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Welfare FAQ

I live in Manchester, how do I apply for the following? www.dhhs.state.nh.us or www.nheasy.nh.gov.

  • ANB - Aid to the Needy Blind
  • APTD - Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • DEAS - Division of Elderly and Adult Services
  • DCYF - Division of Children, Youth and Families
  • EBT - Electronic Benefits Transfer
  • Food Stamps
  • Healthy Kids Program
  • Medicaid
  • OAA - Old Age Assistance
  • TANF - Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

The above services are provided by the State Division of Health and Human Services (State Welfare). The Manchester office is located at 195 McGregor Street. Their phone number is 603-668-2330. Their Web Site is

Fuel Assistance can be reached at 603-647-4470. The agency is located at 160 Silver Street, Manchester, NH.

Who do I contact to get help with a security deposit?

Contact the Way Home at 603-627-3491. The agency is located at 20 Merrimack Street, suite B, in Manchester. Their web site is: http://www.thewayhomenh.org.

I am disabled and cannot apply in person, what do I do?

Call the Manchester, NH City Welfare office at 603-624-6484 to make intake arrangements.

Do you have ADA access?

Yes, call the Manchester, NH City Welfare office at 603-624-6484 for instructions.

I do not live in Manchester, can I apply for assistance with your office?

You must contact your local city or town Welfare Official. By State law, every city and town in New Hampshire must have a Welfare Official. For the Welfare Official's name and number, contact your city or town offices.

I am thinking of moving to Manchester, can I apply with your office?

You must contact the Welfare Official in the city or town where you are living. By State law every city and town in New Hampshire must have a Welfare Official. For the Welfare Official's name and number, contact your city or town offices.

I do not speak English very well. I need help from your office. What do I do?

If possible, come in with an adult who can interpret for you. If that is not possible, have someone call our office at 603-624-6484 so that the problem can be addressed.

Can you tell me over the phone or through email if I am eligible for help?

Eligibility can only be determined by going through the intake process.

I was last seen by a caseworker in your office three months ago, do I have to reapply?

No, cases are now considered active for a period of six (6) months from the date of last contact. Call us at 603-624-6484 for an appointment.

Do you have the phone numbers for New Hampshire’s city and town welfare offices?

For phone numbers to the Welfare Official's in cities and towns other than Manchester, click
here.

 

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