New Board Members Named

Crispin’s House Coalition for Youth is very pleased to announce the recent addition of Deborah McCarter-Spaulding, Lisa Horne, Tamblyn Fuller-Gosling and Rebecca Goodwin to our Board of Directors. Deborah McCarter-Spaulding is a nurse and a professor at Saint Anselm College.  She moved from Massachusetts to New Hampshire after finishing a PhD in nursing at the […]

Golf Tourney – July 22

Attention Golfers! The 15th Annual Big Jane Memorial Golf Outing will be held on July 22 at Stonebridge Country Club.  All proceeds benefit the Goffstown Police Explorers and Crispin’s House so grab your clubs, grab your friends and say you’ll come!  Click for more information and to download the GPD Golf 2016 Registration Form.

Peer Support Groups for Parents

Are you concerned about your child’s use of alcohol or other drugs?  You may want to check out F.A.S.T.E.R (Families Advocating Substance Treatment, Education and Recovery), a  Peer Support Group for Parents of Children, Teens and Young Adults with Substance Use Issues that is Free Confidential Comprised of Peers Respectful of other’s views Accepting of chemical dependency […]

Volunteers of the Year Named

Crispin’s House Coalition for Youth was pleased to name Karen Henderson and Hannah Thomas the Adult and Youth Volunteer of the Year  in recognition of their exceptional service to the community.  Hannah has logged more than 277 hours through our Volunteens program helping out at a therapeutic riding center, the Bel Air and with CHCY events as well as through her involvement with […]

Community Forum Now on YouTube

The recent Community Forum on Mental Health and Substance Misuse can now be viewed on YouTube thanks to our ever talented friends at Goffstown Television (GTV).   In case you missed it, Crispin’s House brought together a 10-member panel of experts on November 18 to talk about mental health and substance misuse here in Goffstown. […]

Looking to Make Afterschool More Affordable for Your Middle-Schooler?

Crispin’s House Coalition for Youth is pleased to be offering financial assistance for children in grades 5-8 at Mountain View Middle School to participate in an afterschool program.  If you want to attend, we want to help make it happen!   Aid is awarded on a first come basis and all requests are confidential.  For […]

An Ounce of Prevention

Did you know that there is a drug-related death in New Hampshire every 27 hours?  Or that alcohol and drug misuse costs New Hampshire more than $1.84 billion annually in lost productivity, increased healthcare expenditures and public safety costs?  Or  that  NH youth aged 14-18 who reported using marijuana and alcohol were twice as likely […]

Library Offering Teen Job Seminar

Looking for a job this summer?  Our friends at the Goffstown Public Library are offering a free Teen Job Seminar at 6pm on Wednesday, May 13 for teens ages 14 and up.  Learn how to apply for a job, survive the interview and more! Click here for all the details and how to register:  Goffstown […]

May 7 is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Did you know that about 1 in 5 children in New Hampshire have a diagnosable mental health disorder?  Even closer to home in our own community, almost 23% of the children ages 14 and older report having felt so sad or helpless almost everyday for two weeks or more in a row that they stopped […]

15th Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Crispin’s House Coalition for Youth’s 15th Annual 3-on-3 Double Elimination Basketball Tournament will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Players of ALL ABILITIES are welcome and encouraged to participate in this exciting, community building day on the courts in the Goffstown High School Gym. Spectators and parents are also welcome to cheer the teams on, talk with your friends […]