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ORGANIZATIONS AND AGENCIES

This directory contains many of the organizations that were formerly in our print directory. We will add web sites as we become aware of them. Please contact the Reference Department (603-898-7064) if the organization you are looking for is not listed here or the information is outdated.

Click on the appropriate letter or scroll down to view listings.
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A SAFE PLACE
24 Hour Hotline  1-800-854-3552
Salem hotline: 890-6392
Portsmouth NH office:436-4564
Crisis intervention and support services for victims of domestic violence. 24 hour emergency shelter for battered women and their children.
Outreach and education programs offered.
Web site :http://asafeplacenh.org/

ADULT LEARNER SERVICES PROGRAM OF GREATER DERRY
c/o Derry Public Library
432-1907
64 East Broadway
Derry, NH 03038
Rockingham County Office:
775-8458
Tuck Learning Campus
30 Linden Street
Exeter, NH 03833
Offers adult tutorial programs in English language study, literacy, and high school equivalency (GED) during the school year.
Web site: www.volunteersolutions.org/uwgs/volunteer/agency/one_172630.html

AIDS HOTLINE (NH)
1-800-752-2437
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Answers questions and provides information about AIDS. Counseling and referrals.

AL-ANON
1-877-825-2666
645-9518
Offers supportive assistance to families and friends of people with alcohol problems. Meets each Sun., 7-8:30 pm, at St. David's Church 231 Main Street and on Tues., 7:30- 9:00 pm, at St. Julies Hall, St. Joseph Church. Call for meeting location in your area.

ALATEEN
1-877-825-2666
645-9518
Offers supportive assistance to teenage (ages 12-19) relatives of people with alcohol problems. Call for meeting times and locations.

ALCOHOLICS  ANONYMOUS
Hotline   1-800-593-3330
622-6967
Web site: www.nhaa.net
Provides support and assistance for those with alcohol problems. Meetings are held daily in Salem.  For meeting times and locations, call hotline or check web site.

ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL, GREATER  SALEM
434-9937
Provides support for families and friends of the mentally ill. Meets every Monday 6- 7:30 PM at the Marion Gerrish Center, Derry and every Thursday 10:30 AM to noon at the Kelley Library, Salem.
AMI-NH.. ....................................1-800-242-6264

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION, NEW HAMPSHIRE OFFICE Helpline: 800.272.3900
603.606.6590

1 Bedford Farms Drive Suite 105
Bedford, NH  03110
For meeting information call or check the website at www.alz.org/nh

AMERICAN LEGION
Ernest W. Young Post No. 63
894-6363
38 Millville Street
Salem, NH 03079
Provides information and assistance to all wartime veterans.

AMERICAN RED CROSS, MERRIMACK VALLEY CHAPTER
1-978-372-6871
177 Ward Hill Avenue
Ward Hill, MA 01835
Web site: www.arcmv.org
Provides services in Hampstead, Atkinson, Plaistow, Windham & Salem.
Web site for American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org

AMERICORPS VISTA, NH
1-800-780-8058
271-7206
Web site: www.volunteernh.org
Provides information about Americorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America).

AMVETS
898-2601
Woody Chmieleski
39 Millville Street
Salem, NH 03079
Functions as a service organization for all American veterans.

ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE, SALEM (SARL)
890-2166
4 SARL Drive
Salem, NH 03079
Web site:www.sarl-nh.org
Conducts humane educational programs, pet adoptions and rabies clinics.

ARTISTS ASSOCIATION, GREATER SALEM
Mary Lou Sears, President
898-6869
Meets at Kelley Library, 234 Main Street, Salem on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30-8:30 p.m.

ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS, SALEM (SARC)
Debbie Voter Center
893-9889
8 Centerville Drive
Salem, NH 03079
Elaine Lavin , Executive Director
Provides programs for developmentally disabled persons, conducts a public education campaign, assists with volunteer services,
and provides counseling and information and referral services. Provides classes in cooking, computers, etc.

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BAR ASSOCIATION, GREATER SALEM (GSBA)


434-4125
Donald L. Blaszka, Jr.  President
23 Birch Street
Derry, NH 03038

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (MA)
1-508-652-4800
235 West Central Street, Suite 1
Natick, MA 01760-3767
E-Mail: info@bosbbb.org
Web site: www.bosbbb.org
Handles consumer complaints and referrals regarding businesses in eastern Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont.

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
224-1991
25 Hall Street Suite 102
Concord, NH 03301
email: info@bbbnh.org
Responds to telephone inquiries on New Hampshire firms and organizations; complaints must be in writing.
Web site:http://www.bbbnh.org

BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS ASSOCIATION OF GREATER LAWRENCE
1-978-687-1370
439 South Union Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
Provides adult companionship on a one to-one basis to children, ages 7-14. Volunteers always welcomed. Serves Salem NH area.
Web site: www.bigbrothersbigsisters.net

BIRTHRIGHT OF SOUTHERN NH
434-3000
24-hour Hotline number: 1-800-550-4900
37 Crystal Ave
Derry, NH 03038
Provides free assistance to women distressed by unplanned pregnancy. Open Monday,Wednesday and Friday, 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

BOY SCOUTS    Daniel Webster Council
1-800-221-0009 (NH)
625-6431
571 Holt Avenue
Manchester, NH 03109
Scouting and exploring, emphasizing education and codes for character development, citizenship training, and mental and physical fitness.
Exploring is a co-ed vocational program for young adults.
Web site: http://www.nhscouting.org/
Salem scouts:
Pack 160 - 1st- 5th grade boys- 894-4207
Troop 409 meets 3rd Thurs. each month at 7:00 pm at the Barron School on Butler Street. Leader: Gary Burnham
Web site : http://www.pack409.com/

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB, SALEM
898-7709
3 Geremonty Drive
Salem, NH 03079
Offers programs and services which promote good character and self-improvement among boys and girls. After school care program provided.
Web site: http://www.salembgc.org/

BRIDGES - RAPE AND ASSAULT SUPPORT SERVICES
889-0858  24 Hour Hotline
33 E. Pearl Street
Nashua, NH 03061
Maintains a support and crisis intervention service for victims of sexual assault, child abuse and domestic violence; provides 24-hour emergency shelter
for battered women; sponsors community education programs. To volunteer call 889-0858.

