Supported Information, Referral and Assistance
For people in need of basic services and resources such as food, shelter, clothing, transportation, counseling, health or dental care. Staff assist those in need in finding resources in times of crisis or need. Individuals can make local connections to increase resilience in times of hardship and can get information about local, state and federal resources. Contact us for more information.
Basic Needs through NH Easy
The NH Department of Health and Human Services has streamlined the process in applying for aid for basic needs using “NH Easy” online. The Grapevine offers a private space and computer for residents to apply. A Grapevine staff member is also available to assist those who need help in entering their information. This service is offered by appointment only. Contact us for more information.
Classes, Workshops, & Other Offerings
Trained staff facilitate groups for individuals facing similar hardships or having similar interests. Offerings are based around current community needs. Past events have included topics related to all aspects of parenting & family life, nutrition, money management and other topics.
Workshops offering material with core knowledge areas related to Early Childhood Education are also offered. Participants may choose to use the hours towards their ECE hour requirements. Contact us for more information or visit our Events page.
Community Wood Bank
Free firewood for families and individuals who are in need of temporary, emergency wood that use wood as their primary source of heat. Referrals to Southern New Hampshire services for Fuel Assistance Program.
Our wood bank it is available thanks to generous donors and volunteers.
Free Community Suppers are offered throughout our community at various locations. The COVID 19 pandemic has caused disruptions to these regularly scheduled free meals.
Contact us for more information.
Local Access to Providers
The Grapevine provides an office space for Providers of basic services.
Some other services that it has been used for are: Fuel assistance, private counseling, adult tutoring, employment support for adults with disabilities and school-to-work transition support for students with disabilities, family conflict and landlord/tenant dispute resolution, homeless outreach, Project Lift tutoring and NH Healthy Kids insurance application assistance.
Contact us to inquire about space reservations.
Strong Living for Seniors
The Strong Living Senior Exercise group meets at the Grapevine. Participants build strength and flexibility with light weights and chair based exercises. The COVID 19 pandemic has caused disruptions to these regularly scheduled group meetings. Contact us for more information.
Suicide Response & Prevention Resources
The Grapevine is committed to supporting the mental health and well being of our community through training, access to resources and group support. Grapevine staff are trainers for the NAMI NH Connect Program Training in Suicide Prevention. If you would like to sign up for an upcoming community training, please contact us.
We also offer peer led group support for adults and teens to help deal with grielf and loss. Please contact us for more info. Below are links to helpful resources related to suicide, grief and loss.
Tax Preparation & Financial Services
Free tax preparation by Larry Schwartz of PHC Financial is offered Monday afternoons by appointment during tax season (January-April). Contact us for more information.