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Many things impact our health, including where we live, learn, work and play. For example, having stable housing and access to healthy food makes a difference in our health. Many of the organizations listed in this guide also offer services to help people with housing, food, employment, education, finance, social services and others. We hope this guide will help you find the services that help you and your family get and stay healthy.

Housing & Shelter
HARBOR HOMES VETERANS FIRST
Veterans’ transitional and permanent supportive housing; homeless veterans’ reintegration program. Manchester transitional housing facility has 26 one
and two-bedroom apartments.
335 Somerville Street,
Manchester, NH 03103
(local transitional housing)
603-882-3616
harborhomes.org


MANCHESTER HOMELESS ASSISTANCE LINE
Do you need emergency shelter? This helpline can connect you to services throughout the community.1-877-606-5173


NEW HORIZONS FOR NH HOMELESS SHELTER
New Horizons provides primary medical care, addiction counseling, mental healthcare, dental care, eye care and specialty care as well as mental health services.
199 Manchester Street,
Manchester, NH 03103
603-668-1877
newhorizonsfornh.org


SOUTHERN NH SERVICES (SNHS)
Provides low-income assistance for: child development; workforce development; health, food and nutrition programs;  energy programs; community and multi-cultural programs. Provides housing and
homelessness programs.
40 Pine Street,
Manchester, NH 03103
800-322-1073 or 603-668-8010
snhs.org

Food

 

THE BHUTANESE COMMUNITY OF NH
Nutrition education program for food resource management, physical activity and food safety education.
Concord Address:                           Manchester Address:
90 Airport Road,                              510 Chestnut Street,
Concord, NH 03301                        Manchester, NH 03101
603-935-9620
bhutanesecommunitynh.org                                        


CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES
Food resources available through the teen drop in center for homeless youth.
464 Chestnut Street,
Manchester, NH 03105
603-518-4000
www.cfsnh.org


MANCHESTER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
Food pantry at CHS, clothing/diapers/shoes
145 Hollis Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
603-626-9500
www.mchc-nh.org


MANCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT
www.MySchoolBucks.com is a free service that offers meal account balances and meal participation history on line; Free and reduced Lunch program available for eligible students
195 McGregor Street #201
Manchester, NH 03102
603-624-6300
www.mansd.org


NEW HORIZONS FOR NH
Food pantry provides groceries to families/individuals in Manchester; Soup Kitchen serves daily breakfast for shelter guests and complete dinners on weekdays for seniors, individuals, children and their families
199 Manchester Street,
Manchester, NH 03103
603-668-1877
newhorizonsnh.org


SOUTHERN NH SERVICES
Hosts the WIC program, Commodity Supplemental Food Program for the elderly, Emergency Food Assistance Program, Seniors Farmers Market Program, Community Gardens, Emergency food pantries, summer food service program & Holiday programs
40 Pine Street,
Manchester, NH 03103
603-668-8010
www.snhs.org


MEALS ON WHEELS
Provides hot lunches to elderly and home bound residents. Provide daily contact and safety checks
323 Franklin Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
603-669-1699 or meals@sjcsinc.org
mealsonwheelsnh.org

Employment

THE BHUTANESE COMMUNITY OF NH
Job coaching and job placement, employment counseling and assistance
Concord Address:                           Manchester Address:
90 Airport Road,                              510 Chestnut Street,
Concord, NH 03301                        Manchester, NH 03101
603-935-9620
bhutanesecommunitynh.org     


EASTER SEALS NH
Provide GED, HISET classes. Provides job placement and training for individuals with disabilities.
555 Auburn Street,
Manchester, NH 03103
603-623-8863
www.easterseals.com/nh/our-programs


FAMILIES IN TRANSITION
Employment search advocacy.
122 Market Street, 
Manchester, NH 03101
603-641-9441 or info@fitnh.org
www.fitnh.org


THE MOORE CENTER
Employment services provided to adults with disabilities include: career development, job development, and customized employment with job supports.
195 McGregor Street #400, 
Manchester, NH 03101
603-206-2700
www.moorecenter.org

Education

THE BHUTANESE COMMUNITY OF NH
ESL classes: three classes including one on the weekends. After school program: homework help with children 6-13. Youth council for youth. Provide ASL classes for deaf/hard of hearing clients in the Bhutanese community.
Concord Address:                           Manchester Address:
90 Airport Road,                              510 Chestnut Street,
Concord, NH 03301                        Manchester, NH 03101
603-935-9620
bhutanesecommunitynh.org   


FAMILIES IN TRANSITION
Preschool services for homeless children- offered at the Family Center.
122 Market Street, 
Manchester, NH 03101
603-641-9441   
www.fitnh.org


MANCHESTER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
GED prep, US immigration test prep/Family Literacy program
145 Hollis Street, 
Manchester, NH 03101
603-626-9500
www.mchc-nh.org


