Human Services

Local Welfare Office

Concord Human Services is the local welfare office for the City of Concord.



Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF/EA, APTD, OAA, Child Care

  • New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) NH State Welfare - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a cash program, Emergency Assistance, Food Stamps, (SNAP), Medicaid, Child Care, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled (APTD) is a cash program, Old Age Assistance (OAA), is a cash program and other services, all programs are based on eligibility.
    Ph: 603-271-6200   Fax: 603-271-6451
  • NH Easy - Online application website for programs through DHHS.
    Ph: 603-271-6200   Fax: 603-271-6451

Fuel Assistance & Weatherization, Senior Programs, Housing & Homelessness

  • Belknap-Merrimack Community Action Program - Belknap Merrimack Community Action Program - Heating and electric assistance, Neighbor Helping Neighbor (utility disconnects) Senior housing, affordable housing, and assistance programs for the homeless based on eligibility.
    Ph: 603-225-6880   Fax: 603-225-9242
  • New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program NHERAP
  • The Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides rent and utility assistance to eligible households who have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Ph: 603-841-3440   Fax: 603-290-5536

Housing Programs

Information & Referral

New Americans

  • Ascentria Care Alliance - Assists refugees with arrival, integration into the community, job training, placement, and other services.
    Ph: 603-224-8111

NH Substance Misuse Treatment Information


  • Community Action Program (CAP) - Belknap Merrimack Community Action Program - Provides food for eligible Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Supplemental Commodity Foods Program (SCFP) and The Meals on Wheels Program provides food for eligible seniors.
    Ph: 603-225-2050  Fax: 603-228-1898

Social Security


  • Concord Area Transit - Fixed route bus transportation and demand response transportation for seniors and people with disabilities.
    Ph: 603-225-1989