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Free food pantries Rockingham County New Hampshire.

Free or low cost food or groceries is available in Rockingham County New Hampshire. Many of the centers, that may be near and are listed below, also operate a soup kitchen, which can provide hot meals to the less fortunate. If you or your family needs help, call or stop by one of the food pantries, churches, or non-profits below. They distribute groceries, meals, holiday programs, and food to a large number of local Rockingham families every year. Find details below as well as a phone number at the bottom of the page for more resources..

Not only can you call of the centers below for free food, but many of the locations can help people meet other needs as well. This type of support is often seasonal and it will vary. Qualified individuals who are low income, seniors, unemployed, or who are disabled may also receive clothing, holiday assistance, and information on applying for government programs. Some of the main benefits include food stamps or WIC, free school lunch programs for kids, and various other forms of assistance. Most food banks in Rockingham County New Hampshire can also provide referrals and case management too.

First Assembly Of God
Address - 45 Myles Drive
Auburn, NH 03032

Chester Congregational Baptist Church
4 Chester Street
Chester, New Hampshire 03036

Danville Food Pantry
Address is 210 Main Street
Danville, NH 03819
Dial (603) 382-8253. This pantry is at the town office.

Deerfield Community Church
15 Church Street
Deerfield, New Hampshire 03037
Service/intake number - (603) 463-7800
The church runs the local Deerfield Food Pantry. The charity provides meals, fresh fruits and breads, and other aid.




Deerfield Women’s Club
8 Old Centre Road
Deerfield, NH 03037
(603) 463-7056 Service/intake
Women of all ages and races are assisted. There may be applications to SNAP food stamps, free boxes of groceries given to single or married moms, and also free baby formula for new mothers in Rockingham County.

First Baptist Church - Community Food Pantry
Location of food pantry - 2 Crystal Avenue
Derry, New Hampshire 03038
Telephone - (603) 421-1897
Fruits, dry canned, and more is offered. Children can get healthy snacks, and there are also Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas food baskets.

St Luke's United Methodist Church
63 East Broadway
Derry, NH 03038
Main number - (603) 434-4767

St Thomas Aquinas Food Pantry
26 Crystal Avenue
Derry, NH 03038
Call (603) 432-5000 for hours of food distribution.

The Upper Room
Location is 36 Tsienneto Road
Derry, NH 03038
Dial (603) 437-8477

Wakefield Food Pantry
1500 Wakefield Road
Sanbornville, NH 03872
(603) 522-3094
Residents seeking help need to qualify for the Emergency Food Assistance Program. When available, the town government may give groceries, applications to welfare or WIC vouchers, and other support.

Saint Mary and Joseph
Address is 33 Main Street
Salem, New Hampshire 03079
Dial (603) 893-8661
Fresh fruits, vegetables, canned meat, and other items are given from the Rockingham County food pantry. There may also be paper products or items such as diapers.





Hampton Community Coaltioon - Hobbs House
Main location is 200 High Street
Hampton, NH 03842
Dial (603) 926-4936
The Rockingham charity has dry and canned goods, holiday food boxes, paper products, formula, and personal toiletries to those in need. The disabled and seniors can sign up for Meals on Wheels, including during Christmas.

Epping Community Church
43 Pleasant Street
Epping, New Hampshire 03042
Dial (603) 679-5542
Offers Rockingham County families’ emergency food boxes, holiday meals (Thanksgiving and Christmas) and other support, as funding allows.

Exeter Congregational Church
21 Front Street
Exeter, New Hampshire 03833

St Vincent De Paul - Exeter
53 Lincoln Street
Exeter, New Hampshire 03833
In addition to an on-site food bank, also administers a thrift store and clothing closet. Also may have very limited funding for heating bills, prescription vouchers, and even rent for those in a crisis.

Fremont Food Pantry which is located at the Fremont Town Office
295 Main Street
Fremont, New Hampshire 03044
(603) 895-1162

St Anne Parish - St Vincent Depaul
22 Emerson Avenue
Hampstead, NH 03841
Service/intake number - (603) 329-5886

First Baptist Church
36 Winnacunnet Road
Hampton, NH 03842
Phone - (603) 926-3200
Call for shelter, spiritual guidance, and free emergency food boxes.

Hampton United Methodist Church
Location is 525 Lafayette Road
Hampton, NH 03842
(603) 926-2702 is the service/intake number.





Hobbs House Help Center
Address: 200 High Street
Hampton, NH 03842
Telephone - (603) 926-4936
Provides free meals, new or gently used clothing, referrals, and other advice for seniors, low income, and disabled in the local community.

Our Lady Of Miraculous Medal
289 Lafayette Road
Hampton, New Hampshire 03842-2109
Call (603) 926-2206

Salvation Army - Hampton
418 Lafayette Road
Hampton, New Hampshire 03843-2086
(603) 929-1729
A leading charity organization in the Rockingham County NH region. Programs can help pay for utilities if you have a disconnection, rent if faced with an eviction, and of course food and gifts, such as the Angel tree program for children. A number of assistance programs are administered.

Salvation Army - Kingston
163 Main Street
Kingston, NH 03848
Telephone - (603) 642-9971
Runs many of the same assistance programs indicated above.

