Town of Haverhill, New Hampshire

Welfare Department



Office Phone: 603-787-6514 
Cell Phone: 603-728-7184
Fax: 603-787-2226

Welfare Open Office Hours:
 

Mondays 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Wednesdays 7:30am - 9:30am

*By appointment only


 
If welfare office is closed and it is an emergency please call 2-1-1
 

Local Welfare Responsibility is outlined in RSA 165:1, I, which says:
Whenever a person in any town is poor and unable to support himself, he shall be relieved and maintained by the overseers of public welfare of such town, whether or not he has a residence there.
  
Responsibility of Town Officials:
By statute, the Select board of the Town of Haverhill is the Overseer of Public Welfare.  The Select board has appointed the Welfare Administrator to coordinate and implement a program of general assistance pursuant to RSA 165.  In the absence of the Welfare Administrator the Administrative Assistant shall serve as the Welfare Administrator.  The Welfare Administrator performs these duties under the supervision of the Select board.  The hours of the Welfare Administrator are posted above.  Anyone seeking general assistance shall make initial inquiry at this office.  Emergency aid, when need is demonstrated under the guidelines provided shall be made available within 72 hours after the applicant initiates the process. All applicants will be treated with dignity, respect and confidentiality.

USEFUL HELP LINKS

2-1-1 New Hampshire

Friends of Veterans, Homeless Prevention and Assistance
Granite State Independent Living

Molar Express
New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic Violence
New Hampshire Employment Security
New Hampshire Housing
New Hampshire Legal Aid

New Hampshire Department of Human Services (SNAP, WIC, Senior Services, Medicaid)
North Country Home Health
North Country Ride Share
Northern Human Services
Service Link (Elders, Adults Living with Disabilities)
Social Security Office
Tri County CAP (Food Bank, Fuel Assistance and Homeless Programs)

USDA Rural Development (Housing Repair Assistance)

Homeless Hotline 1-800-852-3388

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