AFTERSCHOOL IN

New Hampshire


Afterschool programs in New Hampshire keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

New Data: From a Time of Risk to a Time of Opportunity

A report by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids finds that afterschool programs play a vital role in turning the hours between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. into a time of opportunity for our young people, with the 70% drop in juvenile crime corresponding with the rise in availability of afterschool opportunities across the country.

Learn what the peak time for juvenile crime is in New Hampshire, as well as how when schools are closed but many parents are still on the job, afterschool programs are keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn, and giving working parents peace of mind.Download the fact sheet for New Hampshire

Download the fact sheet for New Hampshire

New Hampshire parents strongly support afterschool:

87%

support public funding for afterschool

84%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

62%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

72%

say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among New Hampshire's K-12 students:

35,302

are enrolled in afterschool

60,756

are waiting for an available program

46,037

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in New Hampshire

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federally funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2019

5,986*

of kids enrolled in New Hampshire afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$5,986,198

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2020

0

kids served in New Hampshire

$0

to New Hampshire

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

* This figure is an Afterschool Alliance calculation based on the state-allocated 21st CCLC funding and a program cost of $1,000 per child. The program cost per child is an Afterschool Alliance estimation based on the Department of Education's per-student expenditures for: (1) all students attending 21st CCLC programs and (2) students who regularly attend 21st CCLC programs.

Looking for an afterschool program? Your state network has a listing of programs. Click here to view the list

New Hampshire Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

New Hampshire Afterschool Network
29 Commerce Drive
Bedford, NH 03110
603-496-0994
nhan@seresc.net
http://nhafterschool.org/

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Terri Towle
Daniel Webster Council, Boy Scouts of America
571 Holt Avenue
Manchester, NH 3109
603-625-4631
terri.towle@scouting.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Christine Gingerella
Office of Extended Learning - Laconia School District
39 Harvard Street
Laconia, NH 3246
(603) 832-5276
cgingerella@laconiaschools.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Forrest Carter Jr.
Seabrook Adventure Zone
P.O Box 873
Seabrook, NH 3874
(603) 474-3332 x3
forrest@seacoastyouthservices.org

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Sen Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

TAKE ACTION!

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