MANCHESTER HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Provides health orientation classes and community presentations for New Americans/Refugees/Immigrants
1528 Elm Street, 
Manchester NH, 03101
603-624-6466
www.manchesternh.gov/Departments/Health

Finance

HEALTHCARE FOR THE HOMELESS
Provide supports and assistance with enrolling with Medicaid, Food stamps
199 Manchester Street, 
Manchester, NH 03103
603-663-8716
www.catholicmedicalcenter.org/community-health/healthcare-for-homeless.aspx

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
Medicaid enrollment, Case managers available to assist patients/families with signing up for any public benefits necessary. 
145 Hollis Street, 
Manchester, NH 03101
603-626-9500
www.mchc-nh.org


FEDCAP/GRANITE PATHWAYS
Assistance towards these services provided through the Seacoast Pathways day program.
10 Ferry Street Suite 308,
Concord, NH 03301
info@granitepathways.org
www.granitepathwaysnh.org

Social Services

THE BHUTANESE COMMUNITY OF NH
Women’s engagement program: home visiting, counseling and daily case management. Legal assistance program; helping clients receive legal advice and has an attorney to help with filings. Senior citizen engagement program (case management, socialization, community activities)
Concord Address:                           Manchester Address:
90 Airport Road,                              510 Chestnut Street,
Concord, NH 03301                        Manchester, NH 03101
603-935-9620
bhutanesecommunitynh.org 


CATHOLIC MEDICAL CENTER
Social workers are available through the departments to assist with community resources and case management.
100 McGregor Street, 
Manchester, NH 03102
603-668-3545   
www.catholicmedicalcenter.org


CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES
Home visiting for prenatal, elderly populations (support with independent living, home-making). Home-based intensive services. Teen resource center, specializing in homeless and runaway youth (providing case management, referrals, information). School based assistance (life skills training, violence prevention, supportive counseling)
464 Chestnut Street, 
Manchester, NH 03105 
603-518-4000
www.cfsnh.org


CROTCHED MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CARE
Senior citizens receive care management in home; connect clients to community resources so they can continue to live independently.
1 Verney Drive, 
Greenfield, NH 03047
603-547-3311
www.crotchedmountain.org


DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK – MANCHESTER
Support services available with nurse care coordination, as well as social workers to help connect patients to resources, as well as plan for safe discharges (main office is in Lebanon, NH but nurses/social workers assist at all sites)
100 Hitchcock Way, 
Manchester, NH 03104 
603-695-2500
www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org


EASTER SEALS NH
Specializing in Autism services (care coordination), Early support and educational services for children (developmental screenings, resource coordination, care management), dental services (variety of dental services for adults and children), senior services (day programs, independent living support services, home visiting) military/veteran services (care coordination, veterans count) workforce development, child development (educational programming ages 6 weeks to 5 years old), and camps/recreation services (for clients with disabilities), transportation services (special transit services for elderly)
555 Auburn Street,
Manchester, NH 03103
603-623-8863
www.easterseals.com/nh/our-programs


FAMILIES IN TRANSITION
Case management services for most of the programs.
122 Market Street, 
Manchester, NH 03101
603-641-9441 or info@fitnh.org
www.fitnh.org


HEALTHCARE FOR THE HOMELESS
Social worker on staff.
199 Manchester Street, 
Manchester, NH 03103
603-663-8716
www.catholicmedicalcenter.org/community-health/healthcare-for-homeless.aspx

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
Case management at all locations. NH Medical-Legal partnerships offering assistance with legal issues relative to housing, education/special ed./public benefits. Medical services offered to uninsured patients.
145 Hollis Street, 
Manchester, NH 03101
603-626-9500
www.mchc-nh.org


UPPER ROOM
Advocacy services available
36 Tsienneto Road, 
Derry, NH 03038
603-437-8477
www.urteachers.org


FEDCAP/GRANITE PATHWAYS
Support services available at Seacoast Pathways Day program
10 Ferry Street Suite 308, 
Concord, NH 03301
info@granitepathways.org
www.granitepathwaysnh.org


PARKLAND MEDICAL CENTER
Case management available.
1 Parkland Drive, 
Derry, NH 03038
603-432-1500
www.parklandmedicalcenter.com


MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OF GREATER MANCHESTER
IN and OP case management services provided.
401 Cypress Street, 2 Wall Street, 1555 Elm Street, 
Manchester, NH 03103 
603-668-4111
www.mhcgm.org

Services for Friends & Family

AL-ANON
Peer support for friends and family who have a relationship with an alcoholic. See website for several locations.
603-369-6930
nhal-anon.org


ALATEEN
Peer support for teens ages 12-19 who have a relationship with an alcoholic.
St. Raphael’s Church
100 Ferry Street, 
Manchester, NH 03102
603-369-6930
alateen.org


NH CHILDREN’S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVE
Parent support groups for parents of children, teens, and young adults substance abusing, in treatment, homeless, incarcerated or in recovery.
10 Ferry Street, Suite 308,
Concord, NH 03301
nh4youth.org


