Quick Start for Individuals & Families

The Monadnock Center for Successful Transitions was formed to improve employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities by fostering professional connections within the community. We offer a wide range of resources to those of all ages and abilities, from high school students to individuals who are recently disabled, from people living with a disability to those who are ready to return to work.

The first step for individuals with disabilities and/or their families is to know what resources are available to you. Local agencies provide the support, guidance and experience that will prove incredibly helpful as you navigate your way to successful employment.

We provide connections to the supports and resources students need as they prepare for to launch their lives after high school. And we provide educators with access to comprehensive, up-to-date transition resources that are key to the planning process for students.

Transition Timeline

Transition planning encompasses a wide variety of elements including education, employment and independent living. Knowing when to start planning and different milestones is key to ensuring all aspects of transition planning are covered. The Transition Timeline identifies the activities and actions to consider for the core transition years ages fourteen to twenty. (view timeline)

Life After High School Transition Toolkit

The Parent Information Center has created a guide to transition planning. It offers a more in-depth explanation of the various stages of transition planning. (download PDF)

 
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Developmental Services Area Agencies

Monadnock Developmental Services, Inc.
121 Railroad Street, Keene, NH 0343l
Phone: 352-1304 or 1-800-469-6082
www.mds-nh.org

Community Bridges
2 Whitney Road, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 225-4l53 or 1-800-499-4l53
www.communitybridgesnh.org

Community Support Services, Inc.
8 Commerce Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811
Phone: 893-1299
www.region10nh.com

Gateways Community Services
144 Canal Street, Nashua, NH 03064
Phone: 882-6333
www.gatewayscs.org

Lakes Region Community Services
67 Communications Drive, P. O. Box 509, Laconia, NH 03247
Phone: 524-8811 or 1-800-649-8817
www.lrcsc.org

Moore Center Services, Inc.
195 McGregor Street, Unit 400, Manchester, NH 03l02
Phone: 668-5423
www.moorecenter.org

One Sky Community Services
755 Banfield Road, Suite 3, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 436-6111
www.oneskyservices.org

PathWays of the River Valley
654 Main Street, Claremont, NH 03743
Phone: 542-8706
www.pathwaysnh.org

Combined Developmental Services and Community Mental Health Centers

Community Partners
Forum Court, 113 Crosby Road, Suite #l, Dover, NH 03820-4375
Phone: 749-4015
www.communitypartnersnh.org

Northern Human Services
Dennis Mackay, Executive Director

87 Washington Street, Conway, NH 03818
Phone: 447-3347
www.northernhs.org

Regional Community Mental Health Centers

Monadnock Family Services
64 Main Street, Suite 301, Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 357-6878
www.mfs.org

Center for Life Management
10 Tsienneto Road, Derry, NH 03038
Phone: 434-1577
www.centerforlifemanagement.org

Genesis Behavioral Health
111 Church Street, Laconia, NH 03246
Phone: 524-1100
www.genesisbh.org

Greater Nashua Mental Health Center at Community Council
7 Prospect Street, Nashua, NH 03060-3990
Phone: 889-6147
www.gnmhc.org

Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester
401 Cypress Street, Manchester, NH 03103
Phone: 668-4111
www.mhcgm.org

Riverbend Community Mental Health Center
70 Pembroke Street, P.O. Box 2032
Concord, NH 03302-2032
Phone: 228-1551
www.riverbendcmhc.org

Seacoast Mental Health Center, Inc.
1145 Sagamore Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 431-6703
www.smhc-nh.org

West Central Behavioral Health
9 Hanover Street, Suite 2, Lebanon, NH 03766
Phone: 448-0126
www.wcbh.org

Vocational Rehabilitation Regional Offices

Keene
103 Roxbury Street, Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 357-0266
www.ed.state.nh.gov/career/vocational
organization/adultlearning/VR/Vr.htm

Berlin
3 12th Street, Unit A, Berlin, NH 03570
752-2271
Phone: 1-888-300-9550

Concord
2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 271-2327

Lebanon/Hanover Area
85 Mechanic St., #260A, Lebanon, NH 03766
Phone: 448-5793

Manchester
Mill West Corporate Center, 195 McGregor Street Suite 120
Manchester, NH 03103
Phone: 669-8733

Portsmouth
30 Maplewood Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: 436-8884

 


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Do you want to work, SAVE MONEY, AND CONTINUE YOUR MEDICAID COVERAGE?
ask about mead.

Q: What is MEAD?
A: Medicaid for Employed Adults with Disabilities (or MEAD) is a Medicaid eligibility coverage group that allows qualified adults with disabilities who work to enroll or continue their Medicaid coverage. MEAD isn’t for everyone but it could be right for you so find out more about whether you could benefit from MEAD.

Q: Who is eligible for MEAD?
A: Here is a snapshot of eligibility:

  • Adults between the ages of 18 and 64

  • Employed or self-employed people

  • Individuals who meet the disability criteria set by the state of New Hampshire

  • Individuals with a disability who want to work and/or are returning to work

Q: How do I apply for MEAD?
A: Your local Health and Human Services District Office is the place to go to apply for MEAD. See back of this card for information on places that can provide information to help you determine if you are eligible for the important benefits that MEAD provides.


TRANSLATE LANGUAGE

At the Monadnock Center for Successful Transitions (MCST), our goal is to share knowledge and build awareness
of opportunities within the workforce for able workers with disabilities.

Website sponsored by the Granite State Employment Project and the Monadnock Center for Successful Transitions,
funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CFDA 93.768).