Town Accountant
Contact Kelly Lacasse - Human Services Director
Address 230 Lake Street Bristol, NH 03222
Telephone 603-744-2522
Fax 603-744-2521
Hours Wednesdays 5:00pm to 7:00pm by appointment

The mission of the Bristol Human Services/Welfare Office shall be: to administer local welfare services in accordance to NH R.S.A. 165 and to facilitate the process of residents’ self-sufficiency. The office shall assist all individuals, (whether they can be directly assisted through Town of Bristol General Assistance funds or not) to network to other existing programs, re-employment efforts, and referrals to other agencies in an effort to facilitate an individuals’ return to personal independence.

Eligibility for assistance is determined by having each individual complete an extensive application in order to provide an overview of the specific situation the client is in. Assistance is provided for individuals basic necessities in accordance with State law and Town Guidelines. The applicants that are found eligible are assisted on expenses such as food, heat, electricity, rent, prescription drugs and other basic living and working needs.

Application for Services
Welfare Guidelines
Additional Links
Department of Health & Human Services
Healthy Kids - Insurance for Children
NH Easy - New Hampshire's online application for Cash, Medical Coverage (Medicaid), Food Stamps (SNAP), Child Care and Medicare Beneficiary Assistance Programs
Service Link
Tri-County Community Action Program - Fuel Assistance
Voices Against Violence
WIC - Woman, Infant, and Children Nutrition Program