Human Services

Mission Statement

The Hampstead contracts out the administration of the Town’s general assistance program to Community Health Services located in Derry, NH. CHS serves as a resource for all residents seeking assistance with the essential provisions of life. New Hampshire’s local assistance program is outlined in RSA 165:1. The purpose of this program is to ensure that individuals do not end up on the street, without heat, lights or food. The local welfare system is best described as a "safety net" for residents. This is different from state and federal assistance programs that address long term issues.

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