Who We Are

Community Action Program
Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc.

CAPBM, is a New Hampshire agency established in 1965 under the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act of 1964. Under this Act over twelve hundred Community Action Agencies (CAA) were established nationwide.
  • The primary mission of the organization is to work with low-income families and the elderly to assist them in their efforts to become or remain both financially and socially independent in their communities.
  • The agency sponsors and manages over 70 programs designed to meet the needs of children, families, single parents, elderly, and the disabled.

Program Year ending 2022

3,826 Households receiving Emergency Rental Assistance

11,222 Individuals receiving Utility Payments

$ 1,330,395 Savings as a result of Health Insurance counseling

267,663 Meals Served to Seniors

4,433 Women and Children Served by WIC

93,119 Rides Provided with Transportation Services

29,115 Meals Served to Children over Summer Break

13,066 Homeless Individuals Receiving Referrals and Services

3,179,866 Pounds of Food delivered to emergency feeding sites and seniors Statewide

Program Highlights

CAPBM Services

The agency sponsors and manages over 70 programs and services designed to meet the needs of children, families, single parents, elderly, and the disabled.
Community Outreach Offices

Our Locations

A network of five (5) Area Resource Centers has been established in Belknap and Merrimack Counties to provide access to assistance, referrals and help with needs.

CAP Area Resource Centers

CAP Food Pantries

Child Development Centers

Senior Centers

Affordable Housing

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What People Say

The most exciting part of my job is working with children and watching them learn, discover, make friends, have fun and grow emotionally, cognitively and physically.

CAPBM Employee

I get to work with amazing staff and have such great support from all staff members.

CAPBM Employee

I love the feeling of be able to provide a benefit to a participant that you know will make their life better.

CAPBM Employee

I have amazing Co-workers and my management is PHENOMENAL!

CAPBM Employee

Helping people is the number one factor, it is my passion!

CAPBM Employee

Some parts of the job are more challenging than others, but overall, every aspect of my role contributes to the growth and success of the program--it is worth the challenge.

CAPBM Employee
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