Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc.
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About Us

  • 1965

    1965

    Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc. (SNHS) is a private non-profit corporation chartered in the State of New Hampshire, May 21, 1965 to serve as the Community Action Agency for Hillsborough County in compliance with the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964.

  • 1969

    1969

    From 1965 through 1969, SNHS was known as the Community Action Agency for Hillsborough County and served the City of Nashua and the twenty-nine towns. In 1969 the organization became the Community Action Agency for the City of Manchester as well.

  • 1974

    1974

    In 1974 the agency’s name was changed to Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc.

  • 2011

    2011

    In July, 2011, Rockingham Community Action (RCA), the Community Action Agency serving Rockingham County, was merged with Southern New Hampshire Services. SNHS had served as the administrative agent for RCA since October, 2008. As a result of this merger SNHS now provides services to residents all 65 towns and three cities in Hillsborough and Rockingham counties.

  • Today & The Future

    Today & The Future

    The Mission of Southern New Hampshire Services is to continue to provide activities designed to assist low-income participants, including the elderly poor, to secure and retain meaningful employment, attain an adequate education, and make better use of available income; to ameliorate the causes of poverty within the community; to meet urgent and immediate individual and family needs, including health, nutrition, housing and employment-related assistance; and to address the problems and barriers which block the achievement of self-sufficiency.

Executive Staff

  • Donnalee Lozeau, CCAP
    Executive Director
  • James Chaisson
    Chief Fiscal Officer
  • Debra Stohrer
    Executive Assistant

Administrative Staff

  • Jeanne Agri
    Education & Nutrition Operations Director
  • Ryan Clouthier
    Energy & Housing Operations Director
  • Thomas Nelson
    Workforce & Community Services Operations Director
  • Patte Anne Ardizzoni
    Program & Community Development Director
  • Frank Boudreau
    NH Employment Program Administrator
  • Valerie Carignan
    WIC Director
  • Henry Harris, MSW
    Community Outreach Director
  • Paula Philbrook
    Business Systems and Social Media Director
  • Matt Russell
    WIOA Statewide Administrator
  • Jennifer Sanders
    Volunteer Services Director
  • Gregory Schneider, CCAP
    Planning and Grants Management Director / EEO Officer
  • Debra Sevigny
    Housing Director
  • Michael Tabory
    Human Resources Director
  • Gerald Walsh
    Fuel Assistance Program Director

Officers

  • Richard Delay, Sr., Chairman
  • Dolores Bellavance, Vice Chairman
  • Orville Kerr, Secretary
  • Jill Jamro, Treasurer

Directors

  • James Brown
  • Danielle Conroy
  • Senator Lou D’Allesandro
  • Carrie Marshall-Gross
  • Bonnie Henault
  • Wayne R. Johnson
  • Dr. Kevin Moriarty
  • Tom Mullins, Esquire
  • Deirdre O’Malley
  • German Ortiz
  • Shirley Pelletier

Our Mission

SNHSThe Mission of Southern New Hampshire Services is to provide activities designed to assist low-income participants, including the elderly poor, to secure and retain meaningful employment, attain an adequate education, and make better use of available income; to ameliorate the causes of poverty within the community; to meet urgent and immediate individual and family needs, including health, nutrition, housing and employment-related assistance; and to address the problems and barriers which block the achievement of self-sufficiency.

Community Action PartnershipThe Promise of Community Action

"Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other."

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SNHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider

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