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Directions

Families First is located at 100 Campus Drive in Portsmouth, NH, in the Community Campus building — just north of Water Country, about half a mile west of Route 1. The Campus has free parking and is fully accessible to people with disabilities.

Public transportation

Coast Trolley service to the Community Campus is available from many locations in Portsmouth. For information, call (603) 743-5777 or visit Coast Trolleys and select the tab for 41 Weekday Schedule (the Lafayette Road Trolley) and/or Saturday Schedule (scroll down to Route 41).

Transportation for seniors/disabled

Mark Wentworth Senior Transportation
Lamprey Health Care Transportation Services*
TASC*
*for travel from outside Portsmouth only

Driving

from Route 16 or I-95

  • Follow signs to Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth.
  • Enter the Portsmouth Traffic Circle; drive halfway around.
  • Exit the Traffic Circle onto Route 1 Bypass, South.
  • Follow next set of directions

from the Portsmouth Traffic Circle

  • Take Route 1 South (a.k.a. Lafayette Road).
  • Pass Market Basket Plaza on your right. After going through the traffic light at the south end of Market Basket Plaza, continue on Lafayette Road for another half mile.
  • Turn RIGHT on West Road. (You will see signs for the COMMUNITY CAMPUS.) If you pass Water Country, you’ve gone too far.
  • Follow West Road until you come to a small roundabout at the entrance to the Community Campus. Go through the roundabout and follow the drive into the Campus.
  • Drive all the way around the building and park in rear lot. Enter through door next to small playground.

from Route 1, south of Portsmouth

  • Take Route 1 North into Portsmouth.
  • Take the first LEFT after Water Country, onto West Road. (You will see signs for COMMUNITY CAMPUS.)
  • Follow West Road until you come to a small roundabout at the entrance to the Community Campus. Go through the roundabout and follow the drive into the Campus.
  • Drive all the way around the building and park in rear lot. Enter through door next to small playground.