FAMILIES ADVOCATING SUBSTANCE
TREATMENT, EDUCATION AND
RECOVERY (FASTER)
Support group for parents of children addicted to substances. Meets every Tuesday at 6pm.
464 Chestnut Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
603-668-4859 fasternewhampshire@gmail.com
cfsnh.org


GRANITE STATE AREA NARCOTICS
ANONYMOUS
Peer support for friends and family of addicts
888-624-3578
gsana.org


GRANDPARENTS SUPPORT GROUP
GrandParents Support Group – support for grandparents raising their grandchildren. Meets 2nd Friday of each month 10:30am-noon.
464 Chestnut Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
603-851-1087 or michael674@comcast.net
cfsnh.org


GRIEF RECOVERY AFTER SUBSTANCE ABUSE PASSING (GRASP)
Support Group for those who have lost someone to substance use – meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at Child & Family Services from 6-7:30 pm.
464 Chestnut Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
603-325-5211
cfsnh.org

Other Resources Statewide
CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE
A resource that provides technical assistance, disseminates data and information, and promotes knowledge transfer in support of communities,
practitioners, policymakers, and other stakeholders working to address alcohol and other drug misuse and related consequences throughout New Hampshire.
(also manage http://nhtreatment.org/).
501 South Street 2nd Floor
Bow, NH 03304
nhcenterforexcellence.org


CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is a regional organization serving the city of Manchester and the surrounding communities of Auburn, Bedford, Candia, Derry, Goffstown, Hooksett, Litchfield, Londonderry, and Merrimack.
manchester-chamber.org


FAMILIES SHARING WITHOUT SHAME
A meeting place for parents who have a child or children who are or have misused drugs and/or alcohol. Safe space, no guilt, no shame, no blame, just compassion and understanding.
Meets on Sunday mornings 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Farnum Center
140 Queen City Ave,
Manchester, NH 03103
603-568-0533
families-sharing-without-shame.com


FEDCAP
Each year, Fedcap offers an array of services through its four practice areas of Education, Workforce Development, Occupational Health, and Economic Development—helping more than 80,000 individuals graduate from high school, obtain vocational certification or a college degree, become work ready, obtain meaningful employment and achieve economic well-being.
fedcap.org


GRANITE UNITED WAY
Community Impact Committee volunteers in this region have targeted investments in the areas of literacy, financial stability and mental health & the prevention of substance misuse. (also manage 211 hotline).
22 Concord Street, Floor 2,
Manchester, NH 03101
603-625-6939
graniteuw.org


GREATER MANCHESTER CLERGY
ASSOCIATION
Interfaith pastoral counseling and recovery supports.
blessedsacramentnh.org


JOB CORPS
New Hampshire Job Corps center is a residential career technical training center provided at no cost to eligible 16-24 year olds. Job Corps provides academic education, training in the
most in-demand fields in the state, industry recognized certifications, and all the tools and support needed to become employable, independent and successful.
newhampshire.jobcorps.gov


MANCHESTER TRANSIT AUTHORITY
Transportation to locations across Manchester. Partner with many agencies across the city to best serve residents.
110 Elm Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
603-623-8801
mtabus.org


MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES
MCPHS University prepares students for successful careers in healthcare through excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, professional service, and community engagement.
1260 Elm Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
603-314-0210
mcphs.edu


NEW FUTURES
Nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates, educates and collaborates to prevent and reduce alcohol and other drug problems in New Hampshire.
10 Ferry Street, Suite 307,
Concord, NH 03301
603-225-9540
new-futures.org


NH BUREAU OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICES
State agency working to significantly reduce alcohol and other drug misuse and its social, health, and behavioral consequences for the citizens of New
Hampshire. Effective and coordinated prevention and treatment services are ensured through public policy and resource development, education, and
supporting initiatives.
dhhs.nh.gov


NH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Investing charitable assets; connecting donors with effective organizations, ideas and people; leading and collaborating on important public issues.
nhcf.org


NH PROVIDERS ASSOCIATION
Represents its members in advancing substance use prevention, treatment and recovery through public policy, leadership, professional development,
and quality member services.
10 Ferry Street Suite 308,
Concord NH 03301
603-225-9540 ext 113
nhproviders.org


THE GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION AND TREATMENT
Created by the New Hampshire Legislature in 2000 to advise the Governor regarding the delivery of effective and coordinated alcohol and drug abuse prevention, intervention and treatment services throughout New Hampshire.
dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bdas


CARROLL COUNTY NH TREATMENT GUIDE

http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/415484/MH148_TreatmentBooklet.pdf?t=1475846164075

Other Resource Guides
REDBRICK GUIDE
For parents of children in Manchester schools
redbrickguides.org
UNEMPLOYMENT GUIDE TO
COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Unemployment help including Food Stamps, Food
Pantries, WIC, Fuel Assistance and more
manchesternh.gov/health/2012UnemploymentGuidetoCommunityResources.pdf