• Southern NH Services - Programs to Assist Families

    As the Community Action Partnership serving Southern New Hampshire and beyond, they help their neighbors conquer obstacles on their path to economic independence. Whether it's child care, nutrition, education, workforce, housing or senior living needs, they offer services to help our community members achieve their goals and provide for their families.

    For more about their services and programs visit here: Overview of Services | SNHS



    • Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
      • Workforce training, education, coaching and career path development to increase employability and successful job readiness.
    • Workplace Success (NHEP)
      • Programming designed for New Hampshire Employment Program (NHEP) participants to increase the skills needed to obtain paid employment.
    • Your Money In Action
      • Financial capability education and coaching to more effectively manage resources and balanced financial decisions.


    • English for New Americans (ENA)
      • Practical English classes for living and working in the community as well as citizenship classes for new Americans.
    • T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships
      • Access to affordable continued education for Early Childhood Educators seeking Associate Degrees and/or Child Development Associate (CDA) Credentials™ through contracts with employers.
    • Early Childhood Apprenticeship Program
      • Hands-on experience for new Early Childhood Educators providing college credit, a recognized apprenticeship, increased earning potential and compensation upon completion.


    • Head Start & Early Head Start
      • Child care programming designed for infants, toddlers and pre-school children to prepare for success in and beyond school while also developing a deeper connection between parents/guardians and their child's development.
    • Child Care Services
      • Full and Extended Day Child Care services for infants, toddlers and pre-school children which may be used in partnership with Head Start & Early Head Start.
    • Child Care Aware® of New Hampshire
      • Child care resources, education and referrals for both families and providers to improve the quality and accessibility of child care.


    • Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
      • Nutrition education, support and nutritious food access for pregnant women, new mothers, infants and preschool children to stay healthy and strong.
    • Hillsborough County Community Gardens
      • Garden plots made available at low- or no-cost to residents of Hillsborough County to grow their own nutritious foods.
    • Summer Food Service Program
      • Daily free or reduced lunches provided nutritious meals during the summer months for children 18 years of age or younger.
    • Rockingham County Food Pantries
      • Access to shelf stable food, frozen meats and household & hygiene products to prevent food insecurity.
    • Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
      • Reimbursement for the cost of meals served at Family Child Care Homes, Child Care Centers, adult Care Centers, Homeless Shelters and At-Risk Programs to each program or center.
    • Senior Food Program (CSFP)
      • Pre-packaged supplemental food boxes designed to provide for the nutritional needs of seniors 60 or better.
    • Emergency Food Assistance (TEFAP)
      • Access to emergency food assistance at no cost through food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and non-profit organizations.


    • Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
      • Volunteer opportunities for adults 55 or better to provide meaningful services to those in need as part of a growing and supportive community.
    • Senior Housing
      • Supportive housing for income-eligible elderly residents throughout the state of New Hampshire.
    • Homelessness Prevention & Housing
      • Housing opportunities, safety and support for those facing eviction or in need of housing including assistance in maintaining housing stability going forward.
    • Western Hillsborough County Family Services
      • Assistance for residents of Western Hillsborough County including access to nutritious meals, education, adult literacy, family support, rental assistance and more.
    • Rural Transportation
      • Safe & reliable transportation for everyday needs such as groceries, appointments and seasonal outings for seniors and disabled adults in Hillsborough County.


    • Fuel Assistance (FAP)
      • Financial assistance for heating fuel expenses to keep both renters and owners safe and warm through the colder months.
    • Electric Energy Assistance (EAP)
      • Discounts for eligible electric utility customers to make monthly electric bills more affordable and to avoid service interruption.
    • Weatherization (WAP)
      • Energy audits of rented or owned homes to provide no-cost updates for better efficiency and reduced energy costs.


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