1945 – Bishop Matthew Brady founds New Hampshire Catholic Charities. Monsignor McGreal was named the first Director of the organization.

1945-1946 – Catholic Charities inherits four small homes for the elderly (the start of our nursing and rehabilitation facilities).

1945 – Catholic Charities launches adoption services and begins operating six orphanages.

1948 – Saint Teresa (Manchester) and St. Francis (Laconia) nursing facilities are opened.

1958 – St. Ann Home in Dover is opened.

1960’s – Counseling services started in Manchester.

1963 – St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Facility opens in Berlin.

1968 – St. Charles Children’s Home acquired by Catholic Charities and transitioned from the last of the orphanages to group home care.

1969 – The new Mt. Carmel opens in Manchester.

1971 – First district office opens in Littleton.

1972 – The Keene District Office opens.

1977 – Outreach services begin in Lebanon with opening of a new district office.

1979 – Nashua and Concord District Offices opened.

1979 – Catholic Charities begins helping refugees in the wake of the Vietnam War, starting our Immigration Legal Services.

1980 – Rochester and Berlin District Offices open.

1981 – Salem and Laconia District Offices open.

1982 – The OUR PLACE pregnancy program was launched.

1984 – New Hampshire Food Bank is established.

1987 – Manchester District Office established.

1987-1988 – Independent Retirement Living is added to St. Teresa and St. Francis facilities.

1990 – Good Shepherd Nursing Home was purchased.

1994 – Our six nursing facilities become accredited.

1995 – Bishop Peterson Residence added to our long-term care system.

1995 – Catholic Charities assumes management of two nursing facilities: Warde Health Center and St. Joseph Residence.

1997 – Independent Living added to St. Ann Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

2003 – The Food Bank begins new outreach with Cooking Matters program.

2008 – Recipe for Success Culinary Job Training Program and NH Food Bank’s Production Garden began.

2011 – The NH Food Bank’s SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Outreach Program starts.

2013 – Parish & Community Services’ Basic Financial Fitness program created.

2015 – Catholic Charities purchased Warde Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Windham.

2017 – Started Managing St. Peter’s Day Care Center for Catholic Medical Center.

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