Any Plainfield or Meriden resident requiring assistance from the Town should contact the Community Resource Director. In response to your call or email, a discrete meeting will be arranged.
Local Community Services
Residents of the Town of Plainfield can access the following local services. Note: The food pantry and clothing swap rooms are located in the Christ Community Church on Route 12A (across from the Plainfield Fire Department). Contact the Resource Director for more information about getting items from or donating items to these rooms.
The Food Pantry is open the 1st Thursday and the 3rd Friday and Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and warmly welcomes all Town residents.
Clothing Swap Rooms
Two rooms contain FREE clothing for adults and children. All clothing is donated and in great condition.
Free Fresh Produce
Free fresh produce from Willing Hands is available every Wednesday from 11:45am to 2.45pm at the Cornish Flat fire station.
Do you live in Meriden or Plainfield?
Do you need help with a project around your house (i.e. replacing batteries in your smoke detectors, shoveling snow, mowing the lawn or stacking fire wood)?
Do you have a neighbor who might need some help?
Would you like to provide a visit or a home cooked meal for someone?
Do you or a friend need assistance with something ?
Do you need a ride to an appointment or to the store?
There is now a group of Caring Neighbors in Plainfield who are willing to lend a hand to those in our community who need a litttle help or assistance. Each member of the Caring Neighbors group is willing to volunteer their time to assist neighbors who need a hand.
Regional Social Service Agencies
Residents of the Town of Plainfield also have access to the social services agencies listed below.
Note: This is not intended to be a complete list of the agency resources available.
Provides counseling and support for youth and their families, available 24 hours a day; works with court ordered juveniles, maintaining Chandler House, an emergency, temporary home for these clients.
27 John Stark Hwy
Newport, NH 03773
FREE transportaion services are available to all Sullivan County residents. Volunteer drivers are available to help you get where you need to go. Please call 603-863-2772 or 877-418-0118 for more information.
Provides services to senior citizens: meals, including deliveries of meals, transportation, adult day care, recreation, health screening and social services.
PO Box 433
Lebanon, NH 03766-0433
Provides information and referrals to those who are addicted, in crisis, or without support in the Upper Valley.
14 Church St.
PO Box 247
Lebanon, NH 03766
Teen line: (800) 639-6095
Chrisis Calls: (800) 273-TALK
LSRVNA is a Medicare and NH Medicaid certified non-profit agency providing Home Care, Hospice and Personal Care Services to the residents of the Lake Sunapee region including Plainfield.
107 Newport Road
New London, NH 03257
603-526-4272 fax firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides and administers Fuel Assistance, Commodity Foods, WIC program, Neighbor Helping Neighbor, and Eldercare programs along with other human service type programs to eligible applicants.
PO Box 1338
96-102 Main Street
Claremont, NH 03743
Turning Points is Sullivan county's 24-hour task force to end domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking. It provides a variety of services including emergency shelter, advocacy, education and support services.
11 School Street
800-639-3130 (24-hours) email@example.com
VNA & Hospice of VT and NH is a Medicare certified home care agency that provides home health services, including Hospice, to Plainfield residents.
66 Benning Street, Suite 6
West Lebanon, NH 3784
888-300-8853 (24 hours)
Volunteers in Action
A program from Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, that provides caring volunteers of all ages who assist neighbors in need of a helping hand. Most frequently used services are: transportation, visitation, and food shopping.
PO Box 707
54 Main St.
Windsor, VT 05089
Provides mental health and behavioral services for no or very low costs to the uninsured. West Central Services is the New Hampshire designated community mental health facility for Plainfield and all of Sullivan County.
9 Hanover Street
Lebanon, NH 03766