In addition to town welfare, people and families with low incomes may be able to get help from:
- Financial Aid to Needy Families (FANF, formerly called TANF),
- Supplementary Security Income (SSI) for the elderly, blind or disabled,
- food stamps (EBT) also known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP),
- fuel assistance, and/or
- WIC (Women, Infants & Children).
See the NH Department of Health & Human Services to apply for these and other types of benefits.
You could also use the Benefits Check Up tool to find benefit programs you may qualify for. It works for people of all ages.