Welfare Department

Due to the current situation, please call the Welfare Office at 603-934-3404 for assistance or any questions. 

What We Do:

The Welfare Department assists individuals/families towards sustainability.  We provide temporary emergency assistance to city residents for the basic needed necessities of life when other resources are unavailable.  We also operate a work program and participate as a screening agency for the NH Emergency Housing.

Welfare assistance includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Electric/Gas Emergencies
  • Food
  • Prescriptions
  • Rent/Mortgage Assistance

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Sherry Ryea Welfare Director