Community, Transportation and Regional Planning Resources
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A volunteer driver program that served the residents of Amherst, Lyndeborough, Milford, Mont Vernon and Wilton for decades. Unfortunately, FISH closed its services in September 2020 in part due to the Coronavirus pandemic. .

Women In Transition - A support program providing transportation for women recently released from prison and living in the Greater Milford area (Amherst, Bedford, Brookline, Greenville, Hollis, Lyndeborough, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, New Boston and Wilton). Click Here to see brochure for more information. Contact number: (603) 673-1870.

Nashua Transit System (NTS) is the public transportation department of the City of Nashua and is committed to providing outstanding customer service.
NTS contracts with the towns of Merrimack and Hudson to provide some paratransit service on a space available basis. Click Here for a copy of the NTS Merrimack-Hudson brochure.
Service in the Souhegan Valley towns of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis and Milford is provided on a limited basis through the Souhegan Valley Rides program. Telephone: 880-0100

The CareGivers NH their Caring Rides are a program of Catholic Charities NH, serving clients in Greater Manchester and Nashua including—Amherst, Auburn, Bedford, Candia, Goffstown, Hooksett, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Manchester, Merrimack, Milford, Nashua, and Plaistow.

The goal of The CareGivers NH is to help the elderly and disabled remain living in their homes for as long as possible. The CareGivers NH recruits, screens, trains, and coordinates volunteers to offer presence and assistance to those in need. They provide non-medical services such as transportation, assistance with grocery shopping, free food packages, friendly visits, and more.

Eligibility: 62+ age or Physician verified disability; Income limitations.

Requires at least 10 day advance request for a ride.
Contact info: The CareGivers 700 East Industrial Park Drive Manchester, NH 03109 Phone: 603-622-4948

Greater Salem Caregivers - A Volunteer Program

Provides a variety of volunteer “gap” services including Transportation, Errands, Grocery shopping and more to residents of Salem and Pelham.

For more information: Telephone: (603) 898-2850, or Email or visit

Community Volunteer Transportation Company - serving 31 Towns across the Monadnock region (including Peterborough, Temple Greenville, Greenfield and New Ipswich). CVTC’s Volunteer Drivers provide “no-fee” transportation for people who do not have access to transportation because of age, ability, economic situation or other limiting circumstances. Our trip purposes include non-emergency medical and social service appointments, as well as trips to the grocery store and the pharmacy. To learn more visit or call 1-877-428-2882.

The Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) is a leader in innovative planning strategies that preserve and improve the quality of life in southern NH. Since its formation in 1959, NRPC has provided its 13 member communities with comprehensive solutions to local environmental, land use, transportation, and regional planning issues as well as cutting edge mapping and data services. In addition, NRPC functions as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Nashua area. NRPC's 13 member communities are: Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Lyndeborough, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, Pelham, and Wilton.

The Greater Nashua Regional Coordinating Council (RCC7) is focused on leveraging the efforts and resources of many different organizations to work collaboratively on coordinated strategies to improve transportation services for all residents in need of assistance. SVTC/Souhegan Valley Rides has been a member of the RCC7 since its inception in 2007.

The RCC7 meets on the 4th Thursday of the month 10AM at the Nashua Regional

Planning Commission office located at 30 Temple St. Suite 310, Nashua NH (In-person & Online options available).

For more information, please contact - Janet Langdell, Interim Regional Mobility Manager (603) 860-1202 or Matt Waitkins, NRPC Senior Planner, (603) 417-6570 x6566


SHARE is a non-profit community organization that has served families in need for 40 years. SHARE is a safety net in the truest form. There is no place, no agency like it. SHARE is a central point of assistance supported by a loving, giving community that believes everyone deserves a helping hand when in need. SHARE provides emergency and ongoing support to individuals and families in need in Milford, Amherst, Brookline and Mont Vernon, New Hampshire. Assistance is provided in the form of food, clothing, emergency financial assistance and linkages to other area resources. The SHARE Center is a place where individuals with all sorts of needs come for assistance, referral, and sometimes, just a friendly ear. This center of service includes the offices and food pantry of SHARE, Milford Town Welfare, Southern NH Services Fuel and energy assistance office, and the local location for SJCS Meals on Wheels.

The SHARE Center is located at 1 Columbus Avenue, Milford NH - (603)673-9898 -

Neighbor-2-Neighbor Mont Vernon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity established to assist families in need living in Mont Vernon. N2N assistance is funded by the people of Mont Vernon through generous contributions. 100% of all donations go to needy families in Mont Vernon.
Mail: One South Main Street Mont Vernon, NH 03057 Email:

Greater Milford Outreach (GMO) is an organization for anyone interested in exchanging ideas for better serving children and families in the greater Milford area. GMO seeks to create a network among area human services, schools, the court system, parents and community members. Monthly meetings provide opportunities for information exchange and presentations. Click here for the GMO resource guide (being revised)

Sources for free Bus Fare Passes available to eligible residents:

Amherst Town Welfare – 673-6041 ext. 210

Brookline Town Welfare – 673-8855 ext. 300

Hollis Town Welfare – 465-2780

Milford Town Welfare – 249-0672

Mont Vernon Town Welfare - 673-6080

Wilton Town Welfare - 654-9451

SHARE Outreach, Inc – 673-9898 - 1 Columbus Ave. in Milford

Area Senior Activity Centers & Programs

Hollis Seniors

Brookline Seniors

Milford Area Seniors

Greater Nashua YMCA

Nashua Senior Center

Programs for seniors are also offered through the Town of Milford Recreation Department Click here for more information

Click here for information about senior programs offered by the Town of Amherst Recreation Department

General Community Resource Information

Service Link 211-NH