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2021 Community Needs Assessment SURVEY


Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties (CAPBM) is conducting a Community Needs Assessment to help identify ways to better serve the residents of Belknap and Merrimack Counties. The survey will help identify the top needs of residents and the barriers/gaps that may prevent residents from accessing community services.

By completing this survey, you’ll be entered to win one of two $50 gift cards.  Take Survey HERE.


"At some point in their lives everyone needs a helping hand."


COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM BELKNAP-MERRIMACK COUNTIES, INC. (CAPBMI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing assistance for the reduction of poverty, the revitalization of low-income communities, and the empowerment of low-income families and individuals to become fully self-sufficient.

Community Action Program, Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. (CAPBMI), through its local offices, senior centers, Head Start centers and low-income and elderly housing units is a trusted source of support for over 6,000 families annually.

More than 70 programs are available to individuals and families of all ages throughout the two counties. We offer services in the areas of child development, health and nutrition, energy assistance, job development, housing, transportation and services to help seniors maintain an independent healthy lifestyle.

We strive to bring together as many resources as possible in our efforts to provide the best possible services to the families and individuals seeking help. We have six (6) local offices throughout the two counties that provide services directly or have resources available to make appropriate referrals.