Welcome to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire and Central New Hampshire Child Care Services.
We provide a safe place to belong for children from six weeks old through age 18, with locations in in Greater Concord and the Lakes Region.
We look forward to welcoming you into our family as a Club member, parent or friend.
Many, many Boys & Girls Club kids and alumni credit the Club with uncovering their strengths, talents and a desire to help others succeed.
Each year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire...
Nurtures kids with over 22,000 snacks and hot evening meals;
Inspires kids with over 47 different programs and activities;
Protects kids by giving them a place to go when they are not in school;
Enables kids by providing over $1 million in financial assistance to after school programs and summer camp.
We are a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
Children's safety is our highest priority. All our sites are state-licensed and follow strict protocols for staff screening and training. At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire:
FBI Fingerprint Background Checks are conducted on every staff member over age 18 and every volunteer in direct contact with children.
Adults are prohibited from being alone with one minor. This includes all of our service sites, bus rides to and from the Club, mentoring services, etc.
Adults are not to be alone with a child in the bathroom with the door closed; in some instances a staff member may be required to assist a child with toileting.
All staff receive training on sexual harassment, sexual grooming and signs of child sexual abuse.
All staff receive and review policies and procedures, including the employee toolkit and policy manual.
All program staff are required to receive professional development each year.