ROC Support Group

Raising Others' Children

ROC- like "rock" because Caregivers are rocks in children's lives!

Leader-facilitated discussions and guest speakers

Group will meet on Mondays, 6:00- 7:30 pm

At:  Kelley Library, 234 Main St. Salem lower level

Group Leader:  Brenda Burke, MS, APRN, PMHCNS-BC   

Child care available onsite with PRIOR arrangement.

There is no cost to attend.

Register Here 


Call or email to let us know you're coming

and if you need child care.

email: call: 603 898-5493

Parenting & Play Groups

Fall Groups 

   Come join the fun!

  Groups are the perfect "first" early learning experience! 

Moms, Dads and family caregivers stay with their child for fun, learning activities and to meet other families.

 Salem and Derry weekly groups meet 9:30 to 11:00 AM

 Salem:   Mondays        at Haigh School  24 School St. Salem 
            Fridays         at Easterseals      15 Ermer Rd. Salem

 Derry:   Wednesdays  at 1 Hood Road, Derry 
                                        (The Church of the Transfiguration, enter through playground-right side)

                                $5 per group per family, snack & supplies fee, can be waived; please ask.
Please call or email for availability

Salem Family Resources in collaboration with The Upper Room present:

Workshops for Early Childhood Professionals

      November 19  SOS- Staff sharing and Support-                                                                                       common issues in ECE- NO cost to attend,                                                                   but please register                                                                                     professional development certificates WILL apply.         

     January 7       Co-Parenting

     March 24        Watch Me Grow! Developmental Screening System

Register Here 

The Learning Cooperative

   Early Education Program with for Ages 2 to 5

-with affordable extended day childcare

Flexible schedule of days & hours to meet your child's and family's needs.

NH Childcare Scholarship & SFR Tuition Assistance available.   

Enrichment Programs- Art, Movement, Cooking, Science

*New for Fall* 2019  

Cooperative programs for ages 3-5 with

 the Salem School District Preschool   

Please contact us for program options to meet
your family's needs:  603 898-5493

Limited Openings; days/hours at this time.

Intergenerational Collaborative of Salem

featuring:  Bridges TogetherTM  curriculum
 Bringing Salem's Senior Citizens, youth and children together for activities that promote mutual understanding and respect.
Contact Salem Family Resources or the Ingram Senior Center for more information

Invest in a strong future!

      Help us secure funding so all families can access a high-quality early education experience for their children, and our two-generation, 
parent/child attachment strengthening program; 
Parenting & Play Groups. 

Scientific evidence links positive early experiences to healthy brain development.             Children grow so fast and our window to reach them is short.              Please make your tax-deductible donation today and create a brighter future for children and their families in the greater Salem community.

Use our secure form online: or mail a check to: Salem Family Resources, 24 School St., Salem, NH 03079


Salem Family Resources' Guest Reader Program!

This exciting program connects key community leaders in Greater Salem with our program by inviting them in for morning reading time with early learners at The Learning Cooperative. Guest readers include: 

Mark Hoffman, artist, illustrator and children's author, reading his newest publication:

Fruit Bowl, along with You Can Read,

Jamie Santo, Santo Insurance, "What a great morning volunteering at a preschool.  An hour of time reading books and got a dozen smiles from the kids. Had a blast and such a super group kids. Learn more about Success By 6 and Salem Family Resources.  Cindy Jury and her team do such an amazing job making a positive difference in the lives of our youth.  Vision of  Success By 6.  "Every child a successful child".

Carolyn Birr, Children's librarian, youth services, Kimball Library, Atkinson, NH

Michael Delahanty, Superintendent, Salem School District

 John DeBaun, Sr. VP at Pentucket Bank, said "the passion of Salem Family Resources for the welfare and growth of young children is clearly evident. It is a passion which certainly understands and seeks to overcome obstacles, which are always present and ever changing."

We look forward in the months ahead to visits from more community leaders like John to learn more about our programs, the families we serve, and the importance of early learning to a lifetime of positive outcomes for children! 

