Family Assistance

Click any of the following organizations for more information below:

To Apply for Benefits

New Hampshire DHHS Division of Family Assistance (DFA)

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled (APTD)
  • Aid to the Needy Blind (ANB)
  • Old Age Assistance (OAA)
  • Title XX - Childcare Assistance

3 Pine Street Extension, Suite Q
Nashua, NH 03060
Phone: (603) 883-7726 or (800) 852-0632
Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm

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Child & Family Services of NH

Child and Family Services is an independent nonprofit agency dedicated to advancing the well-being of children by providing an array of social services to strengthen family life and by promoting community commitment to the needs of children. Services offered: adoption, early childhood, teen, counseling, elder, family and in-home support.  

99 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH  03101
Phone: (800) 640-6485 or (603) 668-1920

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New Hampshire Child Care Resource & Referral Network

This network is composed of community based Child Care Resource and Referral programs.  

White Mountain Community College
2020 Riverside Drive
Berlin, NH 03570
Phone: (603) 752-1113 ext. 1462
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

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NH Head Start - State Collaboration Office New Hampshire Dept. of Health and Human Services

Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children, through the provision of health education, nutritional, social, and other services.

7 Junkins Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: (603) 431-2911

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Upper Room

A non-profit family resource center, committed to the development of strong individuals and families in our community. The Upper Room is here to help families - all families - in need of education, support, and resources to "make it" in today's world!

36 Tsienneto Road
Derry, NH 03038
Phone: (603) 437-8477

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Region 10 Community Support Services

"Our mission is to support people who have developmental disabilities or acquired brain disorders, in partnership with families and caregivers, to enhance their independence and personal growth while fostering meaningful relationships and involvement within their communities."

8 Commerce Drive Suite 801
Atkinson, NH 03811
Phone: (603) 893-1299

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Bridges: Domestic and Sexual Violence Support

Bridges is a non-profit agency dedicated to helping victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

33 East Pearl Street
Nashua, NH  03060

Will accept collect calls.
Not limited to Nashua residents.

33 East Pearl Street
Nashua, NH  03060
Phone: (603) 889-0858
24-Hour Support Hotline: (603) 883-3044

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Starting Point: Services for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence

  • 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 1(800) 336-3795. This hotline provides support and information, as well as access to an emergency shelter.
  • An Emergency Shelter is available 24 hours a days, seven days a week.
  • Support Groups, assistance with obtaining restraining orders and other court appearances.
  • Court Advocacy, in-person hospital support to victims of domestic and/or sexual violence.
  • Resource Center - offering books, videos, and information about domestic and sexual violence for victims, their families, and friends.

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Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism

Keystone Hall is the only non-medical substance abuse detoxification and assessment center in the Greater Nashua, NH area

Keystone Hall
5 Pine Street Extension
Nashua, NH 03060
Phone: (603) 883-4848

Click here to view A Family Resource Guide - Maneuvering Through The Maze. (PDF is a large file, may take time to open.)

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St. Thomas Aquinas Children's Closet

If you would like to ‘shop’ for gently used clothing for your children, the St. Thomas Children’s Closet is open: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

26 Crystal Ave
Derry, NH 03038
Phone: (603) 432-5000

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Salem Family Resources

Parenting & Play Groups. Meet other Parents & their Young Children. Stories...Fun Activities....Snack! Child Development & Parenting Information. Moms, dads, family caregivers, and their children meet with a qualified group leader once a week for fun, age-appropriate learning activities, parent support, and discussions about raising children. Groups are a perfect first learning experience for young children and the whole family! Salem Family Resources is a NH non-profit organization.

New Program Housed At:
Church of the Transfiguration
1 Hood Rd. Derry, NH

Mondays or Tuesdays 9:30am to 11:00am
Thursdays and/or Fridays may become available upon request!
Please register for one group per week

Low cost registration fee can be reduced; please ask.

Salem Family Resources - Success By 6  
Strengthening families in the Greater Salem & Derry area for over 20 years!

Phone: (603) 898-5493

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