Amoskeag Health Primary Care

Amoskeag Health provides primary health care for pediatrics, adolescents, and adults; nutrition
counseling; prenatal and birthing care, family support programs; and behavioral and mental health services in a culturally sensitive setting. As a mission-driven non-profit, Amoskeag Health accepts most insurance and serves everyone regardless of ability to pay.

New Hampshire Rapid Response

The New Hampshire Rapid Response Access Point (NHRRAP) is a call, text, and chat crisis service for individuals experiencing a mental health and/or substance use crisis and their loved ones. Depending on your needs, or the needs of your loved ones, NHRRAP will offer crisis intervention and de-escalation, provide you with information about urgent services available in your area, or send a mobile crisis team from a local community mental health center to meet you right where you are. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Public Health and Safety Team (PHAST): Multi-lingual, community based staff to connect people to resources and services

The Manchester Health Department’s Public Health and Safety Team’s Community Health Workers (CHWs) address public safety and health issues within the City’s 12 Wards through a partnership with the Manchester Police Department. Care coordination services by the CHW team include but are not limited to: access to basic resources, such as food, navigating health care and other support services, assistance with basic housing and safety concerns, and help with enrolling in programs/services. The team is
multicultural and collectively speaks 9 languages in addition to English (Spanish, French, Nepali, Hindi, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Lingala, and Yoruba).

Support for Students Experiencing Homelessness

The City of Manchester Health Department (MHD) has partnered with the Manchester School District to provide an experienced Community Health Worker to assist students/families experiencing homelessness with basic needs. The CHW can connect students/families to medical, dental, and vision providers; help them secure health insurance; assist them in completing applications or determining eligibility for Medicaid, WIC/Food Stamps, fuel/rental assistance, and other financial assistance; and connect
them to resources for food, clothing, housing, and other basic needs and social supports.

Asthma Education and Resources

Asthma is a chronic disease that often requires daily attention. The Manchester Health Department Asthma Education and Outreach Program provides families with education and outreach services in the home setting for children age 1-18 years who have been diagnosed with asthma. Our Asthma Educators assist families in understanding how to manage their child’s asthma, their child’s asthma medications, and how the environment can effect asthma. Most importantly, the Asthma Educators can help you to get your child’s asthma under control. Please call (603) 624-6466 to make an appointment.

Mentor 2.0

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire is thrilled to introduce its newest program, Mentor 2.0, a technology-enhanced, one-to-one mentoring program that provides transformative support to students Manchester West High School. Mentor 2.0 aims to provide students with an opportunity for college and career exploration, preparing them with the skills and tools to succeed after high school. Students are matched with a mentor in their first year and will work together throughout their high school experience following guided, weekly online communication during school hours through the iMentor platform (digital app) and monthly in-person meetings during the school year.

Equine Assisted Services

Through our Unmounted Equine Programs, we also support youth, families and military veterans who have been through tragic loss, high-conflict divorce, physical or mental abuse, suicide, PTSD, substance abuse and bullying.

New Hampshire ProStart

ProStart® is a nationwide, two-year program for high school students that develops the best and brightest talent into tomorrow’s industry leaders. From culinary techniques to management skills, ProStart’s industry-driven curriculum provides real-world educational opportunities and builds practical skills and a foundation that will last a lifetime.