supplies.




Eligibility guidelines, application, required documents, forms, and requirements are listed below:

(Please contact the office for these documents)

AmeriCorps Employment Opportunities 


Food Cupboard/Clothes Closet

Jean Jacobs
924-7351 ext.17
M, T, Th, and F  8:30AM - 1:00PM

Dexter Community Food Cupboard Card

Please bring proof of income for all household members and either a rental lease, mortgage statement, or a completed rental verification form with you to your appointment.

Clothes Closet 

The Clothes Closet is open to everyone and we have a large variety of clothes, toys, household items, baby items and shoes/boots. Donations of clothes, toys, shoes/boots, bedding, and household items are accepted. All we ask is the items be clean and stain free.

Open Mondays and Thursdays 8:30am-3pm

Christmas For Kids 2021 Information

Christmas for Kids Application