Housing & Shelter Assistance

If you are in need of immediate shelter during normal business hours 7:00am to 4:00pm, Monday - Friday, call Human Services at (603) 432-6753. There are no shelters in Derry at this time. However, this office works with homeless shelters to find space in nearby communities.

NH Homeless Helpline

After hours emergency shelter hotline, call after 4:00pm or weekends if needed.
Phone: 2-1-1
Out of state dial: 1-866-444-4211
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Day Break Shelter

75 North Parish Road
Lawrence, MA 01840
Serves men, women, no children.
Phone: (978) 975-4547

Derry Housing & Redevelopment Authority (Section 8 Only)

29 West Broadway Derry, NH. 03038-3038
Phone: (603) 434-8717

Families in Transition

Families in Transition (FIT) is a non-profit agency with locations in Manchester and Concord, New Hampshire that provides safe affordable housing to homeless individuals with or without children.
122 Market Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Serves families.
Phone: (603) 641-9441 or (866) 470-6885

Helping Hands Outreach Center

50 Lowell Street
Manchester, NH 03105
Serves men only.
Phone: (603) 623-8778

Kinsley Street Shelter

29 Kinsley Street
Nashua, NH 03060
Serves families, women.
Phone: (603) 598-2544

Lazarus House

P.O. Box 408, 48 Holly Street
Lawrence, MA 01842
Serves families, men, women.
Phone: (978) 689-8575

Maples Arms Shelter / Harbor Homes

14-1 Maple Street
Nashua, NH 03060
Serves families, men, and women, people living with mental illness and veterans, HIV/AIDS patients and family members, people overcoming substance abuse, low-income individuals and families and housebound/disabled senior citizens. Variety of residential housing programs offered with varying degrees of independence.
Phone: (603) 882-5451 or (603) 881-8436
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Mary’s House

123 West Pearl
Nashua, NH 03060
Serves women.
Phone: (603) 886-3562

Mitch’s Place

P.O. Box 568 or 127 How Street
Haverhill, MA 01831
Serves men, women, no children.
Phone: (978) 241-3431

Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter

The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter is dedicated to providing shelter and food to those in need. The overall objective of the agency is to advocate, create and operate programs and services that promote dignity and self-sufficiency for those we serve. To ensure that basic needs are addressed, they are committed to joining with others in a community-wide ethic of caring.
P.O. Box 3116, 42 Chestnut Street
Nashua, NH 03061
Serves families, men, women.
Phone: (603) 889-7770
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New Horizons for NH

For Shelter clients, many more services are available than simply a safe place to stay and meals. On site, clients have access to case management services, referral services, medical services, mental health services, substance abuse counseling, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and Narcotics Anonymous meetings.
P.O. Box 691
199 Manchester Street
Manchester, NH 03105
Serves men and women, no children.
Phone: (603) 668-1877
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NH Housing Authority

New Hampshire Housing is your Statewide Housing Resource. They promote, finance, and support affordable housing opportunities and related services for New Hampshire families and individuals, and they serve as the primary source for housing data.
32 Constitution Drive
Bedford, NH 03110
Phone: (603) 472-8623 or (800) 439-7247
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HUD / US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Manchester Field Office, 1000 Elm Street, 8th Floor
Manchester, NH 03101-1730
Hours: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Phone: (800) 439-7247 (Assisted Housing Division)
(800) 649-0470 (Mortgage Information)
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US Department of Veterans Affairs

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits, and customer satisfaction. We have reformed our department internally and are striving for high quality, prompt and seamless service to veterans. Our department's employees continue to offer their dedication and commitment to help veterans get the services they have earned. Our nation's veterans deserve no less.
Phone: (800) 892-8384 or (603) 624-4366
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