Useful Forms/Links



Other Assistance ProgramsReferral sheet to other programs you may qualify for
General Assistance ApplicationIf you have an immediate emergency need such as homelessness, an electric disconnect or need food please print the General Assistance Application – and fill out to the best of your ability.  Then call for an appointment 8:30-3:00 at 603-890-2130.
Required VerificationsPlease bring in the verifications that apply to your household.  Some verifications will not apply in every case.  Please call if you have a question.
Basic NeedsPlease complete and bring receipts for any payments made.
Homeowner FormUnder NH RSA 165:28, if financial assistance is granted to a homeowner, the Town of Salem may place a Welfare Lien on any property owned.


History of Salem’s welfare service

Welfare Guidelines

Welfare Guidelines
Apartment Search GuideListing of area landlords, housing authorities, shelters, and other housing resources.