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Alzheimer's Health Care Services
610 Sullivan st
Berlin, NH 03570
Alzheimer's Health Care Services offers a licensed, medical adult day care program for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias.
The Adult Day provides social activities,respite for caregivers,support,education and an opportunity for individuals to continue living in his/her community. The Alzhiemer's caregivers support group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 at The Morrison in Whitefield.

Phone: (603)752-3336 or 1-800-700-7654
Contact: Tiffany Kenison-Manager
Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm
Email: tkenison@tccap.org
Common Ground
29 Maple St.
Littleton, NH 03561
Assists people with developmental disabilities to participate in the work and life of thier communities by facilitating individually designed and self-determined opportunities.
Phone: 603-444-6894
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30
Website: Northernhs.org
Disabled American Veterans
Berlin NH, 03570
Provides non-emergency medical transportation for ambulatory disabled american veterans. Route is from Berlin NH to White River VA in White River Junction.
Phone: 603-752-3024 or (866) 687-8387
Hours: Monday-Wednesday-Thursday
Website: www.va.gov/visn1/wrj/index.html
Email: nhvetusn2004@yahoo.com
Family Support Services of Northern NH Mental Health
29 Maple St.
Littleton, NH 03561
Provides support and assistance to infants and young children, birth to three years old, who have a develomental disability, delay or are at risk of delay. Working with family, Family Centered Early Supports and Services address the child's physical, developmental, health and enviromental issues.
Phone: 603-444-5358
Contact: Diana Farr
Hours: 8-4:30 24hr Emergency Service
Website: www.northernhs.org
Granite State Independent Living
267 Main St.
Suite 400
Littleton, NH 03561
Statewide, non-profit, service and advocacy organization that provides tools for people with disabilities, so they can navigate thier own lives and participate fully in thier communities. GSIL provides skills training, peer support, information and referral, advocacy, personal care attendant services, and much more.
Phone: 603-444-0904
Contact: Patricia Dexter
Hours: M-F 8-4
Website: www.gsil.org
Email: patricia.dexter@gsil.org
NH Association for the Blind
25 Walker St.
Concord, NH 03301
The Mission: "To advance the independence of person who are blind and visually impaired". The Agency is statewide, community and center based. Core services include: Counseling and Referral, Rehabilitation Training, Orientation and Mobility Training, Low Vision Services, Educational Services, Technology and Braille, and Volunteer Services.
Phone: 603-224-4039 or 1-800-464-3075
Hours: M-F 8-4:30
Website: www.sightcenter.com
Parent Information Center
151a Manchester St.
Concord NH 03302
PIC is a recognized leader in building strong family/school/community partnerships. PIC provides information,support and educational programs for parents,family members,educators,youths with disabilities and the community. PIC is a pioneer in promoting effective parent involvement in the special education process.PIC offers a variety of services and programs including free phone assistance,workshops and training programs.
Phone: (603)224-7005 or (800)947-7005
Contact: Heather Thalheimer, Executive Director
Hours: 9-4:30
Website: www.parentinformationcenter.org
Email: picinfo@parentinformationcenter.org
Sewing for Special Needs/Easy on Shoulder Shawls
54 Union St.
Whitefield, NH 03598
Therapeutic heavy weighted quilts and vests provide calmness for the body. The quilts have a foundation and an outer cover, additional weights can be added for individual use. Body sacks for sensory resistive awareness, gives a snuggly and swaddling effect which helps with sensory processing of disorders. Easy on shoulders shawls takes place of a sweater. They are great for use in the home, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and home health agencies. They have velcro closures at the arms. No need to move your arm to get into the sleeve. Warm and cozy-great for stroke victims and the elderly.
Phone: 603-837-9101
Contact: Claire Houghton
Email: clairessn@ne.rr.com
Sight Services for Independent Living(SSIL)
21 South Fruit St.
Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301
Comprehensive program for people, aged 55 and older with a visual impairment, who live at home. SSIL provides information, adaptive aids, training and support at no cost through a service delivery team of professionals and volunteer peer counselors. Services include the areas of low vision, personal and household management, independent travel, benefits planning, communication and community integration. SSIL sponsors peer support group meetings at amny locations throughout the state which provides an outlet for the visually impaired person to find support and understanding from persons with similiar conditions who live in thier geographic areas. To be eligible for SSIL, A NH resident must be 55 or older and have a significant visual impairment.
Phone: 1-800-581-6881
Contact: Rose Prescott
Hours: M-F 8-4
Website: nh.state.gov

This site is administered by
Ammonoosuc Community Health Services
And has been made possible through the generous support of the Office of Community-based Education and Research at Dartmouth Medical School and New Hampshire Catholic Charities

Key collaborators are:
Community Collaborative for End of Life Care
Ammonoosuc Community Health Services