Contact Us ~ FAQ ~ Site Map ~ Login 
HOME DONATIONS SUBSCRIBE FIND HELP UPCOMING EVENTS ABOUT US

In This Issue
Race for Governor
More Stories...

Archives
Summer 2014 Issue
Winter/Spring 2014 Issue
View More...
Search Archives...


Where to Find Help » Help - Statewide Resources

Where to Find Help Statewide Resources


AMI-NH - Alliance for the Mentally Ill of NH
15 Green Street
Concord, NH 03301
603-225-5359
1-800-242-NAMI
Statewide organization and affiliates offer information and support to people with serious mental illnesses and their parents, children, spouses, siblings and friends.

ATECH Services
603-528-3060 V/TTY,
1-800-932-5837
ATECH is an umbrella organization under which the following organizations function:

NH-ATEC
67 Communications Drive
Laconia, NH 03246
1-800-932-5837
Seating & mobility
Augmentative & alternative communication
Computer access
Home & worksite modifications

ASSETT - Assistive Services to Schools for Education, Technology and Training
117 Pleasant Street
Dolloff Building
Concord, NH 03301
603-226-2900
Consultations & Technical assistance; Loans of specialized equipment and materials; Training for educators, parents & children; Library for families & educators

REM (Refurbished Equipment Marketplace)
84 A Iron Works Rd.
Concord, NH 03301
224-7630
1-800-427-3338
Sale of quality refurbished equipment; Rentals, service & repair; Information & referral services; Inventory on website

TECH-LAB
117 Pleasant Street
Dolloff Bldg.
Concord, NH 03301
603-226-2900
Hands-on technology exploration; loans of assistive technology; training; technical support

Autism Society of NH
P.O. Box 68
Concord, NH 03302
603-679-2424
Statewide organization provides information, advocacy and support to individuals with Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), and their families.

Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire
109 N. State Street, Suite 2
Concord, NH 03301
225-8400 or 1-800-773-8400
Statewide organization provides resource information to survivors of brain injury and their families.

Bureau of Special Medical Services
271-4488
1-800-852-3345 x4488
Division of Public Health; broad range of health programs for diagnosis and treatment of children (0-20) who have physical disabilities, chronic illnesses or developmental delays

Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
271-3471 or 1-800-299-1647
Fax: 271-7095
Provides individualized guidance, counseling and placement services to eligible consumers; also provides family services around needs of individual

Child Development Center
653-6060
Assessment, diagnosis, follow-up; information and education

Council for Children and Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions and their Families
105 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Denise Brewitt
225-6400
1-800-852-3345 x4991
Fax: 271-5166
Information and advocacy
Department of Education
Bureau of Special Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-3494
Fax: 271-1953
Responsible for ensuring that school districts provide a free and appropriate education to all educationally handicapped students

Disabilities Rights Center, Inc.
18 Low Ave.
Concord, NH 03302
603-228-0432
1-800-834-1721
Fax: 225-2077
Provides legal services and other advocacy assistance to persons with disabilities; information/referral

Early Education and Intervention Network of N.H.
10 Ferry St. #416
Concord, NH 03301
603-228-2040
Information/referral; early intervention and pre-school programs for children with developmental disabilities or at risk for developmental delay.

Family Resource Connection
271-6826 or 1-800-298-4321
Free,statewide program of NH StateLibrary providing materials on all aspects of raising, caring for and educating children, especially children with special needs; free lending library of books and videos mailed to your home with postage paid envelopes for return; free research and reference service.

Family Support Coordinator, DDS
(Kris Bregler)
271-5057
1-800-852-3345 x5057
Can direct you to services available through the Division of Developmental Services (DDS), the 12 Regional Area Agencies and Regional Family Support Programs

Governor's Commission on Disability
57 Regional Drive
Concord, NH 03301
271-2773 (Voice),
271-2774 (TTY)
1-800-852-3405 (Voice)
Fax: 271-2837
Information and referral. Provides information about the many services, laws, and regulations that affect citizens with disabilities. Implementa nd operates the federally funded Client Assistant Program designed to work out problems that may arise between persons with disabilities and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Granite State Guardianship Services
34 Jefferson Road
Whitefield, NH 03598-1221
Phone: 603-837-9561
Fax: 603-837-2613
Provides legal guardianship services to people with developmental disabilities and mental illness.

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL)
603-228-9680 (V, TTY)
1-800-826-3700(V/TTY
website: www.gsil.org
Information and referral, peer support and counseling, skills training, advocacy, interpreter and personal care attendant services, transportation, social and recreational programs and accessibility services.

Institute on Disability/UCED
(Concord office)
Phone: 603-228-2084
Fax: 603-228-3270
(Durham office)
Phone: 603-862-4320
Fax: 603-862-0555
Training, technical assistance and resources with the goal of improving the quality of life and level of participation of people with disabilities in schools, the community and the workplace

Medical Genetics
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
603-653-6044
Genetic testing and counseling, information and referral

M.I.C.E. (Multi-sensory Intervention through Consultation and Education)
603-228-1028(V)
603-228-5755 (TTY)
Statewide program for educational and developmental services for children with visual or hearing impairments and their families.

NH Association for the Blind
603-224-4039
(800) 464-3075
Provides information and gives direct services to visually imparied people of all ages to enable them to maintain their independence.

N.H. Developmental Disabilities Council
10 Ferry Street
Concord, NH 03301
271-3236
1-800-852-3345, x3236
Monitors services; promotes policy; advocacy

NH Family Voices, a Family to Family Health Information and Resource Project
271-4525
1 (800) 852-3345 x4525
Assists families in finding their way through the maze of services by providing information and emotional support, identifying resources available within the community, and making available a lending library of books, videos and audio tapes; distributes free newsletter, Pass It On

Northeast Passage
UNH/Recreation
862-0070
Provides (for a fee) equipment and expertise to individuals, schools and companies to ensure access to educational outings and recreational activities.

Office of Public Guardian
603-224-8041
Provides legal guardianship services for people with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses.

Parent Information Center
603-224-7005 V/TTY
1-800-947-2005
Information, support and training around educational issues nd advocacy

Parent to Parent of NH
1-800-698-5465
Specializes in networking parents of children with special needs; support and information

People First of NH
603-568-2128
1 (800) 556-2128
Self-advocacy group of people "working together to help each other take charge ofour lives"; help team available for new or existing groups; 24-hour answering service

Seacoast Child Development Clinic at UNH
603-862-0561 (Voice/TDD)
603-862-0034 (fax)
An interdisciplinary clinical consultation service, assisting families of children with developmental disabilities by using a team approach. Evaluation may include home and/or school visit, depending on needs of child and family. The program is affiliated with Dartmouth Center for Genetics and Child Development and the Institute on Disability, UNH.

Special Olympics NH
603-624-1250
1-800-639-2608
Fax: 624-4911
Provides sports opportunities for athletes with developmental disabilities.

"Talking Books"
(NH Bureau of Services to Persons with Disabilities)
271-3429 or 1-800-491-4200
FREE service for people with visual, physical, and reading disabilities. Supplies (by mail) cassette books and records and equipment needed to use them. Fiction, non-fiction and popular magazines available

VSA arts of New Hampshire
228-4330
Provides opportunities in the arts for people with disabilities and technical assistance for programmatic and cultural access