BUREAU OF SPECIAL MEDICAL SERVICES
NH Department of Health and Human Services
Office of  Health Planning and Medicaid
1-800-852-3345 ext. 4488
271-4488
97 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Provides specialized clinical health care for disabled children; initial visit is open to any special needs child and subsequent visits are based
on income eligibility. Services available to all handicapped individuals.

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CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
421-2130
Parkland Medical Center
Nutfield Building
Derry, NH 03038
Cancer Support Group, meets 2nd Wednesday of every month (7- 8:30 PM).


CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, SALEM

Meets at Granite State Baptist Church  (1 Sandhill Road, Salem) on 1st and 3rd  Monday nights 6 PM - 7:30 PM
Facilitators- Carol and Ron Demers.
603-893-4065 ext. 80 (note: 6 long rings before it picks up!)
email:cancersupport@comcast.net

CAREGIVERS, GREATER SALEM
898-2850
287 Lawrence Road
Salem, NH 03079
Web site:www.salemcare.org
Richard O'Shaughnessey, Exec. Director
Interfaith volunteer network which provides support and assistance to the elderly and disabled.
email: mailto:salemcare@aol.com(Family Caregiver Alliance is online at http://www.caregiver.org/ )

CASA of NEW HAMPSHIRE, INC.
626-4600       1-800-626-0622
P.O. Box 1327
Manchester, NH
03105
Child advocacy program.
Web site: www.casanh.org

CASEY FAMILY SERVICES
1-800-417-7375   224-8909
105 Loudon Rd. Bldg. 2
Concord, NH  03301
Post-adoptive services, foster care
Web site: http://www.caseyfamilyservices.org/

CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS PROGRAM, NH
1-800-852-3345 x4488
NH DHHS- Office of Medicaid Business & Policy
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Provides financial assistance to low income NH residents who require extensive medical treatment for Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis,
End Stage Renal Disease, or Spinal Cord Injury.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES, NEW HAMPSHIRE
893-1971
45 Stiles Road, Suite 103
Salem, NH 03079
Provides counseling for individual, marital and family concerns; offers information and referral services; offers education programs, workshops and support groups by request.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
email: salem@nh-cc.org

CENTER FOR LIFE MANAGEMENT (CLM)  (fomerly CLM Behavioral Health Systems)
Clinical Office: 44 Stiles Road Salem, NH 03079    893-3548
Main office: 10 Tsienneto Road, Derry, NH 03038  434-1577
After hours: 432-2253
Web site :http://www.centerforlifemanagement.org/

CLM  provides a comprehensive complement of behavioral and mental health services, psychiatric treatment, acute care, emergency intervention, and family support services. In addition, we work closely with a variety of regional health and human service providers to ensure that your mental health care is comprehensive, integrated and community-based.

CHADD-Nashua-Windham Chapter
880-4997 or 624-5797
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at the Windham Presbyterian Church, Rt. 111, Windham at 7:30 pm.
CHADD is a support group for adults and children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. The Nashua-Windham chapter serves south-central and southeastern New Hampshire.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, GREATER SALEM
893-3177
224 North Broadway
P.O. Box 304
Salem, NH 03079
Promotes commercial, industrial, educational, financial, and civic interests in greater Salem.

CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT
1-800-894-5533
8:00 - 4:30 M-F
Responds to complaints of NH child abuse cases only.

CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
1-800-640-6486
603-518-4000
P.O. Box 448
464 Chestnut Street
Manchester, NH 03105
Email: info@cfsnh.org
Provides services and counseling for family problems; offers adoption and foster care services; marital and divorce seminars; effective parenting
programs; and unplanned pregnancy counseling; operates a group home for runaway and drug dependent youth.
Web site: http://www.cfsnh.org/

CHILD CARE SERVICES  (Rockingham Community Action)
893-8446
8 Centerville Drive
Salem, NH 03079
Provides referrals to day care homes and centers in Rockingham County; USDA food program sponsor.

CHILD FIND
Salem School District
Special Education Services
38 Geremonty Drive
893-7040
Purpose of child find is to screen young children who may have delays in their development. Child screenings are scheduled on a regular basis.
Referrals for special education can be made at any time.

CHILDREN, YOUTH and FAMILIES, DIVISION OF (NH)
271-4451   1-800-852-3345
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Salem office-154 Main Street
893-9763  or 1-800-852-7492
Salem, NH 03079 
Web site: www.dhhs.state.nh.us/DHHS/DCYF/default.htm
Provides assistance to families experiencing problems of child abuse and neglect or family stress; offers foster care services.

CHILDREN'S ALLIANCE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
225-2264
103 North State Street
Concord, NH 03301
The Children's Alliance of New Hampshire is a statewide, nonprofit advocacy organization with over a decade of experience working on behalf
of the health and well being of the children of this state

CITIZENS CORP, SALEM NH see Salem NH Citizens Corp

COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
893-9172 or 9173
Salem Office: 287 Lawrence Road
web site : www.rcaction.org/
Provides services for low-income people; includes home fuel and weatherization assistance, food pantry, and crisis intervention; also includes
Life Line Program for home-bound individuals and the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) nutritional program.Provides Family Day Care program.

COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES, GREATER DERRY
425-2545
41 Birch Street
Derry, NH 03038
Community Health offers medical services for low income, uninsured residents of Atkinson, Chester, Danville, Derry, Hampstead,
Londonderry, Plaistow, Salem, Sandown, and Windham.

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE, NH VT
1-800-327-6778
Administrative Office: 105 Loudon Road , Concord
Mailing address: P.O. Box 818
Concord, NH 03302-0818
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Non-profit organization of professional credit counselors who help people with budgeting and debt management. Offers educational programs on financial topics. Online counseling available at web site.

CONSUMER PROTECTION AND ANTITRUST DIVISION
271-3641  Hotline: 1-888-468-4454 (weekdays 9-3)
Attorney Generalís Office
NH State House Annex
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301
Provides assistance for a wide spectrum of consumer problems in New Hampshire. Complaints must be submitted in writing.
For products purchased in Massachusetts, contact: Massachusetts Consumer Protection, 1 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108.
Telephone 1-617-727-8400.

CONTRACTOR'S ASSOCIATION, SALEM
P.O. Box 616
Salem, NH 03079
Promotes high level of professionalism among members of the business and trade communities; contributes to community projects.
email: scainfo@salemcontractors.org

CRIMELINE OF SOUTHERN NH, INC.
24 HOUR HOTLINE     893-6600 or 1-800-498-4040
Salem Police Department
Veterans Memorial Parkway
Salem, NH 03079
Serves as a citizen-sponsored program which gives the community the opportunity to anonymously assist the police in the reduction of crime in Salem. Monetary reward possible.

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DAY BREAK SHELTER
1-978-975-4547
75 North Parish Rd.
Lawrence, MA  01843
Provides emergency overnight shelter and meals for individuals over 18 who are homeless. Includes shelter for substance abuse with
support services and referrals. Service area includes southern New Hampshire.

DEMOCRATIC TOWN COMMITTEE
Salem Chapter
P.O. Box 2031
Salem, NH 03079
Laurel Redden, Town Chairman
603-894-5931
email: laurel@salemnhdems.org
web site:
http://www.salemnhdems.org/
Promotes Democratic political party interests and beliefs. Meetings at the Kelley Library on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7 pm.

DENTAL SOCIETY, NH
225-5961
23 South State Street
Concord, NH 03301
Sponsors Denture Care Program for low-income people and a Dental Health Care Program for people 50-plus years of age
who have Medicaid coverage.Locate a dentist program on web site.
web site : http://www.nhds.org/

DERRY-SALEM ELKS
898-7941
P.O. Box 130
Salem, NH 03079
The Lodge is located on Route 111 in Salem. This fraternal organization supports the youth, elderly and veterans in our community. It is a patriotic
and charitable organization.

DISABILITIES RIGHTS CENTER
1-800-834-1721 or  228-0432
18 Low Avenue
P.O. Box 3660
Concord, NH 03302
Serves as an advocacy and protection agency for the developmentally disabled and mentally ill; advises on financial entitlements and special
education placements; provides legal representation for cases involving civil rights violations.

DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS
893-7075
Guidance Office
Salem High School
44 Geremonty Drive
Awards scholarships to graduating students who either attend Salem High School or reside in Salem; also has a loan program for those already in college.

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EASTER SEAL SOCIETY OF NH
623-8863
555 Auburn St.
Manchester, NH 03103
Rehabilitation, psychiatry, neurology, education, therapy and vocational services for children and adults.
Community Day Care for infants, children and adults. Teen housing program. Also provides schooling for developmentally disabled or
physically handicapped children from elementary school through junior high at the Jolicoeur School.

ELDER SERVICES OF THE MERRIMACK VALLEY, INC.
1-800-892-0890   978-683-7747
360 Merrimack Street, Building 5
Lawrence, Mass  01843-1740
Provides support services to elderly in their homes. Volunteer opportunites for assisting elders in the Merrimack Valley.
Web site : http://www.esmv.org/

ELDERLY AND ADULT SERVICES, NEW HAMPSHIRE
271-4680  or 1-800-351-1888
Central Office
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
TDD:1-800-735-2964
DEAS receives and investigates reports of alleged abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or exploitation of elderly or incapacitated adults.  Helps in resolving complaints
made by, or on behalf of, residents of long-term care facilities. Provides general information regarding services and resources which can be of assistance
to elderly and/or incapacitated adults.  Also provides education and information on resources which assist individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or related
disorders (ARDR) and their families.  Helps fund services which help elderly and incapacitated adults to live independently, including case management,
counselling, congregate meals,home-delivered meals, homemaker and respite care.
Salem Office: 893-9763
154 Main St.
Salem, NH 03079
Serves residents of Hampstead, Sandown and Windham, Atkinson, Danville, Newton, Plaistow, and Salem.

ELDERWEB

EMMAUS
127 How Street
Haverhill, MA 01831
1-978-241-3400

Emmaus Inc. is a non-profit corporation founded in 1985 to provide housing and services to homeless adults and families in Haverhill, MA.
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY-NEW HAMPSHIRE
893-9185
Salem Office: 29 South Broadway Salem, NH 03079
Towns served: Atkinson, Hampstead, Newton, Pelham, Sandown, Danville, Derry, Kingston, Plaistow, Salem,Windham.
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Handles unemployment insurance claims and lists job openings throughout the state (some out-of-state positions), and provides free aptitude
testing and career counseling.

EXCHANGE CLUB
893-1041 Andrew Maron
Richard Morway, President
P.O. Box 145
Salem, NH 03079
Promotes American citizenship, sponsors youth programs and child abuse prevention programs and contributes to community service projects.
Meets weekly on Wednesday at 12:00 noon  at Jonathan's (Park Place Lanes)  in Windham (Route 28).

