Help with Food

Children's Medicaid Unit

Access to applications and enrollment of Medicaid coverage for children, cash assistance, food stamps, child care assistance and Medicare Saving Program. Resource made available through the NH Dept of Health and Human Services.

Main Office
205 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03307
Mailing Address
129 Pleasant St
Concord, NH 03307
Community Kitchen, Inc.

Provides free meals in a comfortable setting to all people in the Monadnock Region, Mon-Fri 5pm-6:30pm and Sundays 12pm-1:30pm. Take home boxes of food are available on Wednesdays from 12:30-5:30pm and Thursdays from 11:30am-4:00pm. Provides information on food pantries in outlying communities.

37 Mechanic St.
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-352-3200
Food Stamps

A program of NH Dept of Health & Human Services. Assists families in applying for food stamps if they are eligible. Office hours Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Keene District Office
109 Key Road
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-357-3510 or 1-800-624-9700
Southwestern Community Services

Provides both emergency shelter and supportive housing services. The shelters are operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

SCS owns and manages over 400 Senior and Workforce houses and apartments throughout the region. Income limits apply. Applications may be picked up at the Community Way office, online at or can be mailed.

SCS also provides help with fuel and electrical assistance. The Weatherization program available for low-income families.

63 Community Way PO Box 603
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-352-7512
NH Helpline
Phone: NH-211
St. Vincent Depaul Society

This is a program of St. Bernard's Catholic Church. It provides a food pantry and is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7pm-8pm. the telephone is manned only while the pantry is open.

173 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-357-1647
The Salvation Army

Provides food assistance (food pantry) and assistance with clothing, small furniture, linens and other small household items through thrift store vouchers, as well as some other limited material and financial assistance. Offering other social, educational, recreational and religious programs for children and adults. Also counseling, information and referral services.
Office open Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 2 pm
Thrift Store open Mon.-Sat. 9 - 5

15 Roxbury Plaza
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-352-0607
Thrift Store
132 Monadnock Highway
Swanzey, NH 03446
Phone: 603-357-2207
Troy Helping Hands Center

Provides food from its pantry for Troy and Fitzwilliam residents. Provides clothing based on family size. Open to public for clothes and household items.

Hours: Mon-Sat 10-11:30

1 Depot Street PO Box 240
Troy, NH 03465
Phone: 603-242-3007
WIC Program

A program of Southwestern Community Services. A supplementary food program offering nutritious foods, nutrition education, breast feeding support and health care referral, to pregnant women, new moms and children to age five.

63 Community Way PO Box 603
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 603-719-4234
Phone: Toll Free: 1-800-529-0005