The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
Providing food to over 250 local community food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and other charitable organizations throughout New Hampshire.
A Helping Hand. Helping those in need.
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 older people 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 and services designed to meet the needs of children, families, single parents, older people, and the disabled.
Program Year ending 2022
3,826 Households receiving Emergency Rental Assistance
11,222 Individuals receiving Utility Payments
26,658 Individuals receiving one or more Services
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 Referrals and Services provided to Individuals experiencing Homelessness
3,179,866 Pounds of Food delivered to emergency feeding sites and seniors Statewide
What We Do
The agency sponsors and manages over 70 programs and services designed to meet the needs of children, families, single parents, elderly, and the disabled.
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.
I get to work with amazing staff and have such great support from all staff members.
I love the feeling of be able to provide a benefit to a participant that you know will make their life better.
I have amazing Co-workers and my management is PHENOMENAL!
Helping people is the number one factor, it is my passion!
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.