Welfare / Human Services


Our responsibilities and major services include:

  • Reviewing and granting general assistance to qualified applicants in accordance with City Guidelines;
  • Assisting needy citizens in non-financial ways by acting as liaison with other private and public services;
  • Maintaining complete statistical, case, and financial records in accordance with RSA 41:46 and;
  • Assisting other Somersworth municipal departments or civic organizations that serve the needy.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Call to schedule your appointment: (603) 692-9509
If you are homeless, or at the risk of becoming homeless,
please contact Coordinated Entry at (603) 435-2448.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Nancy Poulin Welfare Officer (603) 692-9509