About the Department
Please note: Welfare Office will be closed November 7, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.. It will reopen on November 8, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
The Welfare Department assists Portsmouth residents unable to provide for their own documented shelter, food, medication, utility or other emergency needs.
It provides assistance to qualified individuals and promotes independence through guidance and referrals. In addition, the Department actively participates in local social services networks.
For more information, please contact:
Welfare Administrator: Ellen Tully
Phone: (603) 610-7267
Fax: (603) 427-1594