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Community Resources

Raymond Coalition for Youth knows the value of connecting resources. We work hard to find community partners that can help connect the community with valuable information and resources. If you are looking for more information on any topic that isn’t listed, we invite you to connect with us and we will work to get that information to you.


PLEASE NOTE:  During the COVID-19 Outbreak, a lot of changes are happening. Please bear with us as we update information on this page as soon as we are able. Please visit our COVID-19 Resource Page that is being updated daily. We thank you for your patience!


For NH Information and Referrals dial 2-1-1

2-1-1 NH is the connection for New Hampshire residents to the most up to date resources they need from specially trained Information and Referral Specialists. 2-1-1 NH is available 24 hours, 365 days a year. 

Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available. 

Those residing outside of New Hampshire, call 1.866.444.4211.

For Immediate Assistance, contact: 

Here is a copy of our Raymond Coalition For Youth Community Resources Guide. This information is updated annually to ensure it is accurate and correct. Please feel free to share this guide electronically, or make copies to share. If you would like hard copies for your location please contact our office and we can bring some by. 

The Raymond School District is offering free emergency breakfast & lunch meals to K-12 students in our community during school's closure due to COVID-19:

What people with a substance use disorder need to know about COVID-19

New Hampshire Recovery Hub: New Hampshire Recovery Hub is a resource for people who are curious about, entering, or sustaining recovery from substance use disorders. is aimed at assembling all of the information in one spot and letting people know it has the seal of approval from state officials. This website launched in May, 2018, and is a partnership between the NH Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services and peer recovery services at Harbor Homes

Seacoast Family Support Group - Providing peer support to adult family members with a loved one afflicted by Substance Use Disorder.  In 2020, Meetings happen on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.  For any questions on the Family Support Group meetings, please call 603-731-4227

Families First: Support for families...health care for all
Holding various support groups in the Seabrook/Portsmouth areas. Click on this picture for more information:

Raymond High School Students - Assistance is available to you & your families, right at the school. Contact Mrs. Angela Fallon, the RHS Social Worker. 

Family Support Groups in New Hampshire

Provided by Granite Pathways.

Contact Lynn Fuller, Family Support Coordinator for the state of New Hampshire, with questions, or to start a support group in your area.

QUIT VAPING - 
Resources and tools available to help teens quit vaping

Live Free Recovery offers a comprehensive approach to treating adolescents with a substance use disorder. Locations in Newton, NH, and Rochester, NH. Contact them at (603) 563-0061, or info@livefreerecovery.com

Is there a young woman in your life who is pregnant and misusing or addicted to opioids? Perhaps it’s your daughter or granddaughter, your son’s girlfriend or wife, a niece or a friend. Here you’ll find information to help her have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

South Central NH Public Health Network: How Addiction Affects the Brain

The Truth About ACEs: Learn about what Adverse Childhood Experiences are and the impact they have. View the video presentation from our October 11, 2018, monthly meeting, by the Manchester NH ACERT Team


Assistance & Resources by Category

ABUSE

SAFE: Stop Abuse For Everyone, a Human Rights Agency - bringing awareness to underserved victims.

DCYF (NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Children, Youth & Families): to report abuse, call: (800) 894-5533

Haven NH - Providing support services and prevention education to those impacted by domestic and sexual violence.

NH Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence:
24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: (866) 644-3574, 
24-Hour Sexual Assault Hotline: (800) 277-5570

ALCOHOL/DRUG ABUSE
Alcoholics Anonymous: (603) 622-6967, (800) 593-3330, e-mail: office@nhaa.net

Al-Anon / Alateen: If you have someone you know or love and their drinking is affecting you, Al-Anon can help, (877) 825-2666, or (603) 369-6930 (answering service).  Click the picture below for a current list, as of November 2019, of Al-Anon meetings in NH, which includes Alateen meetings also. 

Alcohol Addiction Resource Center

Breathe NH: (603) 669-2411, (800) 835-8647 
Drug Abuse Hotline: (800) 888-9383

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Program focuses on addiction, obsessive-compulsive behavior and recovery from it, not drug-specific. Call: (603) 645-4777, List of local meetings in the seacoast area. 

