During the COVID-19 Pandemic period, applications for assistance may be downloaded from the link below and mailed or emailed.  Please call 792-1315 for further information.   Applications may be submitted by emailing phogan@bedfordnh.org or mailing to: Welfare Director, Town of Bedford, 24 N. Amherst Road, Bedford, NH 03110.

To speak with a Welfare Department Staff Member, drop in hours are between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 pm Monday - Friday (except Holidays observed by the Town).   Appointments may be scheduled by calling the number above.

Welfare Application

Bedford Welfare Guidelines

2020 Fuel Assistance Information

2020 Fuel Assistance and Other Programs

2020 Federal Eviction Prevention / CDC - US DHHS Eff 09/2020 - This has been extended to January 31, 2021

Resource Information:

COVID -19 Housing Relief Flyer SNHS

Southern New Hampshire Services (Fuel, Electric Assistance)

 (M-F/8:30am -4:30pm)

Community Action Agency for Hillsborough County

40 Pine Street

Manchester, NH 03108

(603) 668-8010 or 1-800-322-1073

Relay Number/Hearing Impaired: (800) 877-8339


2020 Energy Assistance Program Information

State Welfare Assistance (Food Stamps, Medicaid, Elderly and Adult Services, Transportation, Healthy Kids, Cash Assistance) - - (M-F/8:00am -4:00pm)

NH Department of Health & Human Services

1050 Perimeter Road , Suite 501d

Manchester, NH 03104

(603) 668-2330 or 1-800-852-7493

TDD Access Relay: (800) 735-2964
Fax # 603-668-5442