Serving the Community since 1961 

Community Partners: Mental/Behavioral Health:

Rochester: 603-516-9300

Family Strength- Child/Family Services:

Dover: 603-742-5662

COAST Bus Services:

Dover: 603-743-5777

Other NH Housing Authorities: 

NH Legal Aid- Advice & Referral Ctr.

Concord: 603-639-5290

Meals-on-Wheels:

Somersworth: 603-692-4211

Community Action Partnership:

Strafford County: 603-435-2500

Rockingham County: 603-778-1834

Housing Stability Services: 603-435-2448


My Friend's Place- Shelter

Dover: 603-516-8143

Local & State Government Agencies:

Gerry's Food Pantry:

Dover: 603-330-3468

Haven- Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Srv:

603-994-7233

Dept. of Health & Human Services:

Rochester: 603-332-4120

Concord: 603-225-1652

Options for Women- Pregnancy Counseling

Dover: 603-749-5662

Seacoast Eat Local:   

Dover Adult Learning Center:

Dover: 603-742-1030

Rochester: 603-335-6200

House of Hope Mission Soup Kitchen

Berwick: 207-698-9964

Cross Roads House- Shelter

Portsmouth: 603-436-2218

We at the SHA realize that the waiting list for Public Housing and/r the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program can be a lengthy process. We also recognize that there are times when our applicants' may be in a more immediate need of assistance.


Our lobby bulletin board has posting of privately owned/managed locally available apartments. These apartments are NOT subsidized through the SHA & offer rents usually at or slightly above Fair Market rental rents.


Below are a number or state, county and city agencies in the Somersworth, Dover, Rochester and Portsmouth area. In addition, please visit our information stand in our lobby for additional community resource brochures.

Families' First/Healthcare Van:

Portsmouth: 603-422-8208

Resource Listing:

Questions? Call us at 1-603-692-2864

Southeastern Drug/Alcohol Services:

Dover: 603-516-8160

Service Link- Aging & Disability Resource Center:

Rochester: 603-332-7398

Portsmouth: 603-334-6594

Homeless Shelter of Strafford County

Rochester: 603-332-3065

NH Healthy Kids:

Concord: 877-464-2447

               603-228-2925

Dover: 603-749-5662

Avis Goodwin Health Center:

Somersworth: 603-749-2346

Other Resources:

Job Corps- Education/Job Training:

1-800-733-5627.

Vets Inc.-Supportive Services for Veterans:

Concord: 603-401-2537

                603-482-2565

Community Service Agencies:

Community Health:

Somersworth Human Resources:

603-692-9509

Somersworth Housing Authority

Share Fund- Emergency Assistance:

Somersworth: 603-609-5710

Rochester: 603-335-0011