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Social Services (Nashua and vicinity)

211 New Hampshire   (Subsidized Housing)  

12 locations New Hampshire, including Nashua, offer services for Low Income/Subsidized Private Rental Housing . For Nashua specifically, see the Nashua Housing Authority entry..

American Red Cross (NH Gateway Chapter)  

A humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

Big Brothers Big Sisters   

The mission of the Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a  measurable impact on youth.

Community Council   

The Greater Nashua Mental Health Center at Community Council works with the community to meet the mental health needs of its residents by providing evaluation, treatment, resource development, education, and research.

Corpus Christi Food Pantry and Assistance   

The Food Pantry provides food, basic toiletries and basic cleaning supplies for those in need. The Assistance program provides consultation, financial assistance or resources (for housing, utilities, prescriptions, etc.).

Habitat for Humanity   

A nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness worldwide

Harbor Homes  

Located in downtown Nashua's, Harbor Homes' mission is to create and provide quality residential and supportive services for individuals, and their families, with mental illness or experiencing homelessness.

Home4Hope (Homeless Assistance) 

Part of the Gateways Early Supports and Services, the New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness provides facilities to assist the homeless in such areas as housing, shelter, food, welfare, education and finance.

Nashua Children's Home  

Provides care and stability to boys and girls unable to remain with their families, special education services for students who have not been successful in public school settings, and supportive housing for youth that have "aged-out" of care.

Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter  

Dedicated to providing shelter and food to those in need.  The overall objective of the agency is to advocate, create and operate programs and services that promote dignity and self-sufficiency.

New Hampshire Statewide Independent Living Council   

The Council's mission is to provide leadership and advocacy in support of the independent living philosophy for persons with significant disabilities. See their resource newsletter for information about organizations for various types of disabilities.

Relay New Hampshire
A free service that provides full telephone accessibility to people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, and speech-disabled. This service allows text-telephone (TTY) users to communicate with standard telephone users through specially training relay operators.

Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS)   

One of the Community Action Agencies in New Hampshire, SNHS' mission is to change people's lives, embody the spirit of hope, improve communities, and make America a better place to live.

Sprint IP Relay
A free service offered to deaf and hard of hearing individuals that allows them to place relay calls over the Internet via their computer or laptop. There is no need for traditional TTY equipment.