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We are Southern New Hampshire Services

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

Our Community Impact in 2020

49,117
Summer meals served
2,423
Families saved from eviction
12,401
Households provided energy assistance

Latest News

Governor Sununu and New Hampshire Insurance Department Team Up With Healthcare Navigators and Other Stakeholders to Kick Off Healthcare.gov Marketplace Open Enrollment Period

CONCORD, NH (November 1, 2021) – The New Hampshire Insurance Department (NHID), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Southern New Hampshire Services, First Choice Services and Health Market Connect today kicked off the Healthcare.gov Marketplace Open Enrollment Period.

The Open Enrollment Period for Granite Staters newly-purchasing or changing their Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health coverage for 2022 runs from Monday, November 1, 2021 through Saturday, January 15, 2022. 

Temporary Increase in WIC Benefits June-September

Additional funds for all women and children participants of the New Hampshire WIC Program have been added value to their monthly Cash Value Benefit (CVB). This temporary increase, from the current $9 for children per month and $11 for women per month, to $35 per month each will be in effect for the months of June, July, August, and September 2021. A woman with 2 children on the program will see an increase from $29 to $105 per month.

Highlighting the Senior Behavioral Health Unit at St. Joseph Hospital

New Hampshire has one of the largest aging populations in the country with a variety of changes in their everyday lives. Mental health concerns are often overlooked or underserved in our communities - and access to assistance through these issues is often unavailable or unknown.