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 you, not 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.
Vice President Biden Announces 200,000 Homes Weatherized Under the Recovery Act
Manchester, N.H. – At an event with homeowners and workers who benefited from the program, today in Manchester, New Hampshire, Vice President Joe Biden announced a major Recovery Act milestone – the weatherizing of 200,000 homes under the Recovery Act. As a result of the Administration’s unprecedented commitment to energy efficiency, more than 200,000 low-income families have been able to save money on their energy bills while saving energy, and thousands of people have been put to work.