mapFamilies First is located at the Community Campus in Portsmouth, 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:
Trolley service to the Community Campus is available from many locations in Portsmouth. For information, call (603) 743-5777 or visit www.coastbus.org. Under the Schedules and Maps drop-down menu, click on Portsmouth, then Pease/Lafayette Trolleys, then click on the tab for Lafayette Rd. M-F and/or Trolley Saturdays. The Community Campus is on 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

Driving from 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 through a Stop sign. Shortly after the Stop sign, you will 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.

Driving 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 through a STOP sign. Shortly after the STOP sign, you will 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.