Crossroads House - Portsmouth, NH

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600 Lafayette Road
Portsmouth, NH
: Phone: (603)436-2218


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    2021-02-16 08:09:12
    Horrible place. Poorly educated/trained, self-appointed “correctional” staff. Individual case workers themselves displaying serious and disturbing mental health issues.

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Our facility is staffed 24 hours a day.

Cross Roads House
(603) 436-2218

Shelter Admission & Referrals
2-1-1 (or 866-444-4211)
Assistance Available

Cross Roads House provides emergency and transitional shelter to families and individuals from Rockingham and Strafford Counties, NH, and southern York County, ME. Individuals and families seeking shelter should call 2-1-1 and their local welfare office.

Additionally, Cross Roads House staff are on site 24/7/365 to provide assistance.

Programs & Services
At Cross Roads House, we provide:

    Emergency and transitional shelter
    Three meals a day for our residents
    Dinner meal prepared by volunteers seven nights a week
    Needs assessments and case management services
    Access to a variety of services on-site
    Referrals to services throughout the community
    Support and direction for returning to permanent housing
    Post-shelter case management to help maintain housing
    “Rent Ready” and “Ready to Work” seminar classes

Cross Roads House partners with local providers to deliver a vast array of supportive services on-site, eliminating barriers to getting the care our residents need.

These services and programs include:

    Medical, dental, and substance use disorder services provided by Families First Health & Support Center and Health Care for the Homeless
    Mental health care and psychiatric care provided by Seacoast Mental Health Center
    Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings
    COAST trolley (local public transportation) free from our site

Do you have items to donate? Contact Crossroads House at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

User Questions & Answers

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Crossroads House at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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