- Southwest Community Services (“SCS”)
–SCS works with people experiencing homelessness, as well as those under the threat of eviction, and has a variety of assistance programs including Housing Relief, Elderly & Low Income, WIC, and Energy Assistance.
–63 Community Way, Keene, NH 03431
- 211 New Hampshire
–211 NH is the state’s Health and Human Services Hotline (24/7/365) that connects people with a variety of resources including shelter, mental health and addiction services. To connect, dial 2-1-1 on any phone with a 603 area code.
- The Salvation Army
–The Keene Salvation Army offers assistance through services that prioritize food, clothing, rent, energy, and prescriptions. These programs are available Wednesday – Friday. They also offer showers for those who are homeless or without access to clean water from 10AM – 1:30PM, Tuesday – Friday. On Saturdays, they offer hot lunches between 11:30AM – 12:30PM.
–Salvation Army Service Center at 15 Roxbury Plaza, Keene, NH 03431
–(603) 352-0607 and Open Tuesday – Friday, 9AM – 2PM
- The Community Kitchen
–The Community Kitchen serves hot take-out dinners Monday – Friday from 5PM – 6:20PM. The Kitchen also serves take-out lunches on Sunday from 11AM – 12PM. *No dine-in options are available, due to the coronavirus.
–37 Mechanic St, Keene, NH 03431
- Monadnock Family Services (“MFS”)
–MFS is a Community Mental Health Center that works with children and adults and holds programs that address parent education, youth development, family support, elder care, veteran services, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and individual and group treatment and recovery support.
–64 Main St, Keene, NH 03431
- The Doorway at Cheshire Medical Center
–The Doorway is a NH Health and Human Services agency that works with individuals struggling with opioid or substance use disorders. To connect, dial 2-1-1 on any phone with a 603 area code.
- Home Healthcare, Hospice, and Community Services (“HCS”)
–The mission of HCS is to provide services which enable people to function throughout life at their optimal level of health, well-being and independence. HCS offers a variety of programs including Healthy Starts (for pregnant women, families, and children), Medical Social Work and Outreach, Visiting Nurses, Transportation Services, and Homemakers, as well as classes that focus on elderly wellness, nutrition, and behavioral therapy.
–312 Marlboro St, Keene, NH 03431
- Keene Housing
–Keene Housing’s mission is to provide and advocate for affordable housing and supportive services that strengthen and empower low and moderate-income households in the Monadnock region. They offer multi-family properties, elderly and disabled housing, as well as voucher programs and community resources for their tenants. Call or visit their website to view availabilities or ask for an application.
–831 Court Street, Keene, NH 03431
- Cheshire Housing Trust
–Cheshire Housing Trust is a non-profit, charitable land trust that owns several properties in Keene, Marlborough, and Hinsdale. It is based on the principles of maintaining access to affordable housing and permanent affordability. Call or visit their website to view availabilities or ask for an application.
–168 Castle Street, Keene, NH 03431
- NH Housing Finance Authority
–The NH Housing Finance Authority’s mission is to promote, finance and support affordable housing and related services for the people of New Hampshire. They have both subsidized and current market rate properties throughout the state. Call or visit their website to view availabilities or ask for an application.
–32 Constitution Drive, Bedford, NH 03110
- Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention (“MCVP”)
–MCVP is dedicated to ending interpersonal violence in all forms through primary prevention, education, community engagement, and collaboration. In addition to offering crisis intervention services, MCVP supports the health, wellbeing, and safety of survivors and has a staff that includes full time advocates, a Family Violence Prevention Specialist, Shelter Advocate, and Housing First Advocate.
–12 Court St #103, Keene, NH 03431
- Monadnock Developmental Services (“MDS”)
–MDS provides individuals with developmental and related disabilities with the means to live as independently as possible in their own communities. The mission of MDS is to work toward inclusion, participation, and mutual relationships for all people who are at risk of isolation from community.
–121 Railroad St, Keene, NH 03431
- Monadnock Peer Support
–Monadnock Peer Support was founded in 1995 as an alternative that compliments and supplements the traditional mental health system. Their goal is to empower their members to be less dependent on traditional mental health care and to foster an environment that is supportive and inclusive. During covid, Monadnock Peer Support has been holding virtual meetings and support groups around topics like anxiety, depression, and trauma. All of their programs are free and do not require insurance.
–64 Beaver Street, Keene, NH 03431
- Keene Serenity Center
–The Keene Serenity Center is an addiction treatment center that embraces all pathways to recovery and offers recovery coaching, harm reduction resources, and support groups. They work to end the stigma experienced by people in recovery or seeking recovery, foster a sense of community, and identify, nurture, and develop leadership from within the recovering community.
–34 Mechanic Street, Keene, NH 03431
- Monadnock United Way
–Monadnock United Way is a coalition of local area non-profits, businesses, and the private sector who believe in the ability to inspire change, leverage resources and harness the power of people to strengthen their own community. With over 4,500 donors, advocates and volunteers in the Monadnock Region, their focus is to invest at home by focusing on youth, education, housing and hunger, and financial stability.
- Service Link
–Service Link is the state’s Aging and Disability Resource Center which provides services for individuals of all ages, income levels, and abilities to connect with caregivers, resources, and to understand their options regarding Medicare or Medicaid insurance.
–Toll Free Number: 1 (866) 634-9412