Holiday Assistance

Holiday Food Basket Program

To request a food basket please complete this form, or call (207) 985-2102, ext. 1606.  

Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets are available upon request, a partnership between the Town and COS of the Kennebunks. Requests are taken in early November for one or both holiday baskets.  

Thanksgiving Dinner

Project Pilgrim is an annual complimentary Thanksgiving Day dinner prepared and served by volunteers with Community Harvest at St. Martha’s Church in Kennebunk from 12-1:30 p.m. Volunteers welcome hundreds of guests each year and also offer take out meals and make deliveries to home bound individuals. Reservations are taken each year in early November for a meal. Please contact Community Harvest at (207) 967-1911 or sign up online for a take out meal or a home delivery of a cooked meal

Each year the West Kennebunk Village Committee also hosts a free Thanksgiving Day meal from 12:00-2:00 p.m., held at the Dorothy Stevens Community Center. Details are posted on our website in early November each year.  

Christmas Dinner

The Noel Dinner is an annual complimentary Christmas Day dinner prepared and served at St. Martha’s Church in Kennebunk at 1:00 p.m. This festive celebration features a delicious meal and holiday entertainment. Reservations are taken in early December for a meal. Please contact Community Harvest at (207) 967-1911 or sign up online for a take out meal or a home delivery of a cooked meal

Secret Santa

Secret Santa provides Christmas gifts to children living in Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel whose families need help doing so. Interested families may apply online beginning in mid-October each year or may pick up a paper application at the Town offices. Please call (207) 985-2102 option 3 with any questions. All requests are strictly confidential.

Elder Elves

The Senior Center at Lower Village provides generous gift bags full of wrapped Christmas gifts and surprises for home bound seniors or those without family nearby in Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel. FMI, contact the Kennebunk Town Office at (207) 985-2102, option 3.
  1. Social Services

    Physical Address
    Kennebunk Town Hall, Second Floor
    1 Summer St.
    Kennebunk, ME 04043

    Phone: (207) 985-2102, option 3
    Fax: (207) 985-4609

    Office Hours
    The Town Hall is open M-F, 8AM-4:30PM, and closed between 12:00PM-1:15PM. 
    Applications for General Assistance are taken by appointment only.