Community and Neighborhood Indicators

Did you know

  • Notre Dame has the first credit union ever created in the nation?Neighborhood: Notre Dame
    St. Mary’s Bank was founded more than 100 years ago to serve the savings and lending needs of the underbanked French Canadian immigrant population. Close by is the America’s Credit Union Museum which chronicles the rise of credit unions in the United States. SOURCE: An Insider’s Guide to Manchester by Will Stewart

Service Memorials

Neighborhood Groups

  • Manchester ConnectsConnecting businesses and residents to events, programs and activities.
    The Manchester Connects planning initiative is working to connect businesses and residents to the events, programs and vibrant activities around the city to the Downtown and Millyard areas—and to the Merrimack River.
  • Manchester Neighborhood Enhancement Team
    The Manchester Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET Team) gathers information through this form related to issues that affect Manchester's neighborhoods negatively. Once a form is submitted it is reviewed and the proper agents alerted for further investigation and action.
  • Neighborhood Watch GroupsA resident involvement program
    Watch Groups and police work together to prevent and fight crime, also to improve the quality of life in the City’s neighborhoods. The link will display how many, if any, Neighborhood Watch Groups are in your neighborhood. The contact information has been provided if you would like to join a current group or start a new group in your area.

Resident Leadership

Safety

  • Manchester CrimelineReport criminal activity anonymously by calling (603) 624-4040 or submitting an online tip
    Manchester CrimeLine, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that works alongside the Manchester Police Department, offering rewards to citizens who provide information that leads to the arrest and indictment of criminals. Formed in 1981, CrimeLine has assisted the MPD in solving thousands of cases, making Manchester a safer place to live, work, and raise families.

Social Media and Networking

  • Greater Manchester Chamber of CommerceNeighborhood: Downtown
    The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) is the largest chamber in New Hampshire, representing nearly 1,000 businesses. Incorporated in 1911, the GMCC focuses its efforts in the ten communities of Auburn, Bedford, Candia, Derry, Goffstown, Hooksett, Litchfield, Londonderry, Manchester and Merrimack.
  • Manchester Young Professionals NetworkMYPN
    The Manchester Young Professionals Network (MYPN) aims to create business and social opportunities, support professional development and welcome new and existing young professionals to the Manchester, NH community. MYPN was New Hampshire’s first young professionals’ networking organization, established in 2004.
  • Manchester, NH ConnectDownload the free Manchester, NH Connect app
    Report a pothole that needs repair, communicate with your elected official, reserve a book at the Manchester City Library or a tee time at Derryfield Country Club. This app has it all.
  • Nextdoor
    You can use this free tool as a private social network for your neighborhood. It is an easy way to share information on upcoming events, as well as inquiries about local services.

Be Prepared

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Adopt-A-Site
    Adopt-A-Site encourages local businesses, landscaping professionals and volunteers to assist with the beautification of City land. The opportunities for adoption range from volunteering at your neighborhood park to developing a landscape traffic median.
  • Donate to CharityUse the Advanced Search to find charities in Manchester, NH or towns within the region.
  • Find Volunteer Opportunities in your SchoolsSelect your school and look for ways to help
  • Give Blood or Learn CPR
  • Greater Manchester Medical Reserve CorpsNeighborhood: Downtown
    Medical Reserve Corps units are community-based and function as a way to organize and utilize volunteers who want to donate their time and expertise to prepare for and respond to emergencies and promote healthy living throughout the year. Medical Reserve Corps volunteers supplement existing emergency and public health resources.
  • Hillsborough County Amateur Radio Emergency Service
    A volunteer organization sponsored by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL®) providing specific communications capabilities in times of emergency. All ARES volunteers are FCC licensed Amateur Radio operators who have registered their abilities and equipment, and have been trained to serve as emergency communicators.
  • Learn Where You Can Volunteer. Make a Difference.

Voting and Elected Officials

Family and Youth Activities and Recreation

Farm Stands/Community Supported Agriculture

  • Fresh Start Farms (CSA) Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and Farm Stands
    CSA Pick-up Sites (June-October): Kalivas Park (corner of Lake Ave., Chestnut & Spruce streets)- Tuesday 2:30-5:30pm; Lafayette Park Wednesday 3-6pm; Elmwood Gardens- Monday 12-2:30pm; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Friday 4-6pm Farm Stands (June-October) : Kalivas Park (corner of Lake Ave., Chestnut & Spruce streets)- Tuesday 2:30-5:30pm; Lafayette Park Wednesday 3-6pm; Elmwood Gardens Monday 12-2:30pm.

Farmers’ Markets and Community Gardens

  • Manchester Community MarketNeighborhood: Downtown
    The Manchester Community Market is a unique and exciting community event held every Thursday, from June through October from 3-6:30 pm. 105 Concord Street Next to Victory Park Across the street from the Manchester Public Library. Free Bus Service From the Market! The Granite State Market Match Program: earn up to $10.00 in FREE fruits/veggies when using your SNAP/EBT Benefits Card.
  • The American Community Gardening Association Information on starting/maintaining a community garden
    A community garden is any piece of land gardened by a group of people. It can be urban, suburban, or rural. It can grow flowers, vegetables or community. It can be one community plot, or can be many individual plots. It can be at a school, hospital, or in a neighborhood. It can also be a series of plots dedicated to 'urban agriculture' where the produce is grown for a market

Parks and Recreation

Trails and Biking

Tobacco Cessation

  • NH Quitline
    FREE HELP with quitting smoking and chew tobacco is available for anyone in NH.

Neighborhood Indicators

Residents who have visited the Doctor for a Routine Checkup in the Past Year
Notre Dame: 68%
City of Manchester: 68%
Residents who have Leisure-Time Physical Activity
Notre Dame: 76%
City of Manchester: 79%
Residents who are Non-Smokers
Notre Dame: 77%
City of Manchester: 80%
*Interpret estimates with caution due to sample size. SOURCE: CDC

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Contact Information

Address
City of Manchester Health Department
1528 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101

 

Phone
(603) 624-6466

Email
Health@ManchesterNH.gov

Acknowledgements

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