Community Connections

Concord, New Hampshire is a wonderful small city to live and work in!  It is the State Capital of New Hampshire and home to several exemplary educational institutions, a well respected hospital and physician network, as well as the only secure psychiatric hospital in the state – NH Hospital.  Concord is the home to many state-wide non-profit organizations as well as numerous local entities serving as the essential safety net for citizens with disabilities, low incomes and other challenges.  Fellowship Housing is proud of its connections with a wide variety organizations serving this community including:

RiverbendRiverbend Community Mental Health Center is this region’s primary provider of behavioral health services to people experiencing severe and persistent mental illness.  Fellowship Housing and Riverbend are business associates and contract annually for the delivery of functional support services and permanent housing.
HUDFellowship Housing operates four projects that receive rental assistance from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD).  This support allows us to develop, manage and maintain high quality housing.  HUD’s mission is to increase homeownership, support community development, and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.
NH HousingNH Housing has become an increasingly important partner in our work to establish affordable housing.  Through its Special Needs and Affordable Housing programs, NH Housing has been a major driver in our ability to develop 14 units in the last several years.  Additionally, NH Housing provides Housing Choice vouchers for approved applicants which Fellowship Housing welcomes.  Statewide, New Hampshire Housing promotes, finances and supports affordable housing for Granite State residents.
NH FoodbankThe NH Food Bank which “feeds the programs that feed the hungry” supports our Fellowship House group living setting with low cost food products donated by grocers.  Membership in the NH Food Bank has allowed Fellowship Housing to keep its food costs reasonable.
NHTIFellowship Housing partners with the Human Services Department of the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord’s Community College, to provide internship experience to selected students.  NHTI is a dynamic public institution of higher learning providing accessible, rigorous education, serving students, businesses, and the community by creating pathways for lifelong learning, career advancement, and civic engagement. 
NH Center for NonprofitsThe New Hampshire Center for Non Profits is an association of over 400 nonprofit organizations which offers its members education, training, hands-on resources and support for establishing, maintaining and growing in this sector.  Our membership in the NHCNP’s has afforded Fellowship Housing a vast array of tools for conducting and improving our work!
NH Charitable FoundationFellowship Housing’s Endowment Fund, established in 2004 is invested in the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated to improving the well-being of every community through encouraging donor partnerships, making grants and loans and providing leadership for addressing emerging issues.
Greater Concord Chamber of CommerceFellowship Housing is a member of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber develops economic opportunities, fosters a strong business climate and enhances quality of life in Concord by utilizing the special talents, skills and resources of those who live and work in the community.
 Housing Action NHFellowship Housing is a member of Housing Action, NH, a membership organization created to build and coordinate alliances of effective advocacy for strong federal and state investment in the preservation of existing affordable housing, the development of new affordable housing, rental subsidies for low income families and strong policies and funding to serve the homeless and end homelessness.   
Concord Coalition to End Homelessness Fellowship Housing staff provide leadership and administrative support to the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness. The Coalition works to eliminate the causes of homelessness for the citizens and residents of Concord, NH, through a coordinated, committed and active effort of many stakeholders.  www.concordhomeless.org

Other Important Resources


 

 DHHSThe New Hampshire Division of Behavioral Health promotes respect, recovery, and full community inclusion for people who experience a mental illness, an emotional disturbance, substance abuse problems and problems with addiction. 
NH 211 New Hampshire 211 is every citizen’s link to resources:  to “get help, give help, discover options.”  Dial 211 on a telephone or access the resource data base at www.211nh.org.  
NAMI The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-NH) is involved in on-going efforts to eradicate stigma and to help improve the lives of people with severe and persistent mental illnesses.  NAMI-NH provides essential advocacy, research and support for families of people living with mental illness.
Concord Housing & Redevelopment Concord Housing + Redevelopment ( CH+R ) helps individuals and families throughout the Greater Concord area achieve something that is not always achievable without a helping hand—a place to call home. Concord Housing Authority provides public housing for people with disabilities who have low incomes, as well as Housing Choice vouchers for selected applicants.  www.concordha.com

 

 United WayThe Granite United Way is committed to investing in the areas of the community with the most critical needs - education, income and health. By focusing on these investment initiatives, we are helping people in a new way; we are breaking negative cycles and tackling the root causes of problems to create lasting change. YOU can designate Fellowship Housing as an agency to support with your annual pledge to the Granite United Way!