Portsmouth

100 Campus Drive, Suite 11

Portsmouth, NH 03801

603.422.8240

Fax: 603.422.8242

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Derry

43 B Birch Street

Derry, NH 03038

Resources

This page provides contact information for helpful resources.

CRISIS CENTERS 

A Safe Place

Domestic violence crisis center offering a secure shelter and support services to those in Rockingham and Strafford counties. Offices located in Rochester, Portsmouth, and Salem.

http://asafeplacenh.org

(603) 436-4619 Office Line

(800) 854-3552 Hotline 

Sexual Assault Support Services

Sexual Assault crisis center offering support services to those in Rockingham, Strafford, and Southern York counties. Offices located in Portsmouth and Rochester.

www.sassnh.org

(603) 436-4107 Office Line

(800) 747-7070 Hotline

YWCA

Domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center offering a secure shelter and support services for those in the Manchester area. Office located in Manchester.

www.ywcanh.org

(603) 625-5785 Office Line

(603) 668-2299 Hotline

 

BASIC NEEDS

Operation Blessing 

Assists individuals in crisis situations with food, clothing, household goods, and furniture. Serves Southeastern new Hampshire and Southern Maine.

600 Lafayette Road # A

Portsmouth, NH 03801-5435

(603) 430-8561

Rockingham Community Action

Offers multiple programs for those in crisis situations such as WIC (women, infants and children), Fuel Assistance, Food Pantries, Security Deposit Loan Program and more. Offices located throughout Rockingham County.

www.rcation.org

(800) 556-9300

DFA 

Administers programs and services for eligible New Hampshire residents by providing financial, medical, food & nutritional assistance, help with child care costs and emergency help to obtain and keep safe housing. Offices located throughout the state.

http://www.dhhs.state.nh.us/dfa/apply.htm

(603) 271-4238

 

HOMELESSNESS 

 

Seacoast Interfaith Hospitality Network

Shelter for families with children under the age of eighteen.

6 Emery Lane

Stratham, NH 03885-2309

(603) 658-8448

Rockingham Community Action

Offers homelessness advocacy. Offices located throughout Rockingham County.

www.rcation.org

(800) 556-9300

Crossroads

Portsmouth homeless shelter that offers housing and support to those in Rockingham County.

www.crossroadshouse.org

(603) 436-2218

New Generation 

A temporary residential home in Greenland for pregnant women.

www.newgennh.org

(603) 436-4989

Child and Family Services 

Offers housing assistance, rapid re-housing, and rent support to young adults working toward independence. Offices located in Derry, Exeter, and Portsmouth.

www.csfnh.org

(800) 640-9026

 

TRANSPORTATION 

TASC- Transportation Assistance for Seacoast Citizens 

Provides transportation to dependent individuals in Rockingham County who live independently at home but want to stay connect with the community. Please call one week in advance to schedule a ride.

http://www.tasc-rides.org/

(603) 926-9026

Bonnie Clac/More than Wheels 

Helps people get the best deal on a reliable and fuel-efficient car. Also provides financial education.

http://www.bonnieclac.org/

(866) 455-2522

 

MENTAL HEALTH  

Seacoast Mental Health

Coastal Rockingham County’s community mental health agency that provides counseling, medication management, case management, emergency services and community support.

http://www.smhc-nh.org/

(603) 431-6703 Portsmouth Office

(603) 772-2710 Exeter Office

Center for Life Management 

Interior Rockingham County’s community mental health agency that provides counseling, medication management, case management and community support.

http://www.centerforlifemanagement.org/

(603) 434-1577 Derry Office

(603) 893-3548 Salem Office

(603) 434-1577 Hampstead Office

Child and Family Services

Provides therapeutic counseling services for children, youth, adults, couples and families. Sliding scale/reduced fee rates available. Offices located in Derry, Exeter and Portsmouth.

http://www.cfsnh.org/

(603) 640-6486

NH Catholic Charities

Offers reduced fee and Pro Bono (free) counseling services. Offices in Manchester and Salem.

http://www.nh-cc.org/

(603) 669-3030

UNH Marriage and Family Therapy Center

Provides assistance to individuals, couples and families experiencing a wide range of personal or relationship problems. Sliding scale/reduced fee rates available. Office located in Durham.

http://www.chhs.unh.edu/fs/mtf_whoweserve.html

(603) 862-2134

 

HEALTH AND WELLNESS  

Families First 

Offers primary health care and dental care to low income families. Located in Portsmouth.

http://www.familiesfirstseacoast.org/

(603) 422-8208

SeaCare 

Provides assistance to Seacoast residents who cannot afford health insurance.

http://www.seacarehealthservices.org/

(603) 772-8119

Feminist Health Care 

Offers well-women visits, abortion services, HIV/STD testing, primary care services to men and women. Located in Greenland.

http://www.fhc-p.org/

(603) 436-7588

AIDS Response Seacoast 

Provides education, direct assistance and advocacy to people and communities affected by HIV/Aids. Located in Portsmouth.

http://aidsresponse.org/

(603) 433-5377

Options for Women 

No cost pregnancy-related services including ultrasounds, education and advocacy.

http://www.optionsforwomen.org/

Planned Parenthood

 

http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ppne/

 
 
 

 

 

ADOLESCENT SERVICES 

Community Diversion Project 

Alternative to court involvement: Conflict resolution, drug education and mental health assessments for adolescents. Located in Greenland.

http://www.communitydiversion.org/

The Upper Room 

Offers the Greater Derry Community Diversion program that empowers youth to make responsible decision by offering an alternative to court intervention while holding them accountable for their actions. Also offers an education program to stop shoplifting behaviors. Located in Derry.

http://www.urteachers.org/

(603) 437-8477

Family mediation and Juvenile Services 

Resources for youth and families in order to reduce delinquency and out of home placements, and to empower them as individuals, family members and citizens of the community. Located in Atkinson.

http://www.fmjs.org/

(603) 362-9957

New Heights

Self-esteem enhancing programs that help youths make healthy choices and grow up strong and healthy. Located in Portsmouth.

www.newheightsonline.org

(603) 422-8235

New Outlook Teen Center 

After school and summer adventure program for middle and high school aged children. Located in Exeter.

www.newoutlookteencenter.org

(603) 778-3933

 

PARENTING PROGRAMS 

The Upper Room

Offers parenting classes, support groups, referrals to community resources, community outreach and GED classes. Located in Derry.

http://www,urteachers.org/

(603) 437-8477

Families First

Offers a variety of parenting classes and support groups as well as teen programs. Located in Portsmouth with classes offered throughout coastal Rockingham County.

http://familiesfirstseacoast.org/

(603) 422-8208

 

LEGAL SERVICES 

New Hampshire Legal Aid (includes LARC, Pro Bono Program, and NH Legal Assistance)

 

http://www.nhlegalaid.org/

LARC (Legal Advice and Referrals Center)

Provides free legal service to eligible, low-income people anywhere in NH. Office located in Concord.

http://www.nhlegalaid.org/LARC

(800) 639-5290

Pro Bono Program

Coordinates volunteer attorneys to help low-income individuals with non-criminal legal problems and needs.

http://www.nhlegalaid.org/PBG

(603) 224-6942

NH Legal Assistance

Offers legal services in civil matters to seniors and eligible low-income individuals.

http://www.nhlegalaid.org/NHLA

(800) 334-3135 Portsmouth Office

(800) 562-3174 Manchester Office

 

OFFENDER SERVICES 

Ending the Violence

Several educational groups for perpetrators of domestic or sexual violence.

www.endingtheviolence.info/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

To report suspected child abuse or neglect in New Hampshire, call 1-800-894-5533

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