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New Hampshire Catholic Charities
41 Cottage St.
P.O. Box 323
Littleton, NH 03561
Mission:
New Hampshire Catholic Charities in founded in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Serving all people, we strive for social justice and dedicate ourselves to providing quality health and social service programs that heal, comfort and empower.
Clinical & Family Services:
Licensed social workers and mental health counselors providing support for individuals, couples and families struggling with a variety of difficulties such as depression, family conflicts, substance abuse, or grief caused by a loved one’s passing. With the ultimate goal of improving quality of life, counseling helps people overcome their difficulties, build and sustain healthy relationships, and live a satisfying life.

Parish and Community Services:
Parish and Community Services is a community outreach program whose aim is to address emerging social service needs in respective communities around the state. Staff members work not only with individuals seeking assistance, but also collaborate with other faith-based and social service organizations to establish grassroots initiatives to address and combat social ills facing the poor and vulnerable.

Health & Senior Care Services:
New Hampshire Catholic Charities provides a continuum of senior care services including: short term rehabilitation & skilled nursing; long term care (including Alzheimer’s & memory care); assisted and independent living as well as home care. Dedicated teams of professionals provide person-centered care to nourish the needs of each individual’s body, mind and spirit.

New Hampshire Food Bank:
Located in Manchester, the New Hampshire Food Bank serves the hungry throughout the state by working to increase availability and distribution of high quality nutritious foods to food pantries, soup kitchens, children's programs, elderly meal sites and other agencies committed to ending hunger. Additionally, the NHFB offers programming to help low-income individuals gain self-sufficiency through: job training, food budgeting skills, and the promotion of better health through education about improved nutrition choices and healthy cooking.

Immigration and Refugee Services:
Recognized by the U.S. Bureau of Immigration Appeals since 1994, NHCC’s immigration staff has provided casework, support, and guidance to low-income individuals going through the process of becoming United States citizens. The team assists with various applications and petitions - from family-based visas to political asylum.

Phone: (603) 444-7727
Contact: Tony Poekert
Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Mon. - Fri.
Email: tpoekert@nh-cc.org

Family Counseling

Ammonoosuc Community Health Services
25 Mt. Eustis Rd.
Littleton, NH 03561
Ammonoosuc Community Health Service provides a network of comprehensive primary and specialized health care services for individuals and families of all ages.
There are also sites in Whitefield (837-2333) Franconia (823-7078) Warren (764-5704) and Woodsville (747-3740)

Phone: (603) 444-2464
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm Sat 8-4
Website: www.ammonoosuc.org
Email: info@achs-inc.org.

Family Counseling

Lore Caldwell LCMHC
15 Main St.
Littleton, NH 03561
Psychotherapy for individuals and groups. I also use art therapy, play therapy and sandtray therapy with children as well as adults.
Phone: 603-444-8830
Contact: Lore Caldwell
Hours: M-Thurs. 10-5
Email: creativetolive@yahoo.com

Family Support Services

CARE NH
P.O. Box 599
Littleton NH 03561
Information and referral source
Wraparound Facilitation
Representation of all child-serving human service providers
Community organization

Phone: (603)444-5358ext3424
Contact: Patricia Paul
Hours: Can be flexible to meet the needs of families,but typically 8:30-4pm
Email: ppaul@northernhs.org

Family Support Services

Child & Family Services
130 Cottage st.
Littleton, NH 03561
Is a statewide independent,non-profit agency dedicated to advancing the well-being of children by providing an array of social services. In Littleton we offer Parenting Plus,a voluntary home visiting program for families experiencing stress,the Transitional Living Program, a supervised shared living situation for pregnant and/or parenting mothers between the ages of 18-21. Several school-based services including the Student Assitance Program in Lisbon,and Littleton as well as the Family School Connection in Littleton.
Phone: 603-444-0418
Hours: 8-7 M-Th 8-5 Fri
Website: cfsnh.org

Family Support Services

Child Care Resource Referral Recruitment & Training
2020 Riverside Dr
Berlin NH 03570
As part of a state and nationwide organization, Child Care Resource, Referral, Recruitment, and Training (CCRRR&T) is able to provide a wide array of services:

• We provide a free and confidential referral service, giving assistance and guidance to parents looking for child care.

