General Assistance

The Town of Cumberland administers a Welfare/General Assistance program that provides confidential financial assistance to residents who are having difficulty meeting basic needs for housing,utilities and food. The program is funded by local property taxes with a 50% reimbursement from the state.

Office Hours:
Wednesdays:
May – October: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
November – April: 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Appointments are necessary. To request an appointment, please contact Debbie Flanigan at 829-5559.

General Assistance Notice