Applications may be dropped off at the Bedford Town Offices during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday).  During the COVID-19 Social Distancing period, you must call 792-1315 for an appointment before dropping off materials.   Applications can also be submitted by emailing phogan@bedfordnh.org.

To speak with a Welfare Department Staff Member, drop in hours are between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 pm Monday - Friday (except Holidays observed by the Town).  These hours are temporarily suspended unless by appointment. See phone number above.

Welfare Application

Bedford Welfare Guidelines

2020 Fuel Assistance Information

2020 Fuel Assistance and Other Programs

Resource Information:

Southern New Hampshire Services (Fuel, Electric Assistance)

 (M-F/8:30am -4:30pm)

Community Action Agency for Hillsborough County

40 Pine Street

Manchester, NH 03108

(603) 668-8010 or 1-800-322-1073

Relay Number/Hearing Impaired: (800) 877-8339


2020 Energy Assistance Program Information

State Welfare Assistance (Food Stamps, Medicaid, Elderly and Adult Services, Transportation, Healthy Kids, Cash Assistance) - - (M-F/8:00am -4:00pm)

NH Department of Health & Human Services

1050 Perimeter Road , Suite 501d

Manchester, NH 03104

(603) 668-2330 or 1-800-852-7493

TDD Access Relay: (800) 735-2964
Fax # 603-668-5442