Assistance Programs, Local Agencies, and Charities


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New Hampshire Assistance Programs and Services


  • New Hampshire Food Stamp Program  – Monthly food stamp benefits to help low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health, (+++)  Call: 603-271-9700
  • New Hampshire State Supplement Program (SSP-Cash)   Cash grants, called State Supplements, are provided to certain elderly adults and individuals in New Hampshire that are physically disabled, mentally disabled, or legally blind, Call: 603-271-9700
  • New Hampshire Financial Assistance to Needy Families (FANF-Cash)  – Provides cash assistance to eligible New Hampshire needy families with dependent childrenCall: 603-271-9700
  • New Hampshire Lifeline Telephone Assistance Program  – Offers assistance through a monthly reduction on your residential telephone bill if you are a qualifying customer, Call: Local telephone company
  • New Hampshire Fuel Assistance Program (FAP)  – Provides cash benefits to qualified New Hampshire households to assist with heating costs, Call: 603-271-2685
  • New Hampshire Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)  – Designed to reduce household energy use and costs in the homes of low-income persons throughout the state by installing energy efficiency improvementsCall: 603-271-2685
  • New Hampshire Medicaid  – A health care program that serves a wide range of New Hampshire needy individuals and families who meet certain eligibility requirements, Call: 800-852-3345
  • New Hampshire Children’s Medicaid (CM)  – Provides free health and dental coverage for eligible children up to age 20 living in New Hampshire, Call: 603-271-4440
  • New Hampshire Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program  – Designed to help individuals and families afford their employer insurance when at least one person in the family is enrolled in Medicaid, Call: 603-271-5218
  • New Hampshire Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)  – Healthy foods, breastfeeding support, nutrition education, health care referrals, Call: 800-942-4321
  • New Hampshire National School Lunch Program (NSLP)  – Provides low-cost or free lunches to school children, Call: 603-271-2602
  • New Hampshire Special Milk Program  – Offers milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps, Call: 603-271-3494
  • New Hampshire School Breakfast Program (SBP)  – Provides low-cost or free meals to school children, Call: 603-271-2602
  • New Hampshire Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)  – Provides free meals and snacks to help low-income children in the summer months, Call603-271-3494
  • New Hampshire Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)  – Provides healthy meals and snacks to children and adults receiving day care, Call: 603-271-3494
  • New Hampshire Head Start  – Comprehensive child development programs serving low-income children and their familiesCall: Local HeadStart
  • New Hampshire Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)  – A nutrition program that provides free food and nutrition information to promote good health for seniors age 60 and over, Call: 800-578-2050
  • New Hampshire Housing Choice Voucher Program  – Helps eligible low-income households lease privately owned rental units from participating landlords, Call: Local PHA
  • New Hampshire Public Housing  – Provides safe, decent, and affordable rental units for eligible low-income residents., Call: Local PHA