Welfare Department

8-26-2021 CDC Moratorium on Evictions has ended.  By a vote by the Supreme Court, landlords can now move forward with evictions.

8-4-2021 Eviction Process Excerpts from 603 Legal Aid is posted on the left side of this page.  This information provides some general guidance for the eviction process but you are encouraged to contact 603 Legal Aid directly for additional information.  

Applications for general assistance are located at Town Hall (85 Main Street) and online.  Unless it is an emergency, applicant's need to complete the application to the best of their ability and gather all the required documentation, then contact the Welfare Director to schedule an appointment.  If you have an emergency that was unexpected, contact the Welfare Director at 603-435-6773 Ext. 3 or via email, at btheriault@pittsfieldnh.gov, and start the application if possible.  You will be contacted as soon as possible and directed on what steps to take, for assistance.

***MARCH 15, 2021 New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program open***

This program is for rental assistance for tenants who have been impacted financially due to Covid-19.  Opened March 15, 2021 and applications are available online at www.CAPNH.org (and a printable form is also be available  at Town Hall and I will attach one on the website as well).  See the attached news release from 03/16/2021..

This program is only for rental assistance.  This program allows for a landlord to apply on behalf of the tenant as well as the tenant applying by themselves.  If the landlord applies on behalf of the tenant, the tenant has to also be involved in the application process.  


November 2, 2020 Easterseals NH Helping Hands Relief Fund for Older Adults is available for low income men and women 60 years and older who do not qualify for other assistance.  For more information go to https://www.easterseals.com/nh/our-programs/senior-services/. or use the direct link to the application at https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/1132aade7d8a4f8b8ca496dc83e896b4. See flyer on the welfare main page for more information.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Bonnie Theriault Welfare Director