New Futures: Offers a substance abuse support group, Call: (603) 382-6541 x227

nhtreatment.org: Offers substance misuse information

NH Tobacco Resource Center: (800) 894-5533 

Quit Now NH: (800) 879-8678 (Quit Line)

CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT; CHILD CARE
Easter Seals: (603) 895-1522, (603) 623-8863

Rockingham Community Action: Raymond: (603) 895-2303

Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc.: Toll-Free: (800) 322-1073 | Local: (603) 668-8010 | Hearing Impaired: (800) 877-8339

COUNSELING SERVICES
Catholic Charities of NH: (800) 562-5292

Child & Family Services (Exeter area): (603) 772-3786

The Counseling Center: (603) 627-3111

The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester: (603) 668-4111

NAMI New Hampshire InfoLine (800) 242-6264, message info@NAMINH.org

Seacoast Mental Health: Providing Hope. Promoting Recovery: (603) 772-2710

CRISIS HOTLINES
NH State Services: 2-1-1

Seacoast Outright: (603) 552-5824

Headrest Teen Line: (800) 639-6095 

EATING DISORDERS
National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: (800) 931-2237

Center for Eating Disorders Management (Bedford, NH): (603) 472-2846

Project Heal: Project HEAL provides access to healing for all people with eating disorders.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
Addiction Policy Forum: Addiction Policy Forum is working to eliminate addiction as a major health problem in the following areas: Helping Patients and Families in Crisis, Improving Treatment, Prevention, Raising Awareness and Promoting Education and Advocacy.

Children's Hospital at Dartmouth: Teen driver website is www.nhteendrivers.com, and traffic safety website is www.trafficsafety4nh.org.

Dudley Tucker Library (Raymond): (603) 895-7057 

Family Resource Connection, NH Children's Behavioral Health Collaborative: (800) 298-4321

Families First: Support for families...health care for all, (603) 422-8208

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) - NH: (603) 647-2300

Raymond Head Start: (603) 244-2937

Salvation Army (Manchester area): (603) 627-7013

Seacoast School of Technology: (603) 775-8461

YMCA (Exeter): (603) 642-3361

EMPLOYMENT
NH Employment Security - Services for Job Seekers

NH Employment Program

NH Employment Security, Manchester office: (603) 627-7841

NH Works

FOOD ASSISTANCE

The Raymond School District is offering free emergency breakfast & lunch meals to K-12 students in our community during school's closure due to COVID-19:

Raymond Food Pantry, 55 Prescott Rd., Raymond, NH: (603) 895-2303 

Seacoast Family Food Pantry: (603) 436-0641

NH Food Stamp Program: (800) 852-3345, ext. 9700

Women, Infants & Children (WIC): (800) 256-9880

NH Housing: (800) 640-7239

FAMILY SUPPORT
Families Anonymous: (800) 736-9805

Families First: Support for families...health care for all, (603) 422-8208

Granite Pathways

Keep Hope Alive Family Support Group (Raymond): Ann (603) 731-4227 or Tom (603) 731-1523

NH Samaritan Crisis Hotline: (866) 457-2910

Rockingham Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice Care: (603) 772-2981

UNH Cooperative Extension: (603) 862-1520

Waypoint (formerly Child & Family Services) Parent Line: (800) 640-6486

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Consumer Credit - Credit Counseling Professionals: (800) 769-3571

Health & Human Services (844) 275-3447

Southern NH Services, Inc. - The Community Action Program for Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties: (800) 322-1073

Step Up Parents - Step Up Parents provides financial assistance to kinship caregivers in New Hampshire who are raising the children of parents with substance use disorder.

