Resources Available to Madison Residents

Madison has the following resources for basic necessities.  If your specific need is not included here, call the Welfare Director at 696-3971.

Assisted Living.  Contact Maine Senior Guidance for details 

Public Transportation:  The Somerset Explorer bus service is operated by KVCAP and makes stops in Madison three days a week year round and 5 days a week in the summer months.  Click here to see the schedule of stops.

American Red Cross:  Call 696-5389

Catholic Charities:  Helps with various services and needs, call 1-800-660-5231.

Emergency Assistance Program:  Run through DHS, this program is for low income households with children under the age of 21.  Contact 474-4800.

Emergency Hotline:  Call 2-1-1 or go online at and get connected to a wide range of health and social services.

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General Assistance Program

Madison residents who need assistance with basic necessities may apply for public assistance with the Town.  General Assistance hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For an appointment and application please call 696 3971 and as for the Welfare Director.