List of Documents to bring

Below is a list of documents that you will need to bring to your appointment. You can also access the list of required documentation at any time on our Agency website at :

NOTE: Failure to bring all necessary documents with you to your appointment will delay your application process.

If your utilities have been disconnected, please stop into one of our Outreach locations during regular business hours

  • Social Security Numbers and Dates of Birth of all household members
  • Verification of All Household Income. - You will be required to show verification of all household income for the 30 days prior to your appointment. Verification of income includes, but is not limited to:
    • Employment Pay Stubs (5 pay stubs if paid weekly; 3 pay stubs if paid bi-weekly; 2 pay stubs if paid monthly)
    • Social Security Award Letters (including SSA, SSI, SSDI and/or Survivor Benefits)
    • Unemployment
    • Pensions
    • Self-Employment (will require signed current tax return with all schedules)
  • Proof of Residency:
  • State and City Assistance: You will need a copy of your most recent decision letter from your local Town Welfare Office, or the Department of Health and Human Services (Food Stamps, TANF, APTD, etc.).
  • Child Support Paid Out or Received: (form located at
  • No/Low Income Form: Must be completed by anyone in the household who is 18 years or older, is not in high school, and has either No or Low Income. (form located at
  • Tax Return: All household members that have filed must provide a copy of their completed IRS tax return. Any household member that is Self-Employed is required to provide a copy of their most recent signed taxes with all schedules. Please note that as of March 1 of each year, your current year taxes are required. For any adult members that did not file, you will be asked to complete a 4506-T form (form located at
  • Fuel Vendor Name and Account Number, and last 12 months of Fuel usage (contact your fuel vendor for this information)
  • Copy of your Electric Bill

Please Note: This is a list of common documents needed for the applications for our services. We cannot address each household's individual circumstances, and we may need to request additional information in order to complete your application.


CAPSC seeks to reduce poverty and assist residents of Strafford County to meet critical needs and promote self-sufficiency.

CAPSC Locations

  • Dover Outreach Office: 577 Central Avenue, Suite 10 Dover, NH 03820 (click here for map) Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:30 pm
  • Farmington Outreach Office: 527 Main Street, Farmington, NH 03835 (click here for map) Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays; 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Rochester Outreach Office: 10 Cold Spring Manor, Rochester, NH 03867 (click here for map) Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 8:00am - 4:30pm

Within minutes of making your appointment, you should receive a confirmation email with a calendar appointment attached to the email. In addition, you will also receive a phone reminder the day before your appointment. Please be sure that we are able to leave a voicemail message on your phone.

Appointments can be changed or cancelled at any time (24/7) through this website, or by dialing our automated scheduling system at (603) 206-8525 and following the instructions.