GRANDPARENT RESOURCES: 
Families First: Support for families...health care for all, (603) 422-8208

Seacoast Grandparents Recharge Group

Here are two links to two brochures for possible financial and other support services:
https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dfa/documents/village.pdf
https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dfa/grandparent-resources/documents/grandfamilies.pdf    

This is a respite resource for grandparents who just need a little break and can possibly help with childcare:  https://www.nhcarepath.dhhs.nh.gov/partner-resources/documents/grandparent-handout.pdf

HEALTH
Lamprey Health Care: (603) 895-3351

New Hampshire Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP):  (800) 852-3345 ext. 4344

Nurse Advice Line: (844) 265-1278, TDD/TTY (855) 742-0123

Medicaid NH: (800) 852-3345

HOUSING / SHELTERS
Cross Roads House, Portsmouth: (603) 436-2218 (available 24/7)

Families in Transition: (603) 641-9441

Manchester Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Manchester: (603) 624-2100

My Friend’s Place, Dover: (603) 749-3017

New Generation, Greenland, (Pregnant women/Mothers with children only): (603) 436-4989

New Horizons For New Hampshire - Angie's Shelter For Women (for Women): (603) 668-8698

New Horizons For New Hampshire - New Horizons: (603) 668-1877

LEGAL ASSISTANCE
NH Legal Assistance: (800) 562-3174

Legal Advice/Referral Center: (800) 639-5290

NH Judicial Branch Self-Help Center

LOCAL ASSISTANCE
Emergency: 9-1-1

NH State Services: 2-1-1

Raymond Fire Department: (603) 895-3321

Raymond Police Department: (603) 895-4747

American Red Cross NH/VT: 1-800­-RED-CROSS (1-800­-733-2767)

Northern New England Poison Control: (800) 222-1222

Greater Raymond Area Chamber of Commerce: (603) 895-2254

MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE (See COUNSELING above)

PREGNANCY HELP / BIRTH CONTROL / FAMILY PLANNING
Exeter Health Center: (603) 772-9315

Lamprey Healthcare: (603) 895-3351

Joan G. Lovering Health Center: (603) 436-7588

New Generation: (603) 436-4989

PARENTING
Families First: Support for families...health care for all, (603) 422-8208

Parent Line - Waypoint (formerly Child & Family Services): (800) 640-6486

Parent Information Center: (800) 947-7005

Persist:  A support group for pregnant and parenting women in recovery from substance use.  This free, weekly support group meets every Tuesday from 9:00 am-10:00 am in Haverhill, MA. Visit their website,  or contact 978-992-8010. 

POISON CONTROL
Northern New England Poison Control: (800) 222-1222

RECOVERY/TREATMENT
Addiction Recovery Services – Evidence-based treatment for substance use and co-occurring mental health symptoms. Portsmouth and Salem, NH locations. Intensive Outpatient Programs and Aftercare offered.

Crossroads Recovery Center is located in Salem, NH. You can contact their office at (603) 912-4490. You may also visit their website for more information. 

Hope for NH Recovery: (603) 935-7524 

The Farnum Center:  Their Misson - "Helping individuals and families find their way to a life free of the effects of alcohol and other drugs through comprehensive treatment and recovery services open to all." Locations in Franklin and Manchester, NH.  Contact: 1-888-840-4243.

GateHouse Treatment:  GateHouse Treatment is one of the leading drug rehabs in NH. The drug treatment center is located in beautiful Nashua, New Hampshire, conveniently minutes from downtown Nashua. Their drug rehab in Nashua is an intimate setting with very individualized and focused care.  For 24/7 Treatment Help, call: (855) 448-3588.

PersistA support group for pregnant and parenting women in recovery from substance use.  This free, weekly support group meets every Tuesday from 9:00 am-10:00 am in Haverhill, MA. Visit their website,  or contact 978-992-8010. 

RUNAWAYS
National Runaway Safeline: (800) 786-2929

SEXUAL IDENTITY
Seacoast Outright: (603) 431-1013

PFLAG: (800) 750-2524

The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
NH STD Prevention Program / Partner Services: (800) 852-3345

NH DHHS Infectious Disease Prevention, Investigation & Care Services: (603) 271-4502

NH AIDS Hotline: (800) 752-2437

SHELTERS (See Housing above)

SUICIDE & DEPRESSION
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Hampstead Hospital: (603) 329-5311

Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester: (603) 668-4111, Mobile Crisis Response: (800) 688-3544 

Parkland Medical Center Behavioral Health Services, 24/7 Crisis and Referral Line: (603) 433-5270

Portsmouth Regional Hospital Behavioral Health Services: (603) 433-4980

TREATMENT:  Visit our Treatment/Recovery Resources page