NH Department of Health and Human Services is the
largest agency in the NH state government and is responsible for the health,
safety, and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire. DHHS provides services for individuals,
children, families, and seniors and administers programs and services such as
mental health, developmental disability, substance abuse, and public health.
Feeding America is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief
charity. Their network of more than 200
food banks serves all 50 states, the District of Columbia,
and Puerto Rico,
securing and distributing more than 2.5 billion pounds of food and grocery
U.S. Census Bureau provides information about population and
poverty levels throughout the country.
The Congressional Hunger Center is a non-profit,
anti-hunger training organization founded by former Rep. Tony Hall and located
New Hampshire Dietetic Association is a state affiliate
of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and provides
trustworthy, science-based food and nutrition information.
Food Resource Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national
non-profit organization working to improve public policies and public-private
partnerships to eradicate hunger and under nutrition in the United States.
Share Our Strength (SOS) is a national organization that
works hard to make sure no kid in America grows up
211 is a free and confidential service
that provides information about health and human services available throughout New Hampshire. Dial 2-1-1 from any New Hampshire phone or visit www.211nh.org.
Sesame Street's Food for Thought: Eating Well on a Budget series is a bilingual, multimedia program
designed to help support families who have children between the ages of 2 and 8
and are coping with uncertain or limited access to affordable and nutritious
The NH Farmer's Market Association has a complete list of farmer's markets throughout New Hampshire, including those that accept food stamp EBT cards.
Guide to Community Resources: In a recent effort to provide a guide for those in need, the Jobless
Recovery Roundtable project has created this guide to the Greater Manchester
area. This PDF gives information about available assistance regarding
food, fuel/electricity, rent and mortgage, clothing, mental health and
prescriptions, holiday, financial counseling, employment and job
training. To download this PDF, click here.
The National Hunger Hotline 1-866-3 HUNGRY and 1-877-8 HAMBRE (1-866-348-6479 and 1-877-842-6273) refers people in need of emergency food assistance to food pantries, government programs, and model grassroots organizations that work to improve access to healthy, nutritious food, and build self-reliance. Help is available on Monday through Friday from 9am-6pm EST. Hablamos español. The Hotline is funded in part by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.