EXTENSION SERVICE-ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
679-5616  1-800-248-6672
UNH Cooperative Extension
113 North Road
Brentwood, NH 03833-6623
Web Site: http://www.ceinfo.unh.edu/Counties/Rockingham.htm

The UNH Cooperative Extension is designed to improve people's lives by addressing the selected needs and issues with University-based educational
outreach programs. Extension educators provide educational programs in the areas of natural resources, family, community, and youth. In the Family
Development area, information and education is provided in the areas of parenting, foods and nutrition, food safety, and money management. 
The 4-H Youth Development program is an informal educational program offered free of charge to youth 5-18 years of age.

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FAMILIES COPE
Pat Schweiger
434-0115
Families Cope is a 12-step self-help and support program for concerned families or friends of persons with mental illness.  Meetings are
Thursdays, 10:30- Noon at the Kelley Library in Salem and Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 p.m. at the Westside Community Center in Derry.
There is no fee and you may join at any time.

FAMILY MEDIATION AND JUVENILE SERVICES OF SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
362-9957
16 Academy Avenue
Atkinson, NH 03811
Provides services to youth and families in southern NH area. Free Parent-Child Mediation program for families in Plaistow District Court area.
Teen Programs: The Challenge Course (Substance abuse awareness; S.S.T.O.P. (program for teens who shoplift); and T.L.C.(anger management/violence prevention). Court diversion alternatives for juvenile offenders, including above programs, Community Service and confidential Restitution program.
web site :
http://www.fmjs.org/

FAMILY RESOURCE CONNECTION
1-800-298-4321
NH State Library
20 Park Street
Concord, NH 03301
The Family Resource Connection is a library and will loan materials through the mail to any NH resident on subjects pertaining to children.  Books and videos are mailed upon request, along with an enclosed postage-paid return mailer. The Family Resource Connection also provides a research service.  Reference librarians will do internet and database searches on any subject related to children.  The program also has extensive subject and organization files, as well as a clearinghouse of information on  programs and agencies that assist families with children.
The Family Resource Connection  website at www.state.nh.us/nhsl/frc  includes titles of available books and videos in the lending library; an online Directory of Children's Services; and a Family & Youth Development Calendar.

FIELD OF DREAMS
Ross Trecartin
(603)233-4455
Salem, NH
Volunteer group meets monthly. Oversees the management, programming and fund raising for the public park, Field of Dreams, on Geremonty Drive.
To schedule events contact the Salem Recreation Department

FOOD PANTRIES (SALEM AREA)

FOSTER & ADOPTIVE PARENT ASSOCIATION, NH
525-4165
Offers support and information to foster and adoptive parents. Handles request for foster care license worker.

FUEL ASSISTANCE, COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM,
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
287 Lawrence Rd.
Salem, NH 03079
(Oct 1-Apr 30)  898-8435
 Provides fuel assistance to needy people.

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GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS
888-424-3577 (Hotline)
Meeting times and locations are on web site under meeting directory.

GARDEN CLUB
Lorraine Thompson
571-9381
Promotes civic beautification and conservation projects; meetings are held  at Salemhaven, 7 pm the second Tuesday of all months except January and July.


GIRL SCOUTS, SWIFT WATER COUNCIL (& Store)
627-4158  1-800-654-1270
One Commerce Drive
Bedford, NH, 03110
Salem contact: Carol Sargent 11 Woodbury Street 893-1986
Salem website
Programs for girls ages 5-17 in five activity areas:  Arts, Today and Tomorrow, Well-Being, Out-of-Doors, and People.  Emphasis on leadership skills,
career exploration and community services.
Web site:http://www.girlscoutsgwm.org/



GRANITE STATE INDEPENDENT LIVING FOUNDATION
1-800-826-3700     228-9680
21 Chenell Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Statewide services to assist physically disabled include: information and referral, peer support, advocacy, and independent living skills training.
Interpreter referral services and transportation also available.

GRANITE STATE WHEELMAN
Dave Topham
898-5479
New England's most active recreational bicycling club. Plans trips for enthusiastic bikers.

GREYSTONE FARM AT SALEM
242 Main St.
Salem, NH 03079
898-5393
Assisted living facility.
Web site:http://www.benchmarkquality.com/communities/salem/index.asp

GREATER SALEM
Organizations whose names begin with "Greater Salem" are alphabetized under the next word of the organization name.
 

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HAMPSTEAD HOSPITAL
329-5311   1-800-600-5311
218 East Road
Hampstead, NH 03841
Provides a comprehensive program of acute psychiatric services for families, adults, adolescents, children, and industry. Also offers alcohol/drug
detoxification and rehabilitation treatment. 24-hour admissions for safety-related emergencies only.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, NEW HAMPSHIRE
893-9763   1-800-852-7492
154 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079
Serves residents of Atkinson, Danville, Derry, Newton, Plaistow, Salem , Hampstead, Sandown, and Windham.
 

HIGH HOPES FOUNDATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, INC
429-1010   1-800-639-6804
416 K Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack, NH 03054
Seeks to grant a wish of a terminally or chronically ill child.
Web site: http://www.highhopesnh.org/

HISTORICAL SOCIETY, SALEM
Howie Glynn, President 898-0842
For information contact:Daniel Zavista drzavisza@myfairpoint.net
web site : www.historicalsocietiesnh.org/salem/

Collects, researches, and provides information to the public about Salem history. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month,
March - November at 7:30 pm in the Old Town Hall (310 Main Street). The Salem Historical Museum is open to the public on
Mondays 2:00-5;00 pm , April 1- November 1.

