The Milford Kids Thrive Finance section provides resources, links and updates on financial programs for families. Welcoming children into your family changes your life and your budget. Learn about the latest tools and resources to help you and your family manage finances and save money.

Financial Resources

  • Are you aware of the new, expanded Child Tax Credit? Read more about it and how you may benefit, here.
  • Milford Welfare provides interim emergency financial assistance for residents that qualify through a voucher system. Requests may be made through a written application process with Milford Welfare. Eligibility is based on a financial review of basic needs and available applicant resources. Milford Welfare also supports families via referral to other programs including to Food Stamps; Medicaid; and other financial assistance programs.
  • For Rental or Homeowners Assistance, SHARE Outreach has offices in Milford and may be able to help you.
  • Southern New Hampshire Services’ fuel assistance program provides financial assistance to pay for vital heating and utility expenses through the colder months, as well as support to develop a plan to avoid energy-related emergencies such as running out of heating fuel. For this year, pre-applications are available first to families with young children under 6, elderly and individuals who experience a disability. Call Irene 603-673-0756; or email her: ireed@snhs.org. SNHS has office hours at SHARE in Milford.
  • Wondering about a 529 plan for your child(ren)’s future education costs?  Here are a couple of articles with more information:
  • Wadleigh Memorial Library offers tax preparation assistance each spring.
  • Here is a list of the Top 25 Mom Parent Finance And Money Saving Blogs And Websites
  • New Hampshire Child Care Scholarships are available to income eligible families with children under the age of 13 (unless the child is experiencing a disability or significant special needs) Take a look at NH Child Care Scholarship program for more information and to see if your family qualifies. To apply click here.

 

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Homeowner and Renters Assistance

Are you struggling to pay your mortgage or rent? Need help with utilities, home insurance, association fees or property taxes because of the pandemic? The NH Homeowner and Renters Assistance Programs provide assistance to eligible homeowners and renters who have experienced a financial hardship during the COVID pandemic. This is a federally funded assistance program…

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Family Resources

You are your child’s best teacher! It is our goal to make it easy for families to connect with parenting and family resources that will make parenting easier.

Thriving Home

Our Thriving Home section aims to provide updates and links to area farms, food and clothing resources, housing programs, and more.

Finances

Welcoming children into your family changes your life and your budget. Learn about the latest resources, tools and programs to help you and your family manage your finances and save money.

Welcome Baby

Milford Thrives is delighted to welcome newborns to our community with a complimentary Welcome Baby gift. When you pick up your baby’s birth certificates at Town Hall you’ll receive your gift. Didn’t receive yours for some reason? Reach out with this form.