United Way of the Greater Seacoast Community Baby Shower Resources

This guide was prepared in lieu of our Annual In-person event and includes resources that would have been present to offer guidance and information. If you are seeking programs or services not listed here, please contact NH211 by dialing 211 from anyplace in NH or by visiting their website at 211nh.org.



Strafford County

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County assists their neighbors in need with food, education, childcare, utilities, transportation, housing, emergency shelter and access to other services. Child & Family Services include: Early Head Start, Head Start, Home Visiting and Child Care.

Website: https://straffordcap.org/our-services/child-family-services/

577 Central Avenue, Suite 10
Dover NH 03820

Community Partners

Community Partners provides quality services to meet the needs of families and individuals in Strafford County. As the designated Community Mental Health Center, Developmental Services Provider and Family Support Center for the region, we offer a wide variety of services across the lifespan.  Whether it’s comprehensive mental health care, individualized services for persons with a developmental disability, or family education and support services, we are here to work with you.

Website: https://communitypartnersnh.org/services/#allservices

Cornerstone VNA

Their mission is to promote the optimum level of well-being, independence and dignity of those living in the community by providing trusted, compassionate and expert health care.

178 Farmington Road
Rochester, NH 03867

Rockingham County

Lamprey Health Care

Lamprey Health Care’s mission is to provide high quality primary medical care and health related services, with an emphasis on prevention and lifestyle management, to all individuals regardless of ability to pay.


Raymond: 603.895.3351
After hours: 877.802.6079 Triage service for access to our on-call physicians.

New Generation

A safe family-oriented shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies.

Services include providing shelter and food, parenting education, case management, life-skills coaching, transportation, and aftercare services.

Website: https://www.newgennh.org/about-us/programs-services/
568 Portsmouth Avenue
Greenland NH 03840
(603) 436-4989

Operation Blessing

Fighting poverty by embracing people and families in crisis with compassion, offering hope and healing for change lives by providing food, clothing and household necessities to those in need.

Website: https://www.operationblessingnh.org/

Richie McFarland Children’s Center

The Richie McFarland Children’s Center is an early childhood program whose purpose is to help young children reach their full developmental potential and to support their families through that process.  They provide developmental and therapy services for children with and without special needs, support and education to their families, and guidance in accessing community and health resources.

Website: www.richiemcfarland.org

Seacoast Family Care Services at Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Having a baby is a miraculous event you will remember for the rest of your life.  At Portsmouth Regional Hospital’s Seacoast Family Care Services unit, their team of highly qualified providers and nurses are committed to making your pregnancy and birth experience safe and joyful, placing you and your baby at the center of everything they do.

Website: www.portsmouthhospital.com

Southern NH Services (Rockingham Community Action)

The promise of Community Action: Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live.  They care about the entire community and are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.  This includes literacy, head starts, childcare services, education & employment support, health & nutrition, and crisis assistance.

Website: www.snhs.org

Rockingham and Strafford Counties

Baby Steps Program

The Baby Steps Program provides consultation regarding infant, toddler and preschool behavior and development.

Website: https://www.lampreyhealth.org/services/wellness-and-support-services/
Newmarket 603-659-3106
Raymond 603-895-0773

Website: www.getcommunityhealth.org
Portsmouth 603-422-8208
Somersworth 603-749-2346


Ending hunger in our community.

210 West Road Suite 3
Portsmouth NH 03801

Greater Seacoast Community Health

Greater Seacoast Community Health is a network of community health centers providing primary care, pediatrics, dental care, prenatal care, behavioral health counseling, substance use disorder treatment, mobile health services, WIC, social work services, a pharmacy, parenting classes, playgroups and home visiting. The network includes Families First Health & Support Center in Portsmouth, Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth, and Lilac City Pediatrics in Rochester. Strafford County Public Health Network and SOS Recovery Community Organization also are affiliated with Greater Seacoast. Services are open to everyone and aim to be respectful, recovery-friendly, LGBTQ-affirming and trauma-informed.

Website: https://getcommunityhealth.org/
Goodwin Community Health – Somersworth 603-749-2346

Website: https://goodwinch.org/services/prenatal/
Lilac City Pediatrics-  Rochester 603-335-4522

Families First Health and Support Center – Portsmouth 603-422-8208

Website: https://www.familiesfirstseacoast.org/

Hope on Haven Hill

Hope on Haven Hill provides a safe, nurturing home for pregnant women with substance use disorder along with their children, empowering them to be successful in recovery.


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) makes sure that your family has what they need to live a healthy life.

Rockingham County

Strafford County

Kittery/Eliot, Maine


Well Sense Health Plan 

We can help you get and stay healthy with complete medical, behavioral health, and prescription drug coverage.  If you qualify for New Hampshire Medicaid, Well Sense Health Plan is here for you!


NH Healthy Families

NH Healthy Families provides health insurance coverage for residents of New Hampshire who are eligible for Medicaid, the Health Protection Program (NHHPP) and Ambetter, our Qualified Health Plan on the New Hampshire Health Insurance Marketplace. Members of NH Healthy Families enjoy comprehensive coordinated healthcare, behavioral health, pharmacy and vision care along with member extras such as dollar rewards for healthy behaviors,  free preventive care, health coaches, free cell phones for members who need them, 24/7 nurse advice by phone, transportation to non0emerency medical appointments (Medicaid only), tobacco cessation programs and much more.


Childcare Aware of NH

Child Care Aware® of New Hampshire is committed to serving all families who are seeking child care in New Hampshire.


Nutrition Connections

New Hampshire’s home for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed). We help low-income families and children improve their diets and make the most of their food dollars. These programs are offered at no-cost to families, children, and seniors who receive food stamps, WIC, CSFP, TANF, or SSI.


Public Libraries

Contact your local library to find out about family-friendly programs for you and your infants, toddlers and children of all ages.



Mission: Empowering people of all ages through an array of human services and advocacy.

Ongoing programs: Family support services, Family Centered Early Supports & Services, Partners in Health, Adoption and Birthparent Services, Grandparenting Resource, Groups.

Website: https://waypointnh.org/
New program: The Family Support Warm Line

Website: https://waypointnh.org/programs/the-family-support-warm-line


York County Community Action

YCCA delivers a range of social service, health, and educational programs to York County, Maine individuals and families.  Their major programs include Community Outreach, Head Start and Early Head Start, Energy Services, Housing and Consumer Education, Transportation, Weatherization, WIC, and our federally qualified community health center, Nasson Health Care.

Website: www.yccac.org