- NH Department of Health and Human Services is the largest agency in the NH state government and is responsible for the health, safety, and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire. DHHS provides services for individuals, children, families, and seniors and administers programs and services such as mental health, developmental disability, substance abuse, and public health.
- Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Their network of more than 200 food banks serves all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, securing and distributing more than 2.5 billion pounds of food and grocery products annually.
- U.S. Census Bureau provides information about population and poverty levels throughout the country.
- The Congressional Hunger Center is a non-profit, anti-hunger training organization founded by former Rep. Tony Hall and located in Washington D.C.
- New Hampshire Dietetic Association is a state affiliate of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and provides trustworthy, science-based food and nutrition information.
- Food Resource Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national non-profit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and under nutrition in the United States.
- Share Our Strength (SOS) is a national organization that works hard to make sure no kid in America grows up hungry.
- 211 is a free and confidential service that provides information about health and human services available throughout New Hampshire. Dial 2-1-1 from any New Hampshire phone or visit www.211nh.org.
- The NH Farmer’s Market Association has a complete list of farmer’s markets throughout New Hampshire, including those that accept food stamp EBT cards.
- Unemployment Guide to Community Resources: In a recent effort to provide a guide for those in need, the Jobless Recovery Roundtable project has created this guide to the Greater Manchester area. This PDF gives information about available assistance regarding food, fuel/electricity, rent and mortgage, clothing, mental health and prescriptions, holiday, financial counseling, employment and job training.
The National Hunger Hotline 1-866-3 HUNGRY and 1-877-8 HAMBRE (1-866-348-6479 and 1-877-842-6273) refers people in need of emergency food assistance to food pantries, government programs, and model grassroots organizations that work to improve access to healthy, nutritious food, and build self-reliance. Help is available on Monday through Friday from 9am-6pm EST. Hablamos español.
The Hotline is funded in part by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.