Tough Topics and Local Resources

Everything you want to know, but really don’t want to ask.

TopicHelpful Organizations
AbortionPlanned Parenthood, Keene
Quick Guide: Abortion in NH
Abusive RelationshipsMCVP: Crisis & Prevention

NH Addiction Services or Call 2-1-1 from any NH number*
Alcoholics Anonymous
NH Al-Anon
Start Your Recovery

Alzheimer’s Foundation of American
Hotline: 866-232-8484 or
Alzheimer’s Association
AnxietyMonadnock Family Services
AutismA Parent’s Guide to Autism from Sprout
BankruptcyCheshire County Courthouse
Child Safety Network Bullying Prevention Guide
Stop Bullying
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
American Cancer Society NH
Child Abuse
NH Child Protection Services: 800-894-5533 (in state)
NH Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence
Cutting/Self HarmCommunity Mental Health Centers
Community Mental Health Centers
National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire
Divorce & Custody
NH Child Custody Guide
NH Legal Aid
DrugsNH Addiction Services or Call 2-1-1 from any NH number*
Rehab Spot
Start Your Recovery
Eating DisordersNational Eating Disorders Helpline: 800-931-2237

The Community Kitchen – (603) 352-3200
37 Mechanic St., Keene
Hot Meals
Food Boxes

St. Vincent de Paul Society – In Person
173 Main St., Keene
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 7-8pm
Supplemental Food Pantry

Salvation Army (603) 352-0607
15 Roxbury St., Keene
Tuesday – Friday 9-2:30pm
Supplemental Food Pantry

Southwestern Community Services (603) 352-7512
63 Community Way, Keene

WIC – Women, Infants & Children
New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services (603) 357-3510
111 Key Rd. Keene
Monday – Friday 8-4:00pm
SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)
Gambling AddictionNational Problem Gambling Helpline: 800-522-4700
Gender IdentityPlanned Parenthood (for all identities)
Grief & Death
Home Health & Hospice Care Bereavement Services in NH
Southern New Hampshire Grief Support
HIV / AIDSAIDSinfo: 800-HIV-0440
Shelter Admission: Call 2-1-1 from any NH number*
Keene Salvation Army 603-352-0607

NH Emergency Rental Assistance
NH Legal Assistance resource page:
603 Legal Aid:
NH Legal Aid page on the eviction process:
The Circuit Court’s information for landlords and tenants on the eviction process:
InfertilityASRM Reproductive Facts
Legal Assistance
LGBTQ+Click HERE for a big list from NAMI NH
Medical MarijuanaTherapeutic Cannabis Program NH
Mental Illness

Monadnock Family Services
Cheshire County Behavioral Health Court Program (CCBHCP)
The Doorway NH

March of Dimes
Compassionate Friends
Share Pregnancy and Loss Support
National Coalition Against Sexual & Domestice Violence
NAMI NH Veteran Family Initiative
Pregnancy Resource Center of the Monadnock Region
Planned Parenthood, Keene
PubertyTry the Youth & Teen Nonfiction sections of the library

Black Lives Matter NH
NAACP Manchester
Showing Up for Racial Justice
Rape & Sexual AssaultMCVP: Crisis & Prevention
Self-EsteemNAMI NH
Senior CitizensBenefits Check Up
Eldercare Locator This online directory can help surviving spouses find out their local Area Agency on Aging and access a wide variety of services such as nutrition programs, respite care, home modifications, benefits counseling, and others.
Consumer Guide: When a loved one dies and debt collectors come calling.
Step by Step Workbook to take charge of finances after a spouse dies.
Planned Parenthood
CDC Info Hotline: 800-232-4636

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
Monadnock Family Services
Community Mental Health Centers
TransportationCommunity Volunteer Transportation

Veterans Crisis Line – If you are having thoughts of suicide, call 1-800-273-8255, then PRESS 1 or visit
For emergency mental health care, you can also go directly to your local VA medical center 24/7 regardless of your discharge status or enrollment in other VA health care.
Vet Centers – Discuss how you feel with other Veterans in these community-based counseling centers. 70% of Vet Center staff are Veterans. Call 1-877-927-8387 or find one near you.
VA Mental Health Services Guide – This guide will help you sign up and access mental health services. – information, resources, and Veteran to Veteran videos for challenging life events and experiences with mental health issues.
Mesothelioma Veterans Center – Provides free educational resources, support, and information to anyone that may have questions about asbestos-related diseases.
Download VA’s self-help apps – Tools to help deal with common reactions like, stress, sadness, and anxiety. You can also track your symptoms over time.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) –  Request a Peer Mentor
VA Women Veterans Call Center – Call or text 1-855-829-6636 (M-F 8AM – 10PM & SAT 8AM – 6:30PM ET)
VA Caregiver Support Line – Call 1-855-260-3274 (M-F 8AM – 10PM & SAT 8AM – 5PM ET)
American Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network – Peer Support and Mentoring
Team Red, White & Blue – Hundreds of events weekly. Find a chapter in your area.
Student Veterans of America – Find a campus chapter to connect with.
Team Rubicon – Find a local support squad.

*2-1-1  NH connects you with up-to-date state services and referrals. Multilingual and TDD access available. Outside of New Hampshire? Call 1.866.444.4211.

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