St Vincent De Paul Society - Hampton
Address - 289 Lafayette Road
Hampton, NH 03842
Main phone - (603) 929-4427

Londonderry Baptist Church
Location is 368 Mammoth Road
Londonderry, New Hampshire 03053
(603) 437-5623
Receive meals, guidance, and case management if faced with a crisis.

Food for the Hungry at Pleasant Street United Methodist Church
Main address: 8 Pleasant Street
Salem, NH 03079
Phone: (603) 898-2501

Plymouth Assembly of God
319 Highland Street
Plymouth, New Hampshire 03264
Dial (603) 536-1966
Families, including the unemployed, can apply for thanksgiving and Christmas meals or an emergency box of groceries. There is also a local Meals on Wheels service for senior citizens.

St Jude Roman Catholic Parish
435 Mammoth Road
Londonderry, NH 03053
Phone number - (603) 434-1827

Newmarket Community Church Food Pantry
Location: 137 Main Street, Newmarket, NH 03857
Hours: Thursday 12-2PM and 4-6PM
Contact: Office Administrator (603) 659-3892 or Donations: Accepts donations on Thursdays between 9AM – 6PM

Newton Town Office
Food bank address - Town Hall Road
Newton, New Hampshire 03858
(603) 382-0398

Northwood Food Pantry
PO Box 7
Northwood, NH 03261
Call (603) 942-8912
This pantry is located at the Northwood Town Office

Nottingham Food Pantry  - Nottingham Town Office
Address is 139 Stage Road
Nottingham, New Hampshire 03290
Phone number - (603) 679-5022







Plaistow Town Office
Address is 145 Main Street
Plaistow, NH 03865
Phone - (603) 382-8469

St Luke The Evangelist runs the Plaistow Food Pantry
8 Atkinson Depot Road
Plaistow, NH 03865
Call (603) 819-4949

Family Services Association
Main address: 7 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Primary phone (603) 436-0641
Call for free food, meals, perishable items, clothing, and much more.

New Hope Baptist Church
263 Peverly Hill Road
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
For gours, call (603) 431-731

Operation Blessing
600 A Lafayette Road
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
Telephone - (603) 430-8561

Salvation Army - Portsmouth
Main office address - 15 Middle Street
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03802
Telephone - (603) 436-2606
Call for a wide range of social services. Financial help for heating, electric bills and more. Runs a food pantry, clothing closet, and school and summer lunches for children. Learn about public assistance like WIC and food stamps too.

Seacoast Community Church
Main address: 397 Lafayette Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone number - (603) 436-8623
A soup kitchen is also at the site. They can feed children during the summer break and the food bank also has groceries, paper products, soap and more.

New Life Assembly Of God
Address of food bank 84 Nottingham Road
Raymond, New Hampshire 03077
(603) 895-6041 - For service/intake, call to speak to a staff member.

Rockingham Community Action - CAP Raymond
55 Prescott Road
Raymond, NH 03077-2644
Toll Free number - (800) 639-3896
Your local community action agency is a great resource for information, short term emergency help, and other aid. They partner with local churches and food banks in the county. A leading poverty and hunger fighting organization.

St Theresa Roman Catholic Church
820 Central Road
Rye Beach, New Hampshire 03871
Call (603) 964-6440

Pleasant Street United Methodist Church
8 Pleasant Street
Salem, New Hampshire 03079

Rockingham Community Action - CAP Salem
Location is 287 Lawrence Road
Salem, NH 03079
Dial (603) 898-8435 for outreach services.
Whether it is an application to Commodity Supplemental Food Program, the USDA Back Pack service, or employment needs, some form of help is offered.

St Joseph Roman Catholic Church
Main address: 33 Main Street
Salem, eEw Hampshire 03079
(603) 898-4933 is the main number
Call the church for shelter, meals for homeless or free perishable and government surplus food.

Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church
171 Zion Hill Road
Salem, NH 03079
Phone: (603) 893-0305
Runs a resource known as Bread Of Life Food Pantry

Plymouth Area Community Closet
Main address: 5 South Main Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-1101
The non-profit has clothes (including for winter), small Christmas gifts, and also a free food pantry. Or inquire into services such as WIC - Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.





Sandown Food Pantry
Food pantry address is 1 Hampstead Road
Sandown, New Hampshire 03873
Call (603) 887-3946 for hours of food distribution.

Church Of Christ
867 Lafayette Road
Seabrook, New Hampshire 03874
Main phone number - (603) 474-2660

Rockingham Community Action - CAP Seabrook
683 Lafayette Road
Seabrook, NH 03874-4242
Phone (603) 474-3507
Financial aid is combined with vouchers to buy food. There are also clothes for work, information on Christmas toy adopt a family services, and other resources for the working poor.

Liberty Baptist Church
62 Freeman Hall Road
West Nottingham, New Hampshire 03291
Phone number - (603) 942-8692

Shepherd's Pantry, Inc. - Windham Presbyterian Church
1 Church Road
Windham, New Hampshire 03087
(603) 432-2150
Pantry provides hot or cold meals to the low income, seniors, and unemployed.

Additional free food programs in Rockingham County NH near you

There are other free food pantries, soup kitchens and government benefit programs. Whether Meals on Wheels, or applications to SNAP food stamps or USDA meals for students, help is offered. Call 603.669.9725 for more locations.


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