Holiday Assistance

Holiday Food Basket Program


  • To request Holiday food baskets and/or Christmas assistance please complete this form or call (207) 985-2102 x1394. The form has questions pertaining to Holiday Food Baskets, Christmas gift assistance and live Christmas tree assistance.  
  • Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets are available upon request, through a partnership between the Town and COS of the Kennebunks. Individuals and families in our community can request these food baskets that gives you the ability to cook a full holiday meal at home.

Thanksgiving Dinner Options


  • Project Pilgrim is an annual complimentary Thanksgiving Day dinner hosted by Community Harvest. In years past, this offered an opportunity for community members to come together to share food and company at St. Martha's Church. Due to the on-going COVID-19 Pandemic, Community Harvest is offering curbside pick-up and delivery options only rather than hosting a sit-down meal in the community.  Please complete this form or call Community Harvest at (207) 967-1911.
  • The West Kennebunk Village Committee will be hosting a free Thanksgiving Day meal from 12PM - 2PM at the Dorothy Stevens Community Center. Hot meals will be provided by curbside (to go) or delivery (with pre-order).  Delivery requests must be made by November 18 by calling Barbara at 604-2577.  

Christmas Dinner Options


  •  The Noel Dinner is an annual complimentary Christmas Day dinner hosted by Community Harvest. In years past, this offered an opportunity for community members to come together at St. Martha's Church. The details of The Noel Dinner are still being finalized but you can certainly view updates on Community Harvest's website or call Community Harvest at (207) 967-1911.

Secret Santa


  • Secret Santa provides Christmas gifts to children living in Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel whose families need help doing so. 
  • The online application has been closed but interested families may pick up a paper application at the Town offices or call (207) 985-2102 x1394. 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 x1394.
  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.