The Town of Colebrook provides temporary financial assistance to individuals and families in our community who are financially unable to meet their current, basic needs for:
If you do not live in Colebrook, contact your local town office for information on how to apply for assistance in your community.
If your life is in danger, or you have a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.
WELFARE PROGRAM INFORMATION
Main Telephone Number: 603-237-4070.
Applications for assistance are available at the Town Manager’s office during regular business hours.
Please complete the IN-TAKE form, and then make an appointment with our Welfare Coordinator.
- You can download the IN-TAKE form
- To make an appointment call 603-237-4070
If you would like to start filling out the full application prior to your appointment, you can download the full application.
Welfare Appointment Hours: Monday 1pm to 4pm; Wednesday 11am to 2pm; Friday 9am to 2pm.
We will help connect you with various state and local agencies to find long-term solutions.
AGENCIES AND RESOURCES
New Hampshire’s 2-1-1 line has the most up to date information on resources for NH residents.
As preparation for signing up for services on-line, you may need to have a few documents ready:
Driver’s license or other identification card; Social Security number; Wage information such as a W-2 or pay-stubs; Unemployment information; Utility bills; Rent statements.
Most websites will instruct you on what you need prior to the application process.
New Hampshire Gateway – Department of Health and Human Services Website. SNAP, WIC and other DHHS programs.
Or call: 1-800-852-3345 and press “4”
Tri-County CAP - Housing Assistance & Fuel Assistance
Or call: 603-752-7001
AskPETRA - Basic needs, Substance Use Disorder, Recovery
Or call: 603-259-1729
New Hampshire Catholic Charities – Food Bank, Housing, General
Or call: 603-444-7727 or, 603-752-1325
New Hampshire Care Path – Links to resources to help NH residents live better
Or call: 866-634-9412