Key resources: Homelessness in New Hampshire

WMUR
April 10, 2019
KC Downey

There are thousands of Granite Staters experiencing a form of homelessness, like sleeping outside in tents, living in shelters or spending the night on someone’s couch.

There are efforts underway, however, to make New Hampshire the first state in the nation to eliminate homelessness completely.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

You can donate to the following organizations focused on getting families back on their feet.

Families in Transition – New Horizons — New Horizons
Donate link: https://support.fitnh.org/give/215174/#!/donation/checkout

Waypoint
Donate link: https://waypoint.networkforgood.com/projects/60335-give


WATCH THE TOWN HALL

— Part 1
— Part 2
— Part 3
— Part 4

KEY HEADLINES

— Programs in NH, across country show ways to end homelessness
— Manchester center focuses on youth homelessness
— Homelessness problem across NH that some say can be solved
— Berlin community works together to try to prevent hunger


STATEWIDE RESOURCES

New Hampshire 211 
— https://www.211nh.org/
— Click search and then select the services you need help with

Bureau of Housing Supports/Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services
— 603-271-9196
— 800-852-3345, ext. 9196 (toll-free number)
— 129 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301

Bureau of Homeless & Housing Services
Division of Community Based Care Services
NH Department of Health and Human Services

— 129 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301
— https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bhhs/

New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness
— 603-641-9441
— https://www.nhceh.org/
— http://www.home4hope.com/ (resources)
— Helpline: 1-866-444-4211

New Hampshire Food Bank Agency List:
— https://www.nhfoodbank.org/need-food/agency-list/


LIST OF HOMELESS SHELTERS (via NH 211)

SULLIVAN COUNTY HOUSING COALITION
— Confidential Address, Claremont, NH 03743
— 603-504-8118 Service/Intake After Hours
— 603-542-3160 Service/Intake
— http://www.scshelps.org
— [email protected]

FRIENDS EMERGENCY HOUSING PROGRAM
— 30 Thompson Street Concord, NH 03301
— 603-228-1462 Service/Intake
— http://www.friendsprogram.org
— [email protected]

FRIENDS PROGRAM
— 202 North State Street Concord, NH 03301
— 603-228-1193 Service/Intake
— 603-226-3884 FAX
— http://www.friendsprogram.org
— [email protected]

MCKENNA HOUSE
— 100 South Fruit Street Concord, NH 03301
— 603-228-3505 Service/Intake
— http://www.servingnewengland.org/

MY FRIEND’S PLACE
— 368 Washington Street Dover, NH 03820
— 603-749-3017 Service/Intake
— http://www.myfriendsplacenh.org/
— [email protected]

BANCROFT HOUSE
— Franconia, NH 03580
— 603-823-8842 Service/Intake
— http://www.thebancrofthouse.com/
— [email protected]

NEW GENERATION
— 568 Portsmouth Avenue, Greenland, NH 03840
— 603-436-4989 Service/Intake Shelter & General Phone #, this number doubles as a fax line
— 603-430-9482 Service/Intake Second Generation Thrift Shoppe
— http://www.newgennh.org
— [email protected]

CAREY HOUSE
— 177 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH 03246
— 603-528-8086 Service/Intake
— http://www.servingnewengland.org/

TYLER BLAIN HOUSE
— 56 Prospect Street Lancaster, NH 03584
— 603-788-2344 Service/Intake
— http://www.tccap.org/homeless-lh.htm
— [email protected]

FAMILY PLACE RESOURCE CENTER AND SHELTER
— 177 Lake Avenue Manchester, NH 03103
— 603-641-9441 ext. 304
— http://www.manchesternh.gov/CityGov/home.html
[email protected]

NEW HORIZONS FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE
— 199 Manchester Street Manchester, NH 03103
— 603-668-1877 Service/Intake
— http://www.newhorizonsfornh.org

LIBERTY HOUSE, INC.
— 75 West Baker Street Manchester, NH 03103
— 603-669-0761 Service/Intake
— 603-669-8024 FAX 
— http://www.libertyhousenh.org

SOUTHERN NH RESCUE MISSION
— 40 Chestnut Street Nashua, NH 03061
— 603-889-3421 Service/Intake
— http://nashuarescuemission.org 
— [email protected]

BRIDGE HOUSE
— 260 Highland Street Plymouth, NH 03264
— 603-536-7631 Administrative
— 603-536-1175 FAX
— http://www.tbhshelter.org/ 
— [email protected]

CROSS ROADS HOUSE
— 600 Lafayette Road Portsmouth, NH 03801
— 603-436-2218 Service/Intake Night/Weekend intake
— http://www.crossroadshouse.org/ 
— [email protected]

FAMILIES IN TRANSITION (HOPE HOUSE)
— 16 Lehner Street Wolfeboro, NH 03894
— 603-641-9441 ext. 285 Service/Intake
— https://www.housingbenefitsnh.org/wolfeboro 
— [email protected]


LIST OF TRANSITIONAL HOUSING ORGANIZATIONS (via NH 211)

VETERANS INC
— 800-482-2565 Toll Free
— 603-717-1671 Service/Intake
— http://www.veteransinc.org
— [email protected]

BELKNAP/MERRIMACK COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM
— 2 Industrial Park Drive Concord, NH 03301
— 800-856-5525 Toll Free
— 603-229-1989 Service/Intake New Start
 http://www.bm-cap.org
[email protected]bm-cap.org

FAMILIES IN TRANSITION – CONCORD
— 9 Oddfellows Avenue Concord, NH 03301
— 603-641-9441 Service/Intake Manchester office – for Concord intake use toll free
— https://www.fitnh.org
— [email protected]

