Community-based, free and confidential services that assist and support parents in their role as caregivers. When families are healthy and strong, communities thrive.
family support services
Home Visiting is one-to-one support that helps caretakers make connections, build community, and access the resources they need to raise healthy, happy children. Home Visits are especially convenient for families with new babies or those with limited access to transportation. This service is free, and visits are confidential and voluntary.
Parenting programs offer caregivers the opportunity to engage in supportive conversations around a variety of topics such as managing stress and exhaustion; relationships and relationship building; communication; attachment and bonding; early learning; child development; and more. Becoming the parent is challenging experience. Connecting with parents in your community can make all the difference.
Grandparent & Relative Caregivers (Kinship Navigation)
Kinship Navigators guide grandparents and other relative caregivers through an array of services and supports that meet the unique needs of both caregiver and children. The Kinship Navigator Program is free and confidential, and community-based services are easy to access throughout New Hampshire. To download the Kinship and Relative Caregiver Guide, click HERE:
Children & Youth
- Parent-Child Groups: Parent-Child Activity Groups and Baby Groups are an excellent way for parents to spend quality time with their young children, promote healthy development and growth, and get answers to parenting questions.
- Toddler Time: Toddler Time allows children ages 1 to 4 to new explore new activities, while giving parents an opportunity to connect with other parents.
- Developmental Screening: Developmental screening is a process that helps caregivers understand where children are in their development and whether or not additional evaluation or support is needed to promote healthy growth.
- Before and After School Programs: Before and After School Programs offer school-age children the opportunity to continue learning outside the classroom.
- Teen Workshops & Learning: Teen workshops help adolescents develop the self-confidence and strong soft skills to become productive and successful members of society.
- Special Needs: Family Resource Centers can help families access specialized assistance, guidance and navigation of therapy, resources and support for children with unique needs.
While Family Resource Centers are as unique as the communities they serve, they share a commitment to supporting families and ALL their members. Contact your local Family Resource Center for a full list of programs in your area.