Portsmouth homeless memorial vigil remembers those who died in 2019

Read the full article on Fosters.com By Karen Dandurant  PORTSMOUTH — In accordance with Homeless Memorial Vigils happening all over the state and the country, five names were read in Market Square Friday night commemorating homeless people known to have died during 2019. The vigil takes place as close as possible to the night of … Continue reading Portsmouth homeless memorial vigil remembers those who died in 2019

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Hospital staff buy gifts for local families

Read the full article in Fosters.com   PORTSMOUTH – About two dozen families who have home visitors from Families Health & Support Center had their holiday-gift wish lists fulfilled this year by Portsmouth Regional Hospital employees. Every department at the hospital participated, with different departments purchasing and wrapping gifts for different families. Donors did not … Continue reading Hospital staff buy gifts for local families

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Beating the holiday blues

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New class aims to create healthier parents

Read the full article on Seacoast Online New class aims to create healthier parents By Karen Dandurant with Seacoast Online PORTSMOUTH – Greater Seacoast Community Health, comprised of Families First, Goodwin Community Heath and Lilac City Pediatrics, has embraced and is offering the Parenting Journey course locally. The Parenting Journey, a program founded in 1982 … Continue reading New class aims to create healthier parents

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Artists of the Seacoast 2020 calendars in local stores

Read the full article on SeacoastOnline.com PORTSMOUTH — The 2020 Artists of the Seacoast calendar, a fundraiser for Greater Seacoast Community Health, is now for sale at many local stores. “North Church,” a watercolor by Marci King, was selected as the cover artwork. The other calendar artists, representing January through December, are: Susan Hennigan, Juleen … Continue reading Artists of the Seacoast 2020 calendars in local stores

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Strafford County Addiction Summit to focus on trauma-informed communities

SOMERSWORTH — The Strafford County Public Health Network’s 2019 Strafford County Addiction Summit will take place Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Garrison Wing. The theme of this year’s event is Building Trauma-Informed Communities. The summit aims to educate and provide community members with the knowledge, skills and tools … Continue reading Strafford County Addiction Summit to focus on trauma-informed communities

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Rochester property owners urged to attend free lead removal seminar

ROCHESTER PROPERTY OWNERS URGED TO ATTEND FREE LEAD REMOVAL SEMINAR ROCHESTER, November6, 2019 – The City of Rochester and the Strafford County Public Health Network are hosting a free educational program for property owners and managers in Rochester whose properties may contain lead.  Residents owning property built before 1978 are strongly encouraged to attend this … Continue reading Rochester property owners urged to attend free lead removal seminar

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Seacoast health centers earn quality awards

Read the full article here Published by Seacoast Online  SOMERSWORTH — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will award $137,250 to Greater Seacoast Community Health, a network of community health centers that includes Families First Health & Support Center in Portsmouth, Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth, and Lilac City Pediatrics in Rochester. The … Continue reading Seacoast health centers earn quality awards

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New provider joins Families First, Goodwin health centers

Read the full article here SOMERSWORTH – Family Nurse Practitioner Kelly Moore, APRN, NP-C, has joined Greater Seacoast Community Health. She will see children and adults at both Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth and Families First Health & Support Center in Portsmouth. Before earning her Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of New Hampshire last … Continue reading New provider joins Families First, Goodwin health centers

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Abenaqui golfers give record-setting donation

RYE – When the Women’s Golf League at Abenaqui Country Club began donating a portion of proceeds from their annual Pink Day Tournament to help Families First Health and Support Center in 2011, the donation came to $1,800. This summer, the Pink Day group donated more than six times that amount – $10,960 – bringing … Continue reading Abenaqui golfers give record-setting donation

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