• RESOURCES

CRISIS CENTERS

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

havennh.org
(603) 436-4107 Office Line
(603) 994-SAFE (7233) Hotline

BRIDGESSexual Assault crisis center offering support services to those in the Salem area.

bridgesnh.org
(603) 883-3044 Hotline

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

ywcanh.org
(603) 625-5785 Office Line
(603) 668-2299 Hotline

BASIC NEEDS

OPERATION BLESSINGAssists 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 ACTIONOffers 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.

rcation.org
(800) 556-9300

DFAAdministers 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.

dhhs.state.nh.us
(603) 271-4238

HOMELESSNESS

SEACOAST FAMILY PROMISEShelter for families with children under the age of eighteen.

6 Emery Lane
Stratham, NH 03885-2309
(603) 658-8448

ROCKINGHAM COMMUNITY ACTIONOffers homelessness advocacy. Offices located throughout Rockingham County.

rcation.org
(800) 556-9300

NEW GENERATIONA temporary residential home in Greenland for pregnant women.

newgennh.org
(603) 436-4989

CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICESOffers 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) 640-6486

TRANSPORTATION

TASC – Transportation Assistance for Seacoast CitizensProvides transportation to dependent individuals in Rockingham County who live independently at home but want to stay connected with the community. Please call one week in advance to schedule a ride.

tasc-rides.org

(603) 926-9026

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

morethanwheels.org
(866) 455-2522

MENTAL HEALTH

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

smhc-nh.org/
(603) 431-6703 Portsmouth Office
(603) 772-2710 Exeter Office

CENTER FOR LIFE MANAGEMENTInterior Rockingham County’s community mental health agency that provides counseling, medication management, case management and community support.


centerforlifemanagement.org

(603) 434-1577 Derry & Salem Offices

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

cfsnh.org
(603) 640-6486

NH CATHOLIC CHARITIESOffers reduced fee and Pro Bono (free) counseling services. Offices in Manchester and Salem.

cc-nh.org
(603) 669-3030

UNH MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY CENTERProvides 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.

unh.edu/marriage-and-family-therapy-center
(603) 862-2134

HEALTH & WELLNESS

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

familiesfirstseacoast.org/
(603) 422-8208

WELL SENSEProvides assistance to NH residents who qualify for Medicaid, access quality care.

wellsense.org
(877) 492-6965

JOAN G. LOVERING HEALTH CENTEROffers well-women visits, abortion services, HIV/STD testing, primary care services to men and women. Located in Greenland.

joangloveringhealthcenter.org/choice
(603) 436-7588

AIDS RESPONSE SEACOASTProvides education, direct assistance and advocacy to people and communities affected by HIV/AIDS. Located in Portsmouth.

aidsresponse.org
(603) 433-5377

OPTIONS FOR WOMENNo cost pregnancy-related services including ultrasounds, education and advocacy.

optionsforwomen.org

PLANNED PARENTHOODplannedparenthood.org

ADOLESCENT SERVICES

DIVERSION PROGRAMSAlternative dispute resolution programs for children.

dhhs.nh.gov

THE UPPER ROOMOffers 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.

urteachers.org
(603) 437-8477

FAMILY MEDIATION AND JUVENILE SERVICESResources 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.

fmjs.org
(603) 362-9957

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

newheightsonline.org
(603) 422-8235 Portsmouth & Exeter

PARENTING PROGRAMS

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

urteachers.org
(603) 437-8477

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

familiesfirstseacoast.org
(603) 422-8208

LEGAL SERVICES

NEW HAMPSHIRE LEGAL AID (includes LARC, Pro Bono Program, and NH Legal Assistance)

nhlegalaid.org

LARC (Legal Advice and Referrals Center)Provides free legal service to eligible, low-income people anywhere in NH. Office located in Concord.

nhlegalaid.org/LARC
(800) 639-5290

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

nhlegalaid.org/PBG

(603) 224-6942

NH LEGAL ASSISTANCEOffers legal services in civil matters to seniors and eligible low-income individuals.

nhlegalaid.org/NHLA
(800) 334-3135 Portsmouth Office
(800) 562-3174 Manchester Office

OFFENDER SERVICES

ENDING THE VIOLENCESeveral educational groups for perpetrators of domestic or sexual violence.

endingtheviolence.info

To get in touch with one of our staff members, please fill out the Contact Form below.

If a child tells you that he or she has been hurt, or you are concerned that a child may be a victim of abuse or neglect, you are required to call the Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Central Intake Unit at:

Phone: 800.894.5533
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday — Friday

Call your local police department with urgent child abuse or neglect reports during DCYF non-work hours between 4:30 PM and 8:00 AM, or on weekends and holidays. Proof of abuse or neglect is not required to make a report, and you may do so anonymously.

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