HOMELESS HOTLINE
1-800-852-3388  
The Homeless Hotline, operated by the Community Services Council of New Hampshire, provides New Hampshire's homeless with live voice assistance from trained information and referral specialists.
These specialists help homeless persons locate emergency shelter during periods of crisis and assist persons already being served in shelters, to find and locate services within the community. 

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF SALEM
893-6417
70 Telfer Circle
Salem, NH 03079
Operates low-rent housing program for the elderly, disabled, handicapped, and low  & moderate income families.

HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY, NH
1-800-640-7239
32 Constitution Drive 472-8623
Bedford, NH 03310
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5087
Manchester, NH 03108
Provides single-family low interest mortgages and rental assistance to those who qualify on a low-income basis; oversees low rent housing projects;
assists in processing housing discrimination complaints.

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INFO-LINK
1-888-499-2525
Provides free information and referral service.  Info-Link does not offer counseling, medical, or legal advice  but puts callers in touch with community
resources that can help them. Info-Link maintains detailed information about public and non-profit agencies and such topics as housing, health care,
education, abuse, consumer complaints, and family problems.8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Database of agencies online at http://www.infolinknh.org/

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JOB CORPS, New England
1-800-733-5627
Serves as a residential academic and vocational skills training program operated under the U.S. Department of  Labor. For low income youth 16-21 years old. No programs in New Hampshire.
 

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KIWANIS
P.O. Box 1815
Salem, NH 03079
Howie Zidel , President
Provides community services, activities, and guidance for young people; sponsors youth organizations.
Meetings are at Salem Boys and Girls Club (Geremonty Drive) on the 1st and 3rd Monday evenings, 5:30-7:30 pm.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
893-3713
37 Main Street
Salem NH 03079
Grand Knight  Kenneth Akerley
A Catholic benevolent organization helping the local churches, priests and community needs.
Web Site:
www.kofc4442.org

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LAMAZE NATURAL CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
Instructs expectant parents in the Lamaze method of natural childbirth; classes are conducted at the Holy Family Hospital (1-978-687-0151),
Lawrence General Hospital (1-978-683-4000), and Parkland Medical Center (432-1500)

LAWLINE,A PUBLIC SERVICE OF THE NH BAR ASSOCIATION
 (NH only): 1-800-868-1212
Volunteer attorneys provide free legal information on the

    second Wednesday
of each month from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE BAR ASSOCIATION
229-0002 
2 Pillsbury Street  Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301
9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday       Friday : 9 a.m - 1 p.m.
Acts as a referral service for people seeking an attorney.  $25 fee.
Web site: http://www.nhbar.org/lawyer-referral/lawyer-referral-services.asp

LAZARUS HOUSE
1-978-689-8575
Good Shepherd Center, 410 Hampshire Street, Lawrence, MA.
Web site: http://www.lazarushouse.org/
Provides emergency overnight shelter and food and clothing for the homeless through agency and church referrals only. Daytime advocacy center:


LEGAL ADVICE & REFERRAL CENTER (LARC)
1-800-639-5290 (NH only) or 224-3333
M-F 9 -1 PM
Provides free information, legal advice and referral services to low-income persons in the areas of family law, local welfare, and housing. 
Qualified individuals needing legal representation may be referred to the NH Bar Assoc.'s Pro Bono Referral System.
Web site:  www.larcnh.org

LEGAL ASSISTANCE, NEW HAMPSHIRE
1-800-562-3174     668-2900
1361 Elm Street, Suite 307
Manchester, NH 03101
Web site:www.nhla.org
Free professional legal advice and representation to NH low income and elderly eligible persons in legal matters.

LIONS
893-6653
P.O. Box 294
Annette Cooke
Provides community services, especially for the visually and hearing impaired; conducts annual hearing and vision screening for preschool and
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MARCH OF DIMES
228-0317
22 Bridge Street
Concord, NH 03301
Web site:
www.marchofdimes.com/newhampshire/
Provides programming and education for improving the outcome of pregnancy.

MASONS
Spicket Lodge No. 85
893-4840 (Sat 6:30 - 10:00 AM)
P.O. Box 687
107 Main Street
Serves as a fraternal organization. Meets 2nd Thursday of the month. Eastern Star meets on the third Friday of the month at this location.

MEALS ON WHEELS, ROCKINGHAM NUTRITION FOR SALEM & WINDHAM
893-2137

MEDIATION PROGRAM, NEW HAMPSHIRE
224-8043
2 Industrial Park Drive P.O. Box 1016
Concord, NH 03301
Provides mediation and court referral services for adult and juvenile disputes; includes a divorce mediation program. 

MEDICAL SOCIETY, NEW HAMPSHIRE
224-1900 1-800-564-1909
7 North State Street
Concord, NH 03301
Provides names and specialties of physicians in the Salem area.
Web site:  www.nhms.org



MESOTHELIOMA CENTER 1-800-ASBESTOS (272-3786)
9am-10pm 7 days a week 

Asbestos.com provides the latest, up-to-date information to visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer.
This website offers a one-stop resource on all asbestos issues ranging from occupational exposure to mesothelioma treatment options.

MITCH'S PLACE / EMMAUS HOUSE
1-978-241-3430
150 How Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
Provides emergency, overnight shelter and meals for single individuals who are homeless. Service area includes  southern New Hampshire.
A service of Emmaus, Inc. (http://www.emmausinc.org/ )

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NAMI NH
1-800-242-6264 or 225-5359
NAMI NH is a grassroots organization dedicated to the eradication of mental illness and improvement in the quality of life of those whose lives
are affected by these diseases.
web site:nh.nami.org

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
645-4777  1-888-624-3578
P.O. Box 5171
Manchester, NH 03108
Web site: http://www.gsana.org/
For meeting times and locations call or check web site.

