Help for bills and grants - The community action agency is a great place to learn about programs and how to get help for items such as Emergency Assistance, Weatherization, Utility and heating oil and fuel costs, Employment and Job Training, Free food and also Nutrition, including access to food banks, pantries and soup kitchens.
Dental assistance - They partner closely with local dental clinics, centers, and non-profits.
Head Start - Access a wide variety of education, nutritional and food programs for children up to age of 5.
Call the Berlin NH located Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. at (603) 752-7001.
Salvation Army of Northern New England supports Coos and Carroll County New Hampshire region. Call the Berlin agency at (603) 752-1644. Services offered include a food pantry. Other resources and services provided to the low income include emergency grants and financial assistance for paying bills and other expenses. Support is offered to the extent that they are able. Funding is very limited and not always available, so apply early. A thrift store is also located on site.
Serentiy Steps is a local food bank. Call (603) 752-8111
Community Baptist Church, which can be reached at (603) 837-2469, also offer food at no fees or costs to the low income.
Madison Church Food Pantry, which can be called at (603) 733-6323, is a free food pantry. They offer groceries, fresh produce, breads, and other non-financial support.
Health care in Coos and Carroll County New Hampshire
A couple public health care clinics are listed below. They can offer medical care. However, if you need to find a listing of free dental clinics, they are available too.
Indian Stream Health Center - No matter your income, this clinic may be able to offer preventive, acute, and wellness-focused health care and medical services to you. Call (603) 237-8336
Coos County Family Health Services also offers a sliding fee scale, medicaid and medicare, as well as accepts private insurance. (877) 563-4645