About the Program

Parenting Plus offers families guidance and support that is designed to minimize stress and maximize a family’s ability to succeed. Services are provided in the comfort of the family home. Families participate by choice, at no cost to them.


When families have too many stressors, Parenting Plus:

  • Helps parents help their children
  • Provides emotional support, encouragement and empowerment
  • Offers practical solutions to help in managing family life

Where appropriate, Parenting Plus may provide:

  • Child care opportunities

Families receive help with:

  • Learning effective parenting skills
  • Accessing community resources
  • Learning healthy ways to express anger and frustration
  • Resolving parent/child conflicts
  • Setting realistic family rules
  • Learning time management and organizational skills
  • Learning about health and nutrition and safety
  • Learning about budgeting finances


“This program has made such a big difference for my family...there is much more peace in our home now!” – Suzanne T.

“I thought I knew what I was doing disciplining my kids, but I learned so much about how to do it right with your program!” – Vicki L.

“Our support group gives me someone to talk to about parenting and to be able to get information from other people who have been through the same thing. – Alex E.

“As you know, it has been a difficult year for me and my family, but people like you have made it easiler." – Greg R.

“I look forward to your weekly home visits and to all the new skills I learn to help my children." – Jenna C. 


Referrals are accepted from families themselves schools social service agencies pediatricians and hospitals family and mental health clinics Division of Children, Youth and Families.

To refer, call 1-800-640-6486


Community Partners: The Coös Family Support Project; Gorham Family Resource Center, Littleton area; The Upper Room, Derry/Salem area; Families First, Seacoast area



Lisa Anderson, program manager   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Areas Served

Concord, Franklin, Manchester, Nashua, 



Parenting Plus is funded under an agreement with the State of New Hampshire Division of Children, Youth and Families.


Fees: None to client


Eligibility:  Parenting Plus is a voluntary program for parents of children, birth - 21.  

Referral form