Human Service Resources

Abenaki Springs

603-904-4173 Shelley Freeman

www.avanrudevelopment.com/the-residences-at-abenaki-springs/

Provides low income housing, Walpole, NH

 

Child and Family Services

(603) 518-4005 or 1-800-640-6486

https://waypointnh.org/programs/family-support-services

Monadnock Region, 29 Center St., Keene, NH 03431-3864

Provides an array of social services to strengthen family life including support groups, parenting education, adoption and foster parent services, mental health counseling, pregnancy counseling, family counseling, adolescent substance abuse treatment & therapeutic day treatment, homemaker and personal care for seniors and persons with disabilities.

 

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

(603) 352-7512 ext. 4240 or 800-529-0005 ext. 4240 and leva a voicemail

www.scshelps.org/csfp.htm

For seniors age 60 and above

 

Community Action Program (CAP) – Fuel & Electric Assistance

Southwestern Community Services, 63 Community Way, PO Box 603, Keene, NH 03431

(603) 352-7512 or 1-800-529-0005

www.scshelps.org/energyassistance.htm

Assistance with Housing, Elderly Housing, Home Weatherization & Fixit Program, NH Modular Ramps, Transportation, Employment & Training Services, Senior Centers, Meals on Wheels, Nutrition, Health, Emergency Fuel Assistance, Security Deposit, Neighbor Program (Hardship Assistance) and Electric Assistance.

 

Community Volunteer Transportation Company (CVTC)

1-877-428-2882 Ext. 5

https://www.cvtc-nh.org/

CVTC’s Volunteer Drivers provide "no-fee" transportation for people who do not have access to transportation because of age, ability, economic situation or other limiting circumstances. Our trip purposes include non-emergency medical & social service appointments, as well as trips to the grocery store and the pharmacy.

 

Division for Children, Youth & Families (DCYF)

To report child abuse or neglect, please call (800) 894-5533 (in-state) or (603) 271-6562. 

www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcyf/

This is a division of the State of New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services. DCYF manages protective programs on behalf of New Hampshire's children and youth and their families and provides a wide range of family-centered services to strengthen the family system.

 

Domestic Violence Hotline

866-644-3574

https://www.nhcadsv.org/

866-644-3574

 

Fall Mountain Food Shelf and Friendly Meals

(603) 835-2283

www.fallmountainfoodshelf.org/

Food is served at the Alstead Town Hall and distributed twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday. Pantry hours open Mon-Sat 9am-4pm.

 

Food Stamps

(603) 271-9700

www.dhhs.nh.gov/dfa/foodstamps/index.htm

Provides eligible individuals and households with benefits to buy food items at grocery stores, and other participating food retailers. The Food Stamp Program also gives recipients a chance to learn more about purchasing and preparing nutritious meals.

 

Granite State Independent Living

(603)-228-9680 or 800-826-3700

www.gsil.org/

105 Castle St., Keene, NH 03431

Tools for living life independently. Home care, disability supports, education and employment

 

Healthy Starts

1-800-541-4145 or (603)352-2253

www.hcsservices.org

312 Marlboro St., Keene, NH 03431

For pregnant women, children & families

 

Monadnock United Way

(603) 352-4209

www.muw.org

23 Center St., Keene, NH 03431-3351

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8225)

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

Neighbor Helping Neighbor

www.nhnfund.org/

If you are not eligible for fuel assistance but have an electric disconnection notice

 

New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness

Helpline 1-866-444-4211

www.home4hope.com

Resources, helpline, and legal rights for persons experiencing homelessness, including help with shelter, community resources, medical, legal and more.


New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

(603) 271-9700

www.dhhs.nh.gov/

129 Pleasant St., Concord NH 03301

Help with applying for Child Support, Food Stamps, Medicaid, and WIC.  Find your local district office. Foster or adopt a child. Report to authorities' adult abuse, child abuse, welfare fraud, domestic violence, and homelessness.

 

New Hampshire Employment Security

www.nhes.nh.gov/

To file an unemployment claim and look for employment opportunities.

 

New Hampshire Food Bank a Program of Catholic Charities NH

www.nhfoodbank.org/cheshire/

Food Pantries in Cheshire County

 

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority

(603) 472-8623 or 1-800-439-7247

32 Constitution Drive, PO Box 5087, Bedford, NH 03110

www.nhhfa.org

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. New Hampshire Housing's mission is to promote, finance and support affordable housing and related services for the people of New Hampshire.

 

New Hampshire Legal Aid

www.nhlegalaid.org/

Offers free legal help to low-income for their problems in New Hampshire. We offer information, advice, legal representation, or referral to the right source of help to those who qualify for services.

 

New Hampshire Homeless Hotline

Call 211 or 1-866-444-4211

HOIP (Homeless Outreach / Intervention Prevention Program) is designed to provide aggressive street outreach and intervention services to the unsheltered homeless throughout the state. HOIP unsheltered homeless contacts are followed up systematically to ensure the appropriate service is provided.

 

New Hampshire Partners in Health - Region 5

(603) 352-1304 Coordinator Janet O'Brien janet@mds-nh.org

https://nhpih.dartmouth.edu/index.html#Keene

121 Railroad Ave., Keene, NH 03431

Support agency for families with chronically ill children.

 

New Hampshire State Veterans Council

800-622-9230

www.nh.gov/nhveterans

Helps veterans and dependents get benefits

 

New Hampshire Vocational Rehabilitation

www.education.nh.gov/career/vocational/index.htm

to assist eligible New Hampshire citizens with disabilities secure suitable employment and financial and personal independence by providing rehabilitation services.

 

Prescription Discount Program

www.nacorx.org/

SafeLink Wireless

1-800-SafeLink (723-3546)

www.safelinkwireless.com/Enrollment/Safelink/en/Web/www/default/index.html#!/newHome

Provides cell phones at a reduced rate to eligible households

 

SCS Transportation

(603) 542-9609

www.scshelps.org/transportation.htm

Bus transportation serving Charlestown, Claremont and Newport

 

Senior Energy Assistance Program (SEAS)

Assists elderly age 60 and above who are over income under (LIHEAP) with up to $270 per household

www.payingforseniorcare.com/longtermcare/resources/liheap_financial_aid.html

Senior Living in New Hampshire

https://www.seniorlivinghelp.org/assisted-living/new-hampshire/

 

ServiceLink - Aging and Disability Resource Center

1-866-634-9412

www.servicelink.nh.gov/

Get answers about healthcare and other services for older adults, persons with disabilities and family caregivers.

 

Social Security Administration

1-888-397-9798

www.ssa.gov/

For Disability Income, Medicare, Survivors, Retirement and Supplemental Security Income.

 

Stewart Property Management

(603) 641-2163

www.stewartproperty.net/

PO Box 10540, Bedford, NH 03110

A full-service management company that manages affordable housing for seniors in Alstead, NH

 

Universal Services Administration (Lifeline Support)

www.lifelinesupport.org/ls/

Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet.

 

US Department of Veterans Affairs

www.va.gov/

 

WIC (Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Program)

1-800-942-4321

www.scshelps.org/wic.htm

2 Industrial Park Dr., Concord NH 03302

Provides nutrition education and nutritious foods to help keep pregnant women, new mothers, infants and preschool children healthy and strong.

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