Area Agency List
Northern Human Services
87 Washington Street
Conway, New Hampshire 03818
PathWays of the River Valley
654 Main Street
Claremont, New Hampshire 03743
Lakes Region Community Services ESS Program
Family Resource Center of Central NH
635 Main Street
Laconia NH 03246
Community Bridges, Inc.
525 Clinton Street
Bow, New Hampshire 03304
Phone: 225-4l53 or 800-499-4l53
Faxes: 225-0376 (Case Management and Independent Living Services)
225-6159 (Executive/Administrative Offices and Clinical Services)
226-3354 (Business Office and Child and Family Services)
Monadnock Developmental Services, Inc.
121 Railroad Street
Keene, New Hampshire 0343l
Phone: 352-1304 or 1-800-469-6082
Gateways Community Services
144 Canal Street
Nashua, New Hampshire 03064
Moore Center Services, Inc.
195 McGregor Street, Unit 400
Manchester, New Hampshire 03l02
One Sky Community Services
755 Banfield Road, Suite 3
Portsmouth, NH 03801
113 Crosby Road, Suite #l
Dover, New Hampshire 03820-4375
Region 10 Community Support Services, Inc.
8 Commerce Drive
Atkinson, New Hampshire 03811
How do I contact Early Intervention / Early Supports & Services?
Anyone who has a concern about a child’s development can make a referral to ESS, including, and especially, you, the parent. If someone other than you makes the referral, you will be notified that a referral has been made and will be asked for consent to proceed before any evaluations are done or services provided.
If you think that your child and family may be eligible, then you should make a referral to the ESS Intake Coordinator at your Area Agency. Local Area Agencies are responsible for providing ESS services. Sometimes as parents we are unsure of whether or not we should make a referral or if there “really is a concern”. Parents should feel comfortable in trusting their instincts and just as comfortable contacting ESS to help in better understanding their child’s developmental needs.
Once a referral has been made (once the phone call has been received by the Area Agency), ESS has 45 days to complete an evaluation, determine eligibility and, if your child is eligible, develop an Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP).
You can find the contact information for your local Area Agency in the list on the right.
What happens after a referral to ESS is made?
What are my rights under ESS?