FAMILY PROMISE OF GREATER CONCORD
— 176 Loudon Road #2 Concord, NH 03301
— 603-856-8490 Service/Intake
— http://familypromiseofgreaterconcord.org/wp/
— [email protected]

NFI NORTH TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
— 99 Pleasant Street Concord, NH 03301
— 603-229-3903 Service/Intake
— http://www.nfinorth.com/nafinfi/Programs/BehavioralHealth/TransitionalHousingServicesNH.aspx
— [email protected]

WAYPOINT – CONCORD
— 103 N. State Street Concord, NH 03301
— 800-640-6486 Toll Free
— 603-518-4000 Service/Intake
— https://www.waypointnh.org
— [email protected]

ON THE ROAD TO WELLNESS-DERRY
— 12 Birch Street Derry, NH 03038
— 603-552-3177 Service/Intake 
— http://otrtw.org/groups/derry-center-groups/

FAMILIES IN TRANSITION – DOVER
— 576 Central Avenue Dover, NH 03820
— 603-641-9441 ext. 257 Service/Intake Phone intakes in Manchester; program interviews in Dover
— https://www.housingbenefitsnh.org/dover 
— [email protected]

MY FRIEND’S PLACE
— 368 Washington Street Dover, NH 03820
— 603-749-3017 Service/Intake
— http://www.myfriendsplacenh.org/ 
— [email protected]

WAYPOINT – DOVER
— 728 Central Avenue #a Dover, NH 03820
— 800-640-6486 Toll Free
— 603-518-4000 Service/Intake
— https://www.waypointnh.org 
— [email protected]

NEW GENERATION
— 568 Portsmouth Avenue Greenland, NH 03840
— 603-436-4989 Service/Intake Shelter & General Phone #, this number doubles as a fax line
— 603-430-9482 Service/Intake Second Generation Thrift Shoppe
— http://www.newgennh.org
— [email protected]

FAMILY PROMISE OF GREATER NASHUA
— Family Promise of Greater Nashua Anne-Marie House 180 Lowell Road Hudson, NH 03051
— 603-883-7338 Service/Intake
— 603-883-8335 FAX
— http://www.annemariehouse.org
— [email protected]

SHELTER FROM THE STORM
— PO Box 257 Jaffrey, NH 03452
— 603-532-8222 Service/Intake
— http://www.shelterfromthestormnh.org 
— [email protected]

SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY SERVICES
HOUSING STABILIZATION SERVICES FOR CHESHIRE AND SULLIVAN COUNTIES
— 63 Community Way Keene, NH 03431-0603
— 603-313-0212 Service/Intake
— http://www.scshelps.org 
— [email protected]

LACONIA AREA COMMUNITY LAND TRUST/ LAKES REGION COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS
— 658 Union Avenue Laconia, NH 03246
— 603-524-0747 Service/Intake
— http://www.lrcommunitydevelopers.org 
— [email protected]

FAMILIES IN TRANSITION
— 122 Market Street Manchester, NH 03101
— 603-641-9441 ext. 257 Service/Intake
— https://www.fitnh.org 
— [email protected]

LIBERTY HOUSE, INC.
— 75 West Baker Street Manchester, NH 03103
— 603-669-0761 Service/Intake
— 603-669-8024 FAX 
— http://www.libertyhousenh.org

On the Road to Wellness
— 13 Orange Street Manchester, NH 03104-6079
— 800-306-4334 Service/Intake Warm Line Services 5pm-10pm
— http://otrtw.org/transitional-housing/ 
— [email protected]

THE WAY HOME
— 214 Spruce Street Manchester, NH 03103
— 603-627-3491 Service/Intake For all calls
— 603-644-7949 FAX
— http://www.thewayhomenh.org
— [email protected]

WAYPOINT
— 464 Chestnut Street Manchester, NH 03101
— 800-640-6486 Toll Free
— 603-518-4268 Service/Intake
— https://www.waypointnh.org 
— [email protected]

HARBOR HOMES, INC.
SAFE HAVEN
— 14 Maple Street Nashua, NH 03064
— 603-881-8436 Service/Intake
— http://www.harborhomes.org/
— [email protected]

HARBOR HOMES, INC.
VETERANS FIRST
— Factory Street and Spring Street Harbor Homes, Inc. Nashua, NH 03064
— 603-882-3616 Service/Intake Option 3 then option 1
— http://www.harborhomes.org/vets 
— [email protected]

MARGUERITE’S PLACE INC.
— 603-598-1582 Service/Intake
— http://www.margueritesplace.org/ 
— [email protected]

NASHUA SOUP KITCHEN & SHELTER
— 2 Quincy Street Nashua, NH 03061
— 603-889-7770 Service/Intake
— http://www.nsks.org 
— [email protected]

SOUTHERN NH RESCUE MISSION
— 40 Chestnut Street Nashua, NH 03061
— 603-889-3421 Service/Intake
— http://nashuarescuemission.org
— [email protected]

THE FRONT DOOR AGENCY TRANSFORMATIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM
— 12 Concord Street Nashua, NH 03064
— 603-886-2866 Service/Intake
— 603-821-6054 FAX
— http://www.frontdooragency.org 
— [email protected]

MONADNOCK AREA TRANSITIONAL SHELTER (MATS)
— Confidential Address Peterborough, NH 03458
— 603-924-5033 Service/Intake
— http://www.matsnh.org/ 
— [email protected]

HOMELESS CENTER OF STRAFFORD COUNTY
— Confidential Address Rochester, NH 03839
— 603-332-3065 Service/Intake
— http://www.homelesscenterforstraffco.org 
— [email protected]

SEACOAST FAMILY PROMISE
— 6 Emery Lane Stratham, NH 03885
— 603-658-8448 Service/Intake
— http://www.sfpnh.org 
— [email protected]

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