Is Child and Family Services a government agency?

Child and Family Services is often confused with the NH Division for Children Youth and Families (DCYF). It is not. Child and Family Services of NH is a private, nonprofit, charitable organization.

Where does CFS get its funding?

CFS is funded in a number of ways:

  • Donations from individuals, corporations and community groups
  • Government contracts
  • Foundation grants
  • United Ways
  • Client fees
  • Special events
  • CFS endowment income


What are CFS' privacy practices?

Child and Family Services protects client health information as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), state laws and professional codes of ethics.  Notice of Privacy Practices


What services does CFS provide?

  • Counseling for children, youth, couples and families
  • Child abuse prevention and intervention
  • Foster care and adoption services
  • Drug and alcohol abuse prevention
  • Substance abuse treatment for adolescents
  • Family strengthening and empowerment
  • Services to pregnant and parenting teens
  • Crisis care and temporary residence for runaway and homeless youth
  • Parent, family life and community education
  • Child and family advocacy
  • Runaway and homeless youth services
  • In-school social work
  • Residential summer camp for disadvantaged youth
  • Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Respite Care
  • Referral, information and consultation services
  • Adolescent placement/delinquency prevention
  • Transitional/Independent living services
  • Early intervention for children with developmental concerns
  • Volunteer and student internship programs

Is CFS affiliated with any religious or political party?

No. CFS is a non-sectarian organization. We are happy to work in tandem with various faith-based initiatives to support families in our communities. CFS celebrates diversity. It is this agency’s policy to operate without discrimination with respect to age, race, handicap, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or lifestyle.