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION CENTER
1-800-336-4797
Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
PO Box 1133
Washington, DC 20013-1133
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
Provides callers with information and referrals to organizations and agencies dealing with health problems. Does not diagnose disorders or illnesses
or make referrals to physicians. Sponsored by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services. Health Information Database on website provides health information.

NEW HAMPSHIRE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE
1-866-644-3574 (Domestic violence)
1-800-277-5570 (Sexual assault)
14 member groups of the NH Coalition assist survivors of sexual assault, and domestic violence, and members of their families,
with 24- hour crisis lines, emergency shelter, counseling, support groups and help dealing with police, medical and court personnel.

NEW HAMPSHIRE FAMILY VOICES
1-800-852-3345  x 4525 or 271-4525
NH Family Voices is run by parents having children with special health care needs, multiple disabilites and mental health conditions.
Lending library contains 1,300 titles of books, videos and audio tapes.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOMESCHOOLING COALITION
P.O. Box 2224 Concord, NH 03302
437-3547
web site: http://www.nhhomeschooling.org/
Derry/Londonderry/Windham/Salem Area
SHARESis an inclusive support group for homeschoolers living in Rockingham and Hillsborough counties (Southern
New Hampshire Homeschooling Association for Resources, Encouragement & Support).
 We hold monthly parentsí meetings on the third Tuesday of each month from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at the http://www.derry.lib.nh.us/">Derry Public Library, and offer an online group for homeschooling questions, ideas, and activities.
 Contact Jane Grady at 437-3547 or sharesnhinfo@gmail.com for more information.


NORRIS COTTON CANCER CENTER
653-9000   Cancer info line: 1-800-639-6918
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
Care and support for cancer patients. Ongoing cancer research. 
Web site:www.cancer.dartmouth.edu/index.shtml

NORTHEAST REHABILITATION HEALTH NETWORK
893-2900
70 Butler Street
Salem, NH 03079
Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital is located in Salem, NH with satellite clinics and regional offices located north of  Boston and  Southern  New Hampshire.

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OMBUDSMAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE
1-800-442-5640
Ombudsman Program
NH Department of Health and Human Services
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Investigates complaints, answers questions and resolves problems for elderly persons and staff in long-term care facilities in New Hampshire.
Also assists families of elderly persons needing long-term care.

OUTREACH CENTER, SALEM
893-9172
287 Lawrence Road
Salem, NH 03079
Services include information and referral, client advocacy, crisis intervention services and the coordination of community-based services.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
1-978-682-3542
Functions as a support group for compulsive eaters. Meets at the Kelley Library, Salem on Fridays at 5:30 pm.
Other information and meetings locations at www.overeatersanonymous.org

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PARENT INFORMATION CENTER
224-7005   1-800-947-7005
151A Manchester Street
P. 0. Box 2405
Concord, NH 03301
Web site: http://www.parentinformationcenter.org/
Assists parents of disabled children in obtaining information, training and support.

PARENT LINE
1-800-640-6486
ParentLine is a free and confidential service of Child and Family Services, a statewide, independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the well-being of children and families. Call ParentLine, or write ParentLine c/o Child and Family Services, P.O. Box 448, Manchester, NH 03105.

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS
669-4275
P.O. Box 4591
Manchester, NH 03108
Call for meeting places and time. (Calendar of events on web site.) Serves to assist and promote the welfare of single parents and their children.


 


PLANNED PARENTHOOD

434-1354
4 Birch Street
Derry, NH 03038
Web site: http://www.ppnne.org/
Offers routine gynecological examinations and tests, birth control education and counseling, pregnancy tests, AIDS testing, and male STD treatment.
Open to anyone; sliding scale fee.

POISON INFORMATION CENTER, NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND
1-800-222-1222

POST SECONDARY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION-NEW HAMPSHIRE
271-2555
Provides information concerning educational programs of vocational-technical colleges in New Hampshire.

PREVENT CHILD ABUSE, NH
1-800-CHILDREN
 225-5441
Operates a 24-hour information and referral number for parents who are in the need of support. Parental groups meet regularly
with a professional volunteer counselor.

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QUITTING TIME PROGRAM/HAMPSTEAD HOSPITAL
329-5311
218 East Rd.
Hampstead, NH 03841
An intensive, outpatient alcohol and drug treatment program offered by Hampstead Hospital.

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RAPE AND ASSAULT SUPPORT SERVICES see BRIDGES

RECREATION DEPARTMENT-SALEM
890-2140
Municipal Office Building
33 Geremonty Drive
Salem, NH 03079
Recreation Department is responsible for planning, scheduling and implementing a variety of youth and adult programs. Coordinates usage of recreational areas in Salem.
Sponsors special needs programs.

REFURBISHED EQUIPMENT MARKETPLACE  (REM)
1-800-427-3338  0r 224-7630
84A Iron Works Road
Concord NH 03301
Refurbished durable medical equipment of all kinds (wheelchairs, canes, computers, etc.) for medical needs, which may be purchased at lower than new cost. Repairs available at lower costs.

REGION 10 COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES, INC.
893-1299
8 Commerce Drive
Atkinson, NH  03811
Functions as a human services agency for developmentally disabled children and adults. Sponsors Salem Self-Advocacy Group.

RELAY NEW HAMPSHIRE
1-800-735-2964
Voice Carryover- 1-800-735-4423
 For persons with severe hearing disabilities.
24-hour relay service between the hearing and deaf. Relay agent serves as intermediary between deaf and hearing parties via TTY machine.

