New Hampshire Legal Assistance

NHLA offices are closed to the public during the COVID19 health crisis, but our staff members are working, representing current clients, evaluating applications for new clients, monitoring the on-going and ever-changing landscape of benefits to help people facing crisis, and compiling resources like this.

This Guidance is general information for our community about the many changes to public programs and systems during the state of emergency. Staff will periodically update this guidance. If you have any questions, please contact us at any of our phone numbers, or apply for help online at  

Topics covered in this guidance: Social Security Benefits; Unemployment Insurance Benefits; Utilities; Food stamps, cash assistance and Medicaid; Domestic Violence; Housing; Senior and Consumer Law; Youth Law/Education