Help for Now


You can call for an intake anytime and we will have an intake counselor contact you as soon as is possible!

HCSC helps community members and families from Strafford County and from the larger Seacoast Community.  To maintain our safe environment, we do not accept walk-ins. 

Are you homeless or facing homelessness? 
Links and contact information to assist you.

Sponsored by the United Way 211 can be dialed from any phone in New Hampshire and will connect community members with services.  

211 New Hampshire

NH Residents Dial: 211
Out of State Dial: 1-866-444-4211

211 New Hampshire connects callers, at no cost, to information about critical health and human services available in their community. Visit the 211 New Hampshire website to search their online database, which contains information on over 1,800 health and human service providers and 4,500 service locations.

City of Rochester
Welfare Office
31 Wakefield Street
Rochester, NH  03867

City of Dover
Welfare Office
61 Locust Street
Dover, NH  03820

City of Somersworth
Welfare Office
One Government Way
Somersworth, NH  03878

Strafford County Community Action
PO Box 160
Dover, NH  03821

Low-Income Senior Housing
There are affordable senior housing options available for older Americans with a low income. Those who meet certain criteria may qualify for vouchers, assistance programs and tax credits. It’s important to consider lifestyle, assistance requirements and which housing environment is best suited for you before deciding.

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Click here to find a food pantry in your area