Grafton County, NH Assistance Programs and Resources

Grafton County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Grafton County.

GCSCC - Upper Valley Senior Center

10 Campbell Street
Lebanon, NH - 03766
(603)448-4213
Lebanon became the first Grafton County location to establish a senior center following the incorporation of the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council in 1972. Since its beginning in 1973, the Upper Valley Senior Center (UVSC) has enjoyed terrific community support including hundreds of dedicated volunteers who keep the place humming. As a full-service center, UVSC plays a vital role in the Upper Valley and is a hub of activity for seniors looking for a place to gather for daily lunches or any of the other special programming opportunities such as book club, guest speakers, bus trips, entertainment, exercise classes, computer lab, health clinics, and much more. A small food shelf is also located at the center...

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GCSCC - Plymouth Regional Senior Center

8 Depot Street
Plymouth, NH - 03264
(603)536-1204
The Plymouth Regional Senior Center is located in the historic B & M train station and plays an integral role in Plymouth and its surrounding communities. Our passionate staff and volunteers provide Meals on Wheels to community members, week day congregate meals, counseling services, area transportation and volunteer opportunities...

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GCSCC - Orford Senior Center

Dartmouth College Hwy
Orford, NH - 03777
(603)353-9107
You never know what might be happening at the Orford Senior Center, but you can be assured that the Tuesday lunch will be delicious and most likely there will be a neat program as well! It may be the local elementary school jazz band, a reading by an author or a talk by a local celebrity. The meal is held in the Congregational Church dining room in downtown Orford. So come by on Tuesday to have lunch, meet new or old friends and enjoy the program. We hope to see you soon!..

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GCSCC - Mascoma Area Senior Center

1166 US Route 4
Canaan, NH - 03741
(603)523-4333
You’ll love visiting the historic Mascoma Area Senior Center (MASC) in the former Indian River Grange Hall in the heart of downtown Canaan. The cozy, wood-paneled dining room is perfect for the daily lunches (M-F) at 12 noon. “Early birds” drop by any time after 8 a.m. for morning coffee and to visit with old and new friends. The pot is always hot and there’s usually lively conversation in this inviting gathering place; so plan to join us. Each weekday, meals are prepared in the MASC kitchen for delivery to homebound neighbors. A trained outreach worker is available by appointment to help individuals with their unique needs. The Mascoma Center’s lift-equipped van provides transportation to the Center or to appointments and/or shopping. Please call ahead to schedule the bus. The Center also houses The Mascoma Area Food Pantry, open by appointment to all residents of the five-town region...

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GCSCC - Littleton Area Senior Center

77 Riverglen Lane
Littleton, NH - 03561
(603)444-6050
The Ammonoosuc River has been a cherished resource and a gathering place for generations of outdoor enthusiasts and likewise, the Littleton Area Senior Center (LASC) is “the” gathering space for older citizens in the North Country. Located on the banks of the Ammonoosuc, people enjoy the beautiful natural setting, creative programming, delicious daily lunches and a chance to catch up with friends and neighbors in an upbeat and lively venue near downtown Littleton. The full-service center prepares daily home-delivered meals, hosts community meals, provides transportation and community outreach and offers all types of programs, activities and clinics. Other services include volunteer placement, a trained outreach worker and more. To keep abreast of LASC happenings, sign up for the Senior Center’s monthly newsletter and watch the local newspaper. Please stop by and see why LASC is where good things are happening!..

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GCSCC - Lin-Wood Senior Center

194 Pollard Road
Lincoln, NH - 03251
(603)745-4705
Located in the heart of New Hampshire’s majestic White Mountains, the Lin-Wood Senior Center holds community lunches on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Father Roger Bilodeau Community Center in Lincoln. Meals on Wheels are delivered each day to people in the surrounding communities. Whether it’s the annual July 4th BBQ, Summer Olympics, State Fair Day or a Labor Day luncheon, you’re sure to enjoy the special celebrations as well as the regular meals. Bring a friend and drop by for a delicious lunch, enjoy the programming, and find out how you can be a part of this great community effort...

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GCSCC - Horse Meadow Senior Center

91 Horsemeadow Road
North Haverhill, NH - 03774
(603)787-2539
The Horse Meadow Senior Center is a great example of community spirit, cooperation and hard work. Since 2000, the newest GCSCC facility has provided a wide range of programs in a lovely and vibrant setting. Community Development Block Grant funding and contributions from more than 200 individuals and businesses moved a dream to reality. Now, vital senior services such as home delivered meals, transportation, community meals, health and wellness programs and outreach services are all available under one roof. Horse Meadow staff put the F in FUN with interesting activities, laughter and community participation by dedicated volunteers and community partners. Stop by and check out the library, the computer lab, attend a lecture, exercise, play horseshoes, or just visit friends and enjoy a cup of java. You’ll be glad you did!..

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Grafton County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Grafton County.

Hanover Senior Center (Richard W. Black)

48 Lebanon Street
Hanover, NH - 03755
(603)643-5315
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GCSCC - Newfound Area Senior Services

15 Church Street
Bristol, NH - 03222
(603)744-8395
Located in the beautiful Lakes Region, Newfound Area Senior Services holds weekly lunches on Tuesdays at the Bristol United Church of Christ close to downtown Bristol. You’ll enjoy the cozy and friendly space in the church social hall where all are welcome for lunch and a variety of activities. If you’re crafty, visit us on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 9 a.m. to join other crafters. Worried about your blood pressure? Stop by the center on the first Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. for free blood pressure testing and stay for lunch. For the lucky among us, BINGO is a favorite activity on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Do you need a great book or an interesting movie? Stop by the center the first Tuesday of the month when the Bookmobile makes a stop at the center. We’re happy to pass along special requests. All you have to do is drop by and pick up your choices. Come down and have lunch with us next Tuesday...

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Grafton County Assistance Locations

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Food Pantry Assistance

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