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
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.
Governor Sununu Proclaims May 2021 as Community Action Month
Governor Chris Sununu has proclaimed May 2021 as Community Action Month in the state of New Hampshire. 2021 marks the 57th year since the Community Action Network was established to help American families and communities overcome obstacles to economic stability.
Over 1000 agencies across the country are working every day to create opportunities and transform the lives of their neighbors making communities stronger and helping families across the US thrive. Southern New Hampshire Services is one of five Community Action Agencies in New Hampshire.