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Quality. Local. Care.

Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services (HCS) delivers "Five Star" care
for all ages and at all stages of life - wherever in southwestern NH you call home!  

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Your health, your HCS

When you need the best of care in the comfort of home, you need HCS.  For more than 111 years, HCS has been the home care provider of choice for the people of southwestern New Hampshire.      

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Our Programs

Home Healthcare - Visiting Nurse & related services

Hospice at HCS - holistic care for life-limiting illnesses, including family support

Castle Center Life Enrichment - medically-supervised day program, located at HCS' Keene office

Healthy Starts at HCS - comprehensive program for children & families

Transportation - City Express, Friendly Bus, and Medical Transportation

Meals on Wheels - delivering nutritious prepared meals for homebound adults and seniors

Friendly Meals - congregate dining for seniors in Keene, Jaffrey, Marlow, North Walpole & more

Wellness - community & workplace health clinics, Age in Motion fitness program



52 towns

in the hcs service area

From locations in Keene, Charlestown, & Peterborough, HCS brings health, independence, and care to our friends and neighbors throughout southwestern New Hampshire.  Home care services are available in private homes, as well as nursing an long-term care facilities.

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111+ years

Years Serving Local People & communities

HCS has its roots in the visiting nurse associations that began locally in 1907.  HCS has remained committed to meeting the home health needs of our local communities while keeping up with the changing healthcare landscape in the state and nation.

2,000 people

helped every day

HCS brings health, independence, and well-being through a wide range of home care and community services.  A great way to find out how we can help you and your loved ones is at Walk-in Wednesdays!  

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from the community

Thank you for all you do to help clients maintain their dignity in their last days as well as assisting their loved ones in time of grief.

 Keep up the good work!  You took care of my mother in 1956; I might need you someday.

 Without your continued service, I’m not sure how much longer I would be able to allow my parents the continued independent living conditions.

 You’ve helped us through the toughest times of our lives and still fight to keep us strong.

 From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for all that you do day in and day out in helping to care for our loved ones.



HCS Happenings

Events at hcs

To stay up-to-date on all HCS' happenings, please sign up for our newsletter, delivered right to your email Inbox!

Volunteer opportunities

Are you looking for a unique and meaningful way to give of your time?  The next Volunteer Training session for Hospice at HCS will be held in the spring of 2019.

Make a Donation

HCS relies on community support to close the gap for many of our services.  We welcome your help - it will mean so much to our friends & neighbors in need.