Family Planning and Parenting Resources

Big Brother/Big Sister
(603) 448-4553
Program of the LISTEN Center

Casey Family Services
(802) 649-1400 or 1-800-607-1400
Foster programs for children including information, support, referrals. Programs in international adoption

Child Advocacy and Protection Program at CHaD
(603) 650-8819
Support services for children who have been identified as possible victims of non-accidental injury

Child Advocacy Center at The Family Place Parent Child Center
(802) 649-3268
A safe, child-friendly environment for families and professionals working together to reduce trauma for children

CHaD Family Center
(603) 653-9899
Community connections, information, resources, and support for children and families at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Waypoint (formerly Child & Family Services)
(603) 298-8237
Adoption, advocacy, child care resources and referrals, counseling, home-based family therapy, early supports and services, teen services, parent and family skills, summer camps

Children's Integrated Services Program (CIS)
(802) 295-8820
CIS is a benefit of Vermont Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur health insurance. It can help families connect with high quality health care and support services in the community.

Family-Centered Early Supports and Services
(603) 542-8706
New Hampshire Developmental services, home visits, family support, respite, advocacy, financial assistance for children 0-3 with developmental delays and disabilities

Family Resource Connection
(603) 271-7931, 800-298-4321
The Family Resource Connection is a special service of the New Hampshire State Library that provides information about all aspects of raising, caring for and educating young children. Information concerning child development, education, child care, disabilities and health issues related to young children.

FirstGov
A comprehensive US Government website with resources for parenting

Good Beginnings
(603) 298-9524
Matches trained volunteers with families of newborns for a period of at least three months. The volunteers offer to help with whatever help is needed.

Hannah House
(603) 448-5339
Residential and outreach program and support for pregnant and parenting teens

Injury Prevention Center at CHaD
(877) 783-0432 or (603) 653-1135
Programs include child passenger safety, Buckle Up NH, NH Firearm Safety Coalition, Youth Suicide Prevention Assembly, NH Fall Risk Reduction Task Force

Listen Community Services
(603) 448-4553 or 1-800-263-1166
Services include budget counseling, community dinners, food pantry, heating helpers, housing, youth mentoring, summer camps, holiday gift baskets, and supportive housing

Catholic Charities New Hampshire
(603) 669-3030
Referral, counseling, and community development

New Hampshire Division of Children, Youth & Families
(800) 982-1001 or (603) 542-9544
Claremont District Office
Child abuse/neglect, programs for at-risk families

New Hampshire Minority Health Coalition
(603) 627 7703 or (866) 460-9933
Identification and advocacy for populations with barriers to health care services. Located in Manchester, its programs include Covering Kids, cultural competency, HIV prevention, healthy family home visits, medical interpretations, and more.

Northern New England Poison Center
(800) 222-1222

Parent Aid Program
(603) 298-8399
A family support and education program through Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH). Parent Aid Program offers parent aids, maternal and child health nurses and para-professionals for transportation, respite and child care services.

Planned Parenthood of New England
(603) 298-7766
Confidential reproductive health care for men and women

Respite Child Care Program
(603) 448-1268
Assists parents in securing quality respite child care, a temporary break for families living in southwest Grafton County, NH

The Family Place Parent-Child Center
(802) 649-3268
Programs include Family, Infant Toddler Program providing early intervention services for children 0-3 in Vermont; Children Upstream Services; free play groups; parent education; parent support; Child Advocacy Center; home visiting; clinical services: child care subsidies; information and referral; community development.

Special Needs Support Center
(603) 448-6311
Support groups, education and advocacy for families with children who have special needs. Home of Kids on the Block, Parent to Parent of NH, Partners In Health-Lebanon, Respite Child Care Program, Happenings, Buddies, Connections

Vermont Parent-Child Centers
Complete listing of parent child centers

Vermont Children's Aid Society
(802) 457-3084
Child/family counseling, adoption, pregnancy counseling

VT Department for Children and Families
(802) 295-8820 White River Junction, VT Office
Child Abuse and Neglect, management of services to at risk families

Visiting Nurse Association/Vermont New Hampshire
(802) 295-2604
Newborn home visits; well child clinics; parent support; parent aid programs; fatherhood services; home health with nursing; occupational therapy and physical therapy services; home health aids; and Hospice.

WISE
(603) 448-5922 or (603) 448-5525 - 24hr hotline
Programs include Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and Youth Outreach Program working with area middle and high schools to teach relationship skills to students.

Women's Health Resource Center
(603) 650-2600
Classes, workshops and lectures; free monthly women's health lectures; referral and advocacy services; a lending library, pregnancy resources and fatherhood classes.