Childcare &
Family Resources

Local Resources

If you need financial assistance for your child care costs you can find information and the information on how to apply here: https://nheasy.nh.gov/#/apply-benefits or call your local NH DHHS Division of Family Assistance (DFA) District Office

Claremont
17 Water Street, Ste. 301
Claremont; 03743-2280
Phone: (603) 542-9544 or 1-800-982-1001

Visit the Child Care Aware of New Hampshire Emergency Child Care Lines or go to our Individuals Available to Provide Child Care during COVID-19 Emergency page. The Bureau of Family Assistance, the Bureau of Employment Supports and the Bureau of Child Support Services will answer questions and conduct interviews by phone: 1-844-275-3447

Is this the right place for my child?

Parents, as you navigate meeting your child care needs, here is a guide to help you discover if a placement or person is the best place/person for your child.

Downloadable Resources

What Our Children Really Need During COVID-19

Children are experiencing this pandemic in many ways that affect their every day life. This flyer includes a short list of reminders that all children and adults can benefit from.

Baby Supplies

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Women’s Health Resource Center

  • Services: Breast Pump program, Diaper Bank, Menstrual Product Bank, Willing Hands Food Shelf, Lending Library, Accessing Resources for Formula
  • Location: 9 Hanover Street Lebanon, NH (off the Green in Lebanon)
  • Email: whrc@hitchcock.org
  • Phone: 603-650-2600 (please call before driving in)

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Good Beginnings (~40 mile radius of West Lebanon office for both VT and NH residents with a young baby)

  • Open by appointment only for formula, diapers, wipes, or other infant items.
  • Please call or email if you need information on additional community connections or would like to be connected virtually to a volunteer.
  • Phone: 603-298-9524
  • Email: Info@gbuv.org

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Baby Steps Family Assistance

  • Services: diapers, toiletries, formula, baby items, clothing, food items. 
  • Location: 169 Main Street, Claremont, NH 
  • Phone: 603-372-6134 (call before driving in)
  • Will do some delivery but call ahead first to ask about delivery options.

Parent Education

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TLC Family Resource Center (lower Grafton and Upper Sullivan counties)

  • Phone: 603-372-7758
  • Continuing to take new clients and referrals. 
  • Virtual home visiting services.
  • Supports for pregnant women and families with children of any age.
  • At home learning activities- free service to families. 
  • Peer recovery support for groups and individuals: 603-287-7127
  • Weekly online meeting with LGBTQIA youth, their families and allies. 
  • Registered nurse on staff. 
  • Online parenting education- Circle of Security

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Good Beginnings (~40 mile radius of West Lebanon office for NH residents with a young baby)

  • In-home Volunteer Visitor Program still checking in with matched families through phone calls, texts, emails, video calls, etc.
  • Referrals still accepted — please email family’s email address and phone number to info@gbuv.org or call 603-298-9524
  • Baby supplies also available.
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Waypoint NH (formerly Child and Family Services)

  • Phone: 603-298-8237
  • Warmline: 1-800-640-6486

COVID-19 Survival Guide for Families

Download this collection of resources supporting children and families across New Hampshire, compiled by a diverse panel of experts. 

The Quarantine Family Tool Kit

This incredible resource has tips for addressing the topic of the pandemic, creating a predictable schedule for your homebound children, and resources for daily activities. 

For Child Care Providers

The Early Care and Education Association welcomes all center directors and licensed or registered (depending on state) home care providers to contact Amy Brooks, Executive Director, via https://eceauv.org/contact/. Up to date state and federal information is available, with help from Let’s Grow Kids (VT) and Early Care and Learning NH and Child Care Aware, NH. Other sources are also being gathered. Support meetings are being held by phone weekly. Needs for supplies and other resources are being heard and addressed through a number of sources.