Resources For Families

Resources for Families

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Resources for Families

2-1-1 A great telephone resource that acts as a "middleman" to connect to a variety of resources in your community including food pantries, health services, etc.

Additional Emergency Hotlines:

**If you, or someone you know, needs extra support during this time, confidential 24 hour helplines are available:

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741-741

NH Suicide Prevention Hotline: Call 1-800-273-8255

NH Addiction Crisis Line: Call 1-844-711-4357

**If you or someone you know are experiencing a mental health emergency, please do one of the following:

Call your local police department- Manchester PD (603) 628-6255

Call the Mobile Crisis Response Team (800)-688-354

Go to the nearest Emergency Room or call 911

Here are a couple links for information on internet help in our community:

Directions to download the free xfinity hotspot app. Xfinity is currently offering free access to hotspot locations for those individuals who are unable to access the internet at home

This is also a great resource to receive free and reduced internet services. To be eligible for this program a family must meet the requirements which are the same for free and reduced lunch. Covering families that have students in K-college. You can also call spectrum directly at 1-844-488-8398 May have a fee. May have a fee.

Applying for State Benefits:

This is a great resource to apply for state benefits such as food stamps, cash assistance, and emergency services. You can also contact the Department of Health and Human Services directly via phone at 1-800-852-3345

Applying for Unemployment:

This is a website that allows individuals to apply for unemployment due to the virus

Food Pantries:

This is a pantry that is working closely with the community to serve hot meals as well as provide food through their extensive pantry. Currently the hours are irregular due to the virus so be sure to contact prior to arrival

1269 Café Food Pantry, 351 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH 03101 Phone: 603-512-1571 Website: Services: Faith-based support and assistance. Lunch served Monday - Friday at 11:30-12:30. Lunch served Sunday 1:00. Food Pantry Thursday at

9:30am (doors close at 10) and Sunday around 1:15.

Blessed Sacrament Church Food Pantry, 14 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03103 Phone: 603-622-5445 Website: Services: Wednesdays 1-3pm. Closed on 5th week. Only 03101 and 03103 zip code residents.

First United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 961 Valley Street, Manchester, NH 03103 Phone: 603-622-8863 Website: Services: Thursdays 9-11:30am.

Friends of St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, 575 Candia Road, Manchester, NH 03109 Phone: 603-622-6510 Website: Services: Fridays 8:45-9:15am. Appointments may be available.

KarenAngela Carter Food Pantry/A.R.K. Church, 336 Kelley Street, Manchester, NH 03102 Phone: 603-670-4615 Website: Services: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 11am-1pm. 1st and 3rd Saturdays 11am-1pm.

Manchester Church of God Food Pantry, 230 Mooresville Road, Manchester, NH 03103 Phone: 603-625-2732. Website: Services: By appointment only. Must leave name and phone number to schedule.

Parish of Transfiguration Food Pantry, 107 Alsace Street, Manchester, NH 03102 Phone: 603-628-6859 Services: Tuesdays and Fridays 1-3pm by appointment only. Only 03102 zip code residents.

Salvation Army Food Pantry, 121 Cedar Street, Manchester, NH 03101 Phone: 603-627-7013. Website: Services: By appointment only. Must leave name and phone number to schedule.

Shiloh Community Church Food Pantry* (items sold at extremely low prices), 461 Straw Rd, Manchester Phone: 603-627-7729 Website: Services: Fridays, 6-8pm.

St. Andrews Episcopal Church Food Pantry, 102 North Main Street, Manchester, NH 03102 Phone: 603-622-8632 Website: Services: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 8:15-10am.

St. Raphael Parish Food Pantry 103 Walker Street, Manchester, NH 03102 Phone: 603-623-2604 Website: Services: Mondays 7-8pm.

Sacred Heart Church Food Pantry, 247 South Main Street, Manchester, NH 03102 Phone: 603-625-9525 Website: Services: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-12pm.

Additional Food Assistance:

The YMCA of Downtown Manchester will be distributing grab-and-go dinners every evening from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Families will be able to pick up breakfast and lunch from the Teen Center entrance, 42 Stark Street. MSD buses will be dropping off food at the end of the route, then the Y will distribute those meals. You can get an idea of when the buses will drop food off by viewing the routes at

Burger King & McDonalds - offering free kids meals, call your local chain as some need to be ordered on-line.

Burger King- 737 Daniel Webster Hwy North, (603) 623-0800

Burger King- 622 S Willow St, (603) 623-3636

Burger King- 623 Second St, (603) 622-4307

McDonald's- 196 S Willow St, (603) 623-9259

McDonald's- 907 Second St, 603) 627-4793

McDonald's, 907 Hanover St, (603) 606-4967