Welfare Department

85 Main Street
Pittsfield, NH 03263
(603) 435-6773 x10

Bonnie Theriault, Welfare Director
email: btheriault@pittsfieldnh.gov

The Pittsfield Welfare Department is located in the Pittsfield Town Office Building located at 85 Main Street.

Unless it is a true emergency situation, clients are required to make an appointment in advance, in order to meet with the Welfare Director.  Walk-in appointments are strictly for emergency cases only.   

Applications are available in the lobby during Town Hall business hours. They are in the Pink Folder in the rack on the wall by the tax map table.

If you are looking for general information regarding town assistance, call (603) 435-6773 x18 for recorded information explaining the process to apply (No messages please) 

If you are seeking an appointment, or have specific questions for the Welfare Director, call (603) 435-6773 x10 (Please remember to leave a message and be sure to include your name, number, and a brief reason for your call.  Be sure to leave your phone number as clearly as possible.  If you do not receive a call back within one business day, please call back, as there is a chance that the return phone number was not clear enough to return the call)

Beginning December 7, 2016, the welfare office will be open the following hours:

  • Monday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

General Assistance Guidelines

 

 The Pittsfield Food Pantry

The Food Pantry is available to anyone who needs food for themselves or their family. Please call (603) 435-6773 x9 to arrange for pick-up of food items during the times listed below.

Pittsfield Food Pantry 85 Main Street, Pittsfield (In the basement at town hall)
Hours: Monday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Phone: 603-435-6773, ext. 19

Want to Help?

The Pittsfield Food Pantry welcomes volunteers that would like to lend a hand in the food pantry or donations of any type or  size including cash donations to help people right here in our community. We are a 501(c)(3) non profit organization, so all funds are tax deductible. Food donations that can be valued are also tax deductible. Even a single item donation can help a  family in need.

List of commonly needed items:

  • Chicken (of any kind)
  • Hamburger
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Canned Broths (Chicken and Beef)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tooth Brushes
  • Tooth Paste
  • Soap / Shampoo
  • Canned Foods
  • Dry Milk
  • Snack Items for Children
  • Call 603-435-6773 x19 for updated list of needed items

~ Donations Are Always Needed and Greatly Appreciated ~