A safe place and vital resource for youth/young adults in the Manchester area.

The Youth Resource Center MOVED FROM 99 Hanover Street to 326 LINCOLN STREET in Manchester, Nov. 20, 2015.  It is a judgment free, safe zone where teens and young adults can access many resources, confidentially, and free of charge.  

Services, information and support are offered in the following areas:

  • Clothing/laundry
  • Counseling
  • Drugs/alcohol use
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Food
  • Food stamp applications
  • Medicaid applications 
  • GED
  • Death of a friend
  • Identification and birth certificates
  • Loneliness
  • Pregnancy
  • Problems at home
  • Relationship issues
  • Routine medical care
  • Sexual abuse/assault
  • Shelter
  • STDs/STIs
  • Suicide/depression

The Youth Resource Center respects each person's individuality and values.  It is committed to the safety, education and positive development of local youth as they struggle with the daily challenges of teenage and young adult life.  The center’s programs help young people to transition to independence and helps provide the tools each young person will need to shape his/her own future. 

The Youth Resource Center is designed to work with a wide variety of individuals, and continues to progress with youth input.  A Youth Advisory Board works closely with staff at the Youth Resource Center to identify issues, design alternatives and solutions and meet the needs of Manchester youth.  


Funded in part through generous contributions from PROCON, Walmart Foundation, Peoples United Bank Foundation, Bank of America, TD Bank Foundation, Citizens Bank, NH Charitable Foundation, Fuller Foundation, Gibney Family Foundation, Healthcare GIVES, Riverwoods, United Way