Home for Now

What We Do

The program’s primary goal is to provide a safe place for families while assisting them in securing permanent housing.

We provide each family with personal necessities, case management and employment support services  We have a supplies and food on site and families can access this upon arrival and as needed during their stay.

Adults in the shelter are encouraged to meet with the Homeless Resource Advocate at least once per week to receive case management services.


  • Access to onsite food pantry upon arrival
  • Toiletries
  • Clothes (when available)
  • Internet access
  • Phone for client use
  • Phone acquisition


  • Assistance with applying for government benefits
  • Guidance on applying for housing assistance
  • Help securing ID/Driver license assistance, birth certificate
  • Assistance with locating and securing drug and alcohol rehabilitation services
  • Internal referrals for victims of domestic violence
  • Mental health referrals and support
  • Referrals to outside agencies

Current Donation Needs:

  • Twin Mattresses
  • Twin Mattress Protectors
  • Pillow Protectors
  • Baby, Toddler, Kids Clothes/Pj’s
  • Kids Toothpaste
  • Full Mattress Protectors
  • Small Garbage Cans (for bedrooms)
  • Paper Towels
  • Gift Cards to Lowes/Home Depot/Walmart

Wishlist Items:

  • Vacuum
  • Kids Puppets for Puppet Theater
  • Baby Monitors
  • Kids Crafts (Crayola Wonder)
  • Broom/Dustpan
  • Kids Medications (Allergy, Tylenol, etc.)
  • Kids Helmets
  • Bubbles/Chalk
  • Door Stops (for bedrooms)
  • Garden Hose Holder

*Please note that items on the list can only be accepted in brand new, unopened, unexpired condition.  Updated 7/17/24.

Ways You Can Make A Difference

At CAPSC, our Mission is our guide. With your help, we can make our Mission a reality for our entire community: to educate, advocate, and assist people in Strafford County to help meet their basic needs and promote self-sufficiency.



Thanks to our sponsors, we are able to provide more meals, housing, transportation and other vital services to our community members in need.

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Your generosity is making a difference. We are grateful for any support from the members of our community.

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We value our volunteers and the many ways in which they contribute to our mission. Their dedication and commitment are essential to our success, and we are grateful for the gift of their time.

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