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Charlestown Town Offices
233 Main Street
Charlestown, NH 03603

Selectboard Office
PO Box 385
Charlestown, NH 03603
Tel: (603) 826-4400
Fax: (603) 826-3709
Mon & Wed 8am – 6pm
Tues, Thurs & Fri 8am – 4pm

Town Clerk/Tax Collector
PO Box 834
Charlestown, NH 03603
Tel: (603) 826-5821
Fax:: (603) 826-5181
Mon & Wed 8am – 6pm
Tues, Thurs & Fri 8am – 4pm
Last Sat of the month 9am – 12pm

Human Services
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Charlestown Health & Human Services Administrtor
Health & Human Services
PO Box 385
233 Main Street
Charlestown, NH 03603
Tuesdays &
Thursdays 9am - 2pm.
Outside of office hours in an Emergency please call 211
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Charlestown Health & Human Services

(603) 826-5266

Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

For emergency assistance, questions, or to schedule and appointment outside of these hours please call 1-800-894-8400 (This number is also located on the front page of the application and is highlighted).

We would like to make sure residents are aware of the programs and benefits that may be available to low-income individuals and families.

Energy Services

Call: 542-9528 or 1-800-529-0005 for

Fuel Assistance Program  

Electric Assistance Program  

Provides qualifying electric customers with a discount off their electric bill.

Neighbor Helping Neighbor  

(If you are not eligible for fuel assistance but have an electric disconnection notice)

Senior Energy Assistance Program (SEAS)  

Assists elderly age 60 and above who are over income under (LIHEAP) with up to $270 per household

Remember to contact Fuel and Electric Companies before missing scheduled payments to inform them of any difficulties may have in paying on time. Ask for an extension and tell them when you will be able to pay. If you need assistance in making payment arrangements with electric company to avoid disconnection contact the Charlestown Health and Human Service Office.


Charlestown Food Shelf

(603) 499-3504 (open Mon., Thurs., and Fri. 9-11am)

Alstead Food Shelf:  

835-2283 (open Mon-Sat 9am-4pm)

SNAP (Food Stamps)  

Apply online at or call: 1-800-852-3345 ext. 9700

WIC (Women Infants & Children)

If, you have children under the age of (5) five  

Call: 1-800-529-0005 or visit  

CSFP (NH Commodity Supplemental Food Program)  

For seniors age 60 and above, call: 1-800-529-0005 and women with children age 5-6

Housing/Homeless Prevention/Homeless

Call (SCS) Southwestern Community Services for:

Homeless Prevention Program – application can be found at or call 719-4225 or 719-4226

SCS Housing, Inc. – Low income Senior and Family housing

Application can be found at or call Diane Ouellette at 719-4284

If, you are Homeless call 211 and the NH Housing Authority at 1-800-439-7247, for immediate assistance

Town Assistance Applications are available outside the door of the Charlestown Health and Human Service Office or, at the Town Selectman’s Office.