• We work to improve the quality of child care by offering professional development opportunities and support to all child care providers

• We help build the supply of quality child care by assisting providers to meet licensing standards.

• We strive to bridge child care and education, working to create child care settings that help children grow and learn.

• We support child care providers and families by providing workshops and communicating in person and through newsletters.

• We bring the voices of children, families, and child care providers to the public by advocating for quality child care.

Our ability to understand the needs of both families and child care providers makes us uniquely qualified as a source of information about the current local supply, cost, and issues of child care. CCRRR&T collaborates with other family support services to promote and implement a holistic vision of child care that meets the needs of the child, the family, and the community.

CCRRR&T is here to help, whether you are looking for child care for your family, need assistance finding local resources, are looking for a training or workshop, or you just have a question about early childhood education. Both counselors are available for consultations and child care site visits. Our office is located on the White Mountains Community College Berlin campus in room 106. All services provided to families, child care providers, and community members are FREE of charge.


Phone: 800-445-4525 ext 3065
Contact: Sandy Alonzo
Hours: M-F 9-4
Website: www.nhccrr.org
Email: salonzo@ccsnh.edu

Family Support Services

Family Centered Early Supports and Services
29 Maple st
Littleton NH 03561
Provide home-based services to qualified children under three years old who have developmental issues,regardless of ability to pay.
Phone: 603-444-5358ext3464
Contact: Bethany Ricker
Hours: 8-3
Email: bricker@northerhs.org

Family Support Services

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

Family Support Services

Head Start
103 Cottage St.
Littleton NH 03561
A child and family development program for families with children ages 3-5. Head Start is a free program to eligible families. The Head Start program is made up of 3 parts:
1:Family&Community Partnerships
2:Education&Early Childhood Development
3:Child Health&Development
Center-Based Option:Children meet 4 days a week at the local center for pre-school experience. The day includes a nutritional breakfast,snack and lunch.
Combination Option:Families recieve one individualized home visit from a trained Combo Teacher to promote child and family development. Children meet 3 days a week at the local center for pre-school experience. The day includes a nutritional breakfast,snack and lunch.

Phone: 603-444-0226
Hours: 7:30-3pm(staff) 8:30-12:30(children)
Email: Littletonhscb@tccap.org

Family Support Services

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

Parent Education

Birth and Parenting Program
600 Saint Johnsbury Road
Littleton, NH 03561
Provides a full range of classes for pregnant families,including Breastfeeding,Pregnancy Birth and Parenting,Sibling Tours,CPR/Safety and Refresher course. Lactation services include breastfeeding classes,phone consultations,hospital consulations for
"tune-ups",and use of breast pumps and proper storage of breast milk. There is no charge for anyone for the mothers' groups as well as no charge for parenting classes for those delivering at Littleton Regional Hospital.

Phone: (603) 444-9000 ext 335
Contact: Kathleen Govatski, Lactation Cordinator
Hours: vary
Email: kgovatski@Littletonhospital.org

Parent Education

Girl Scouts Of Swift Water Council
Sunset valley program and north country office
34 Jimtown rd
Gorham NH 03581
Girl scouts builds girls of courage,confidence and character,who make the world a better place. Volunteers and staff work together to provide a program for girls ages 5 to 17 and to be advocates for girls. In girl scouts,girls discover the fun and friendship and power of girls together.
Phone: 603-466-3801
Contact: Patti Dugan
Hours: By appointment-contact Patti
Website: www.swgirlscouts.org
Email: pdugan@swgirlscouts.org

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