Link to our FaceBook page

Salem Family Resources is a proud member of  Family Support NH - a statewide coalition of non-profit family resource centers (FRC) and family support and strengthening programs.        Most programs and services are available to all families, regardless of ability to pay.    

FSNH member programs differ, based on the needs of their communities, but all seek to strengthen families by promoting health, well-being, self-sufficiency,  and positive parenting through support and education. 

Board and Pre-School Login

Friends of Salem Family Resources

  Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

   May 2, 2019  

Celebrating25 Years of

Mission, Passion and Compassion

 and our

2019 Children's Champion,

Karen Bryant

Ingram Senior Center, Salem 

Salem Council on Aging

Russ Ingram and Linda Cignoli

Many thanks to...

Quality Rental Center


Windham, NH

SFR reached out to the two "big guy" self-storage owners in Salem- but neither would help with a reduced cost storage unit.

      Quality Rental Center came to our rescue                   -proving you don't have to be the            biggest to be the BEST!!!

Please visit their website:

     Salem Democratic Town Committee hosted an            Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social at                     Peach Tree Farm                                   88 Brady Ave. Salem                                  Proceeds benefited Salem Family Resources  

Thanks Salem Dems!

SFR in the NEWS!

Salem Family Resources presents early childhood            impact of family medical leave to             NH Legislators- December, 2017

Congresswoman Ann Kuster, leads a  Roundtable on Youth Opioid Education and Prevention with Salem Family Resources and NH Leaders 

Salem Roundtable Raises Concerns of Child Care Affordability, Effect on Workforce                      Parents, community leaders, child care/early education providers, and NH State legislators gathered at Salem Family Resources-Success By 6 in Salem, to discuss the challenges working families face due to the high costs of child care in the Granite State. The meeting was held as part of a series of roundtables across New Hampshire sponsored by a coalition of early childhood advocates. "The cost and availability of quality child care is a barrier to parents participation in the NH workforce with low and middle income families grappling with questions over whether they can afford to work," said Amanda Sears, Director of the Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy, and moderator for the discussion. "As our business community, legislature, and Governor look at ways to address NH's workforce shortage they should consider policies that help families with young children afford the care that allows them to participate in our workforce and provide for their families." The cost of child care in New Hampshire now exceeds rent as the largest part of the budget for a typical family with young children. By the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' standard for affordability, only 30.3 percent of Granite State families can afford child care for a new child.  "As a working parent, it is hard to overstate the importance of having accessible, quality child care," said Dan Santos, a Salem parent. "At one point we were paying close to $2,600 a month, I mean that's more than our mortgage. A substantial portion of our income goes to child care, we can't afford to put anything in a 401(k). While it's a real struggle to pay, we are committed to quality early childhood education. My oldest child has absolutely benefited from having quality care at The Learning Cooperative of Salem Family Resources-Success By 6 and is now thriving in first grade."                                        A recent poll conducted by The Feldman Group shows that 80% of the New Hampshire electorate supports increased access to affordable, quality child care.                                                     The Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy is advocating for family friendly policies that help Granite Staters make ends meet and be there for their families when they need to be including fixing our broken child care system, providing guaranteed earned sick days, funding the Family Medical Leave program and lifting wages. To learn more visit

             Congresswoman Ann Kuster,                     Early Childhood Rountable Discussion at                           Salem Family Resources                             with NH Leaders in Early Childhood.             U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, NH, held a roundtable discussion with NH stakeholders at Salem Family Resources to discuss their work, and to announce her support for federal legislation to increase access to childcare and early childhood education.  The discussion also provided Kuster with a chance to hear from SFR parents, Jen Trela and Dan Santos, and advocates about how Congress can help support working families with young children, so their thoughts can be included in the Congresswoman's forthcoming "Working Families Agenda."     

Salem Family Resources-Success By 6
24 School St. Salem, NH 03079
Phone: (603) 898-5493
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