The Welfare Department provides direct assistance to those residents of North Hampton who are poor and unable to maintain themselves pursuant to RSA 165.
The Welfare Department
n Provides housing assistance to community residents in collaboration with other agencies.
n Provides emergency prescription assistance.
n Responds to resident requests for information, referral, and advocacy services.
Services that are available:
New Hampshire Division of Family Assistance – 603-433-8300
Food stamps, Medicaid, Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled, TANF.
New Hampshire Housing Authority – 1-800-439-7247
Section 8 low-income housing
Job Assistance – 603-436-3702
For assistance with finding and keeping employment.
Heat and Fuel Assistance – 603-436-3896
Priority is given to the elderly, handicapped, and families with children under the age of 3.
Homeless Emergency Services – 1-800-852-3388
New Hampshire Helpline available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
The Way Home - 627-3491
Provides interest free loans to assist with security deposits for income eligible families and individuals.
Lamprey Health Care provides primary health care to individuals of all ages regardless of their ability to pay.
Area HomeCare & Family Services - 603-436-9059
Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Parish 929-4427 Call for an appointment
Salvation Army 929-1729 Call for an appointment
First Baptist Church Monday, 10 AM - 12 PM 926-3200
United Methodist Church Wednesday, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 926-2702
Prepared Food for the Elderly
Brentwood- Rockingham Nutrition 679-2201 or 1-800-298-6006
Epping - Epping Community Church 679-4696
Exeter - Exeter Senior Center 778-8196
Hampton - United Methodist Church 929-1108
Newmarket - Recreation Service 659-8581
Portsmouth - Gosling Meadows 431-0561
Portsmouth - Portsmouth Senior Center 610-4433
Seabrook - Seabrook Community Center 474-2139
Homeless Emergency Shelters
Crossroads 600 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth, NH 03801 436-2218
My Friends Place 368 Washington St., Dover, NH 03820 749-3017
Emergency Shelter York, ME 1-207-324-1137
Homeless Outreach 431-2911
New Generations (single & pregnant) 568 Portsmouth Ave., Greenland, NH 03840 436-4989
Hampton Free Medical Clinic 37 Ashworth Ave, Hampton, NH 1st & 3rd Tuesday of Month Sept-May
6 PM - 8PM Walk In Only
Families First Health Care Van
Various locations around the Seacoast 1-888-922-0005
The Greater Seacoast Medication Bridge Program 772-8119
Medication Bridge is a program to help eligible uninsured and underinsured patients of all ages receive needed prescription medications.
Every major pharmaceutical company has a patient assistance program that provides prescription medications to eligible patients at no cost or a small copayment.
SeaCare Health Services will work with your provider to apply for these medications.
NH Senior Discount Program (NH Residents ages 65+) 1-888-580-8902
Veterans Prescription Program (for eligible veterans and certain dependents and survivors of veterans) 1-800-892-8384 x3199
The Medicine Program 1-800-694-3893
Medication Connection 527-7011
Partnership for Prescription Assistance 1-888-477-2669
Child Abuse and Neglect/Sexual/Domestic Violence
Child Abuse and Neglect - 1-800-852-3345 x633 or 271-6365
A Safe Place 436-4107, 436-4619, 1-800-854-3552
Rochester Satellite Office 330-0214
Sexual Assault Support Services 436-4107 or 1-888-747-7070
Domestic Violence 1-866-644-3574
Sexual Assault 1-800-277-5570
Children, Families, Youth