Need Help?

Are you having a hard time feeding your household?

Do you qualify to receive food?  Check below…

Are you a resident of Belmont, Canterbury, Chichester, or Loudon NH?   
If yes, please continue to the next question.  If not, please call 211 and ask for a food pantry in your area or go to

Do you currently participate in ONE or more of the following programs?

  • Fuel Assistance
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Aid to Permanently and Totally Disabled (APTD)
  • Homeless
  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid (State Welfare)
  • Aid to the Needy Blind
  • Old Age Assistance
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Subsidized Housing (Rental Subsidy)
  • County, City or Town Welfare

If you circled any of the above programs, you qualify.  If not, please continue to the next section.

Is your total household income at or below the following (we use the take-home amount):

Household SizeYearly IncomeMonthly IncomeWeekly Income
Add For Each Additional Family Member+$12,912+$1,076+$248

If your total household income is equal to or below the amounts above, you should qualify.

What Do You Do Next?
If you think you qualify (or are not sure), call Sue at (603) 724-9731 any time

Tuesday, 9 am – 6 pm
Wednesday 9 am  – 1 pm
Thursday 9 am – 4 pm

Calling first is the only way to receive your first appointment.

We will go over your qualifications with you.  If you qualify you will get an appointment to complete your paperwork and receive food.

On your first appointment, please bring all the paperwork that has been requested of you.  If you do not have the paperwork ready, please call and reschedule your appointment.

Want to get a jump on completing your Assistance Application and what documents to bring?  Then click below:

Assistance Application
Documents to Bring

If all your paperwork is received and your forms are completed, you will receive food during your first appointment.  So, please bring bags to put your food in.  There is never any fee or charge for receiving food.  Households can get food every week.

Please don’t wait until there is no food in your house to call.  We are here to help!