REPUBLICAN TOWN COMMITTEE
Salem Chapter
548-7418
Jeffrey S. Hatch, Chairman
Promotes Republican political party interests and beliefs. The committee meets the second Wednesday each month at 7 p.m. NH GOP website: http://www.nhgop.org/

RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP)
225-1450
Enables older citizens 55  years and over to volunteer their services to non-profit agencies throughout Rockingham County such as schools,
nursing homes, hospice, hospitals, town halls, adult tutorial programs and mediation. Programs also include Foster Grandparents and  Senior Companions. Fix-it program
for repairs and home maintenance- materials responsibility of owner, labor free! call 1-800-556-9300.
web site:www.seniorcorps.org

RIDESHARE PROGRAM, NEW HAMPSHIRE
1-800-462-8707
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Matches up commuters interested in carpooling within New Hampshire or between New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Area Park and Ride parking lots in Plaistow, Hampstead and Windham.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY NURSING HOME
679-9305
117 North Rd.
Brentwood, NH 03833
300 bed intermediate care facility; provides medical and nursing care. Open to the public.

ROCKINGHAM VNA & HOSPICE
1-800-540-2981
137 Epping Road
Exeter, NH 03833
Home and community based health care services for all ages. Health promotion services include immunization, senior blood pressure clinics,
specialized screening clinics and health education. Services for acute and chronically ill include nursing, homemaking, physical, speech &
occupation therapy, hospice respite care and support services. New services include Diabetes education, Solace volunteer program
and P.E.T. program (pet visitation to seniors).

ROTARY CLUB OF GREATER SALEM
898-2153
Laura Allain
Meets Friday at 7:30 am at the Rockingham Park (Belmont Room 1 Rockingham Park Blvd)  for breakfast meeting. 

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SALEM FAMILY RESOURCES/SUCCESS-BY-SIX
898-5493
171 Zion Hill Road
Salem, NH 03079
Builds awareness and understanding, improves access to services and information and presents a united voice for children. Provides for parents:workshops,
library, discussion groups, support  groups,parenting and play groups, babysitting training and parenting home visits.

SALEM NH CITIZEN CORPS
890-2208
The Citizen Corps mission is to educate the Salem community on the risks from health and natural disasters, crime and terrorism, to prepare community volunteers with training to assist first responders and implement innovative ideas to improve community response. The Salem NH Citizen Corps Council meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Main Street Fire Stationl at 7PM. All are welcome to attend.



web site: http://www.salemnhcitizencorps.org/

SALEM SENIOR SERVICES
Patti Drelick, Director
890-2190  Fax: 603-890-2192
INGRAM SENIOR CENTER
1 Sally Sweet Way
Salem, NH 03079
Open Monday - Thurs, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm   Friday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Provides recreational, wellness, nutrition, and enrichment activities, programs, information and support services for Seniors 60+ years of age.
Also offers free transportation for shopping, medical apointments and rides to the Senior Center.
Web site: www.townofsalem.org/senior-services.asp

SALEMHAVEN NURSING HOME
893-5586
23 Geremonty Drive
Provides a 100-bed non-profit, community-supported facility for nursing home care; maintains active volunteer program for community support.

SALVATION ARMY
627-7013
121 Cedar St.
Manchester, NH 03101-2505
Derry: 434-7790
18 Folcom Road

Salvation Army Thrift Store    898-8571
74-76 Cluff Rd  Salem
Food, clothing and housing during emergencies and disasters.
Hours: Mon & Sat 8:30 am- 5:00 pm - Tues-Fri 8:30 am - 9:00 pm.

SAMARITANS
 24 Hour Hotline    357-5505 
Keene, NH
Operates a 24-hour suicide and crisis hotline. 1-877-583-8336

SCHOOL FOR CONTINUING  EDUCATION
893-7074
Salem High School
44 Geremonty Drive
Salem, NH 03079
Provides educational programs for the adult student seeking classroom instruction in Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language,
GED preparation, high school diploma, or enrichment/vocational offerings. Courses listed on web site.

SENIOR CORPS
225-1450
Concord, NH
Provides information about volunteer opportunites for seniors, including RSVP, Foster Grandparents and Senior Companion Program.
Web site: www.seniorcorps.org

SENIOR NET-
c/o Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley
360 Merrimack Street Building 5
Lawrence, MA 01843-2222
1-800-892-0890 (x1516)
International non-profit organization that offers computer courses for people ages 50 and older.

SEPARATED AND DIVORCED
893-8661 (Mary Queen of Peace Church)
Mary Roy
New Beginnings support group for people going through divorce.  Meets Mondays 8:00 p.m. at Mary Queen of  Peace Church.

SERVICELINK  OF ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
893-9769
287 Lawrence Road
Salem, NH 03079
www.state.nh.us/servicelink
ServiceLink is an information and supported referral service for older adults, adults with disabilites or chronic illness and their families.

SERVE-NEW ENGLAND
Location information available at 1-888-742-7363 (M-F 9-5) SERVE-NE is a neighborhood based, not for profit food and distribution and community
building program.  SERVE-NE is a volunteer food distribution program which makes supermarket quality food available to participants at discount prices
in exchange for volunteer community service (2 hours of service for each food requirements)

SHHH-NH  (Self Help for Hard of Hearing)
1-800-826-3700
email: CliffCleary@att.net
Meets 1st Wednesday at 6:45 pm  Sept. - June.
Location: William B. Cashin Senior Activity Center of Manchester
151 Douglas St.
Manchester, NH 03104

SILVERTHORNE ADULT DAY CARE CENTER
893-4799
23 Geremonty Drive
Salem, NH 03079
Provides frail or handicapped adults with nursing care and supervision, therapeutic activities, exercises, hot meals and snacks in a home-like social setting.
Daytime, weekday services. Medicaid and V.A. approved. Transportation available within ten miles of the center.

