Directions

Families First has offices in Portsmouth and Seabrook. (The Seabrook office is closed temporarily through Fall 2018.) Below you will find directions to the Portsmouth office by car and then by public transportation, followed by driving directions to Seabrook. (To see what services are available in Seabrook, click here. Services available in Portsmouth are listed under the Health Care, Dental Care, Insurance and Family Center menus. We also offer mobile health and dental clinics.)

Families First in Portsmouth

100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, NH

Families First’s Portsmouth, NH, office is located 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.

Driving to Portsmouth office

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.

Public transportation

COAST’s Lafayette Road Trolley serves the Community Campus from many locations in Portsmouth. For information, click here or call (603) 743-5777. Please note: On weekdays, the trolley will stop at the Community Campus only by request: Tell the driver that you want to be dropped off at the Campus, then when you are ready to leave, call 743-5777 (then press 1) to ask to be picked up. Saturday service will still automatically stop at the Community Campus – no request is necessary on Saturday only.

Transportation for seniors/disabled

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

Families First in Seabrook

146 Lafayette Road, Seabrook, NH

Our Seabrook office is located in the Rockingham Community Action building (RCA). Health services are temporarily discontinued at this location. Insurance enrollment help is still available on Monday afternoons (call 603-422-8208 ext. 8), and parent and family programs, including home visiting and parent education are open to area residents as usual (call 603-422-8208 ext. 2).

Driving to Seabrook office

From points north:
  • Follow Route 1 South into Seabrook. The RCA building is approximately 1/2 mile south of Home Depot Plaza on the left.
From points west:
  • Take Route 101 East to Route 1 South into Seabrook. The RCA building is approximately 1/2 mile south of Home Depot Plaza on the left.

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