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NH Residents 16+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Governor Sununu recently expanded vaccination eligibility to more age groups as the state continues to lead the way in COVID-19 vaccination accessibility. As of April 2nd, all New Hampshire residents 16+ are able to register and schedule COVID-19 vaccinations through VINI, New Hampshire's vaccination portal.

Governor Sununu Announces Launch of NH Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Concord, NH – Today, Governor Chris Sununu announced that the New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program established through the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) will launch at noon on Monday, March 15th. It will provide aid to eligible residents of New Hampshire who cannot pay their rent, utilities and heating costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SNHS Named April's Non-Profit in Hannaford Giving Tag Program

The Hannaford Giving Tag Program, which launched in February 2020, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work.

Terry Romano Dedicates Desk at St. Joseph Hospital to Donnalee & David Lozeau

Recently, St. Joseph Hospital received a generous gift from local philanthropist Terry Romano to name the Hospital Information Desk in honor of Nashua’s former Mayor, and current St. Joseph Hospital Board Member, Donnalee Lozeau and her husband David.

Eastern Bank Donates $25k to Southern New Hampshire Services for COVID-19 Relief

Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc. (SNHS) receives a $25,000 grant from Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation (EBCF). The grant is part of a commitment from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation to provide financial support to local organizations focused on COVID-19 relief.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Open

SNHS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program has opened for free tax preparation with support from UNH accounting students.

Hannaford donates $25k to Southern New Hampshire Services to support the Whole Family Approach

Hannaford Supermarkets has presented Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS), the community action partnership for Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties, with a donation of $25,000 to support low-income families by working with the entire family unit to address obstacles and challenges that are in the way of breaking the cycle of generational poverty.

WIOA partnership provides job opportunities for New Americans

Southern NH Services’ Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program recently partnered with the Radisson Hotel in Manchester to coordinate a training program for a group of refugee and immigrant individuals that led to full-time employment at the hotel.

WIOA is funded in NH by the Office of Workplace Opportunity.

SNHS puts food on the tables of thousands of local residents


Access to healthy food is critical to the well-being of young and old alike. In uncertain economic times, many local residents face the challenge of putting food on their tables. Southern New Hampshire Services is able to expand the availability of healthy food through a variety of Nutrition Programs across Hillsborough & Rockingham Counties.

Child Care Aware of New Hampshire selected as Granite State Vroom site

NASHUA, NH – Child Care Aware of New Hampshire, a Child Care Resource and Referral Program of Southern New Hampshire Services, has been selected as one of ten sites to join a national network of communities, states and organizations to activate Vroom, an initiative designed to help parents promote brain development in children birth to five years of age.

The announcement was made by Child Care Aware® of America. Vroom is an initiative of the Bezos Family Foundation.

Choose a paid tax preparer with care

If you pay someone to do your taxes, choose wisely. Find a qualified and honest tax return preparer because younot the preparer, are responsible for everything on your tax return.

Most preparers ask multiple questions to find your total income, filing situation, expenses, deductions and credits correctly. Your preparer will also want to see your records, income statements, identification cards and receipts. Your preparer does this to help you avoid paying penalties, interest or additional taxes when IRS later checks your tax return.

Agency offers advice, assistance with weatherization

By SIMON RIOS, Union Leader Correspondent

NASHUA - Turn it off, turn it down, tune it up, and buy smart.

That was the message of a recent presentation on weatherization and energy efficiency by Southern New Hampshire Services workers Paul Chalifour, an energy auditor, and Dan Girard, a technical coordinator for the organization.

Though it’s among the sexier things a homeowner can do to “greenify” the home, replacement windows certainly are not among the most effective upgrades.