House of Hope Mission Soup Kitchen

Berwick: 207-698-9964

My Friend's Place- Shelter

Dover: 603-516-8143

Local & State Government Agencies:

Resource Listing:

Avis Goodwin Health Center:

Somersworth: 603-749-2346

Other NH Housing Authorities: 

Somersworth Human Resources:


Southeastern Drug/Alcohol Services:

Dover: 603-516-8160

Seacoast Eat Local:   

Share Fund- Emergency Assistance:

Somersworth: 603-609-5710

Rochester: 603-335-0011

Vets Inc.-Supportive Services for Veterans:

Concord: 603-401-2537


Community Service Agencies:

Community Health:

Community Action Partnership:

Strafford County: 603-435-2500

Rockingham County: 603-778-1834

Housing Stability Services: 603-435-2448

Other Resources:

Haven- Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Srv:


Questions? Call us at 1-603-692-2864

COAST Bus Services:

Dover: 603-743-5777


Somersworth: 603-692-4211

NH Legal Aid- Advice & Referral Ctr.

Concord: 603-639-5290

Serving the Community since 1961 

Homeless Shelter of Strafford County

Rochester: 603-332-3065

Somersworth Housing Authority

Dept. of Health & Human Services:

Rochester: 603-332-4120

Concord: 603-225-1652

Gerry's Food Pantry:

Dover: 603-330-3468

Family Strength- Child/Family Services:

Dover: 603-742-5662

Cross Roads House- Shelter

Portsmouth: 603-436-2218

Dover Adult Learning Center:

Dover: 603-742-1030

Rochester: 603-335-6200

Community Partners: Mental/Behavioral Health:

Rochester: 603-516-9300

Service Link- Aging & Disability Resource Center:

Rochester: 603-332-7398

Portsmouth: 603-334-6594

NH Healthy Kids:

Concord: 877-464-2447


Dover: 603-749-5662

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.

Options for Women- Pregnancy Counseling

Dover: 603-749-5662

Job Corps- Education/Job Training:


Families' First/Healthcare Van:

Portsmouth: 603-422-8208