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
US Department of Health and Human Services
1- 800-772-1213  (http://www.ssa.gov/
Accepts applications for Social Security cards and assists in filing claims for retirement, disability, health insurance and all SSA and SSI programs.
For  Salem and Windham: 439 South Union Street. Suite 4208, Lawrence, MA 01840. 1-978-686-6171

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
Renee Baxter 1-978-373-2901
Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital
70 Butler Street
Salem, NH 03079
Group meets the first Wednesday of the month at 5-6 p.m.

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TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS)
898-3709
Diane Carroll
Aids overweight persons through group support. Meets at Pleasant Street Methodist Church on Wednesday at 6:30 pm.

TALKING BOOK SERVICE
898-7064
Kelley Library
234 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079
Provides applications for recordings from the New Hampshire State Library and U.S. Library of Congress. Visually impaired and physically
disabled persons who are unable to handle print materials with ease are eligible for the service.

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UPPER ROOM: A FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
437-8477
36 Tsienneto Rd.
Derry, NH 03038
Parent and teen resource Center for Greater Derry.

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VET CENTER
1-800-562-3127
103 Liberty Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Offers group, individual, couple, and family counseling to Vietnam and post-Vietnam veterans by professional counselors. Operates 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday; night appointments available; federally funded.

VETERANS AFFAIRS, REGIONAL OFFICE
1-800-827-1000
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Office: 275 Chestnut Street
Manchester, NH 03101
VA Medical Center:
624-4366
718 Smyth Road
Manchester, NH 03104

Veteran's Administration web site: (http://www.va.gov/ )
Administers benefits and services authorized by law for veterans and their families.
 

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS   Post 8546
898-7924
42 North Broadway
Salem, NH 03079
Provides information and aid to veterans of foreign wars.

VNA & HOSPICE, ROCKINGHAM  See entry at Rockingham VNA & Hospice.

 
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION NEW HAMPSHIRE

669-8733               1-800-627-9304
Mill West Corporate Center 195 McGreg Street Suite 120 Manchester, NH 03103
Web site: www.ed.state.nh.us/VR/
Provides assistance to those whose disabilities hinder employment.


Local office: 29 South Broadway, Salem 893-0214

VOLUNTEER NH
1-800-780-8058
Web site: http://www.volunteernh.org/
Provides information about volunteer opportunities in New Hampshire.

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WELFARE-NEW HAMPSHIRE
See HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES-NEW HAMPSHIRE

WELFARE-SALEM
890-2130
Senior Center
287 Lawrence Road
Provides preventive programs for youth and temporary assistance to Salem people in need.


WIC (Woman, Infants, & Children) see
COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
Nutritional program for low-income people.


WIND (WEDNESDAY IS NETWORKING DAY)
1-978-470-2637
P.O. Box 4174
Andover, MA 01810
WIND is a meeting place for unemployed professionals to share support and networking and to sharpen job search skills. Meets Wednesdays
at 9:00 am at Wilmington Methodist Church, Wilmington, MA. Take Rt 93 to Exit 41 (Rt125). right at top of ramp, right at light (2 miles) pass Wilmington High School; church is on the left.
WIND Seacoast  Meets Mondays 8:45 am in Portsmouth at Franklin Pierce College

WOMEN'S CLUB (GFWC)
Salem Chapter
Annette Cooke
898-6653
Acts as social organization, the purpose of which is to meet community needs through volunteer service. Member of General Federation of Women's Clubs. Sponsors literacy program. Meets 1st Tues. at 12:30 p.m. at the Kelley Library 234 Main Street.

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER
1-978-685-2480 or 685-2481
599 Canal Street
Lawrence, MA 01841 (24 hour hotline)
Provides emergency help and temporary shelter on 24-hour basis for battered women and their children; shelter is in homes of volunteers; those in need
of shelter are screened first. Offers legal and welfare advocacy, short-term counseling, information and referral, ongoing support groups, and rape crisis center.

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Youth and Sport Organizations

Salem Blue Devils Basketball- Dave Ruffen 894-5258 ( http://www.salembasketball.org/)
Salem Youth Baseball -Little League & Babe Ruth 974-0800  http://salemyouthbaseball.net/
Salem Girls Softball- 898-7071   http://leagueathletics.com/Default.asp?snid=140578714&org=salemnhsoftball.com
Salem Youth Hockey Ken Sturgess 329-6423 ( http://www.salemsaints.org/)
Salem Youth Soccer (Boys & Girls ages 4-18 years) Contact: 1-888-715-5592 (www.salemsoccer.com)
Rams Football/Cheerleading- Mike Herick 224-6106   http://leagueathletics.com/?org=salemrams.com
Men's Slow Pitch Softball and Women's Slow Pitch Softball - Call the Recreation Department 890-2140
New England Rebels AAU Baseball http://www.newenglandrebels.com/

YMCA, MERRIMACK VALLEY
1-978-686-6191
40 Lawrence Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
Provides physical fitness facilities for men and women, including gym, swimming pool, outdoor tennis courts, racquetball courts, and Nautilus and free weights areas. Provides after-school child care and kindergarten and preschool programs.

Y-ME
1-800-221-2141
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
National hotline that is staffed by breast cancer survivors available to discuss breast cancer with women and their families. 24-hour hotline available.

YWCA, GREATER LAWRENCE
1-978-687-0331
38 Lawrence Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
Offers coed recreation classes and a fitness studio for girls and women. Operates day care center from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sponsors Displaced Homemaker Center, which provides job counseling for women ages 30 and older just entering the job market. Has Y Girls Club for ages 7-12.
 

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This page is maintained by the Reference staff of the Kelley Library. To update any organizational information please email mailto:kelleylb@salem.lib.nh.usor call  898-7064. Updated 3/2009









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