Lyme Organizations & Services Directory



CommunityCare of Lyme
Contact
Patty Jenks, Director
Promotes and supports community programs (among the churches and volunteer groups) to encourage resident's healthy, safe, socially engaged lives they choose, regardless of age or ability to pay.
Phone
(603) 795-0603
Website
Receive a daily "Good Morning" telephone call.

This is a free service for residents of Grafton County who are living alone, homebound or at risk for falls or accidents. Sponsored by the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council.

Phone
(603) 448-1825
FAST Squad
Contact
Lisa Rayes, Captain
Provides pre-hospital emergency care to anyone in Lyme who has called 911 for a medical emergency - accident or illness.

Trained volunteers are on-call 24/7 with mutual aid from Hanover and other communities.

Phone
(907) 770-1990
Website
Provides medical care for those unable to pay.

In addition, the clinic can help patients find other assistance they need, including housing, job placement, clothing and transportation.

In collaboration with the Red Logan Dental Clinic.

Phone
(802) 295-1868
The center is open five days a week with a full schedule including exercise classes, health clinics, activities, lectures, movies, lunches and trips.

Exercise classes include: strength, balance, stretching, cardio vascular, Zumba Gold and chair exercises

Activities include: ceramics, book group, bridge, knitting

For the monthly calendar and newsletter, visit the center's website.

Phone
(603) 643-5531
Phone (alt.)
(603) 640-5304
Provides a range of support services, from a food bank and meals, to lifeskill education like budgeting.
Phone
(603) 448-4553
Contact
Baptist Church of Lyme Center
Assist church and Lyme Center residents with various activities and fundraising.
Phone
(603) 795-2936
Lyme Volunteer Fire Dept.
Contact
Aaron Rich, Chief
Provides emergency response for fires and medical incidents to anyone in Lyme who has called 911.

Trained volunteers are on-call 24/7 with mutual aid from Hanover and other communities.

Phone
(603) 795-2253
Website
Orford Senior Center
Contact
Eileen Nickles, Orford Senior Center Director
The center serves the residents of Orford and Lyme with Tuesday activities preceding
a lunch.

Typically exercise programs followed by live music, starting at 10:30 a.m.

The senior center will also arrange for meals to be delivered to your home Monday
through Friday. (The center is part of the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council.)

Phone
(603) 353-9107
Phone (alt.)
(603) 536-1204
Overseer of the Public Welfare
Contact
Nancy Grandine
Provides help for individuals and couples living in Lyme who may lack adequate resources such as food and clothing or who need help with rent or mortgage payments.

Assistance can include general welfare assistance through state and federal programs, in addition to providing referrals to local programs that help with utility bills and fuel costs.

Phone
(603) 795-4853
Parish Nurse Program
Contact
Kathy Watson, RN, BSN Melissa (Missy) Ball, RN and Teri Hontas

Provides health consultations for variety of concerns, such as: caring for elderly family at home or away, preparing for planned medical/surgical, medication questions and management, completing an advance directive and checking blood pressures.

Phone
603-795-2850 ext 3
A service provided by DHMC which enables people living independently to summon emergency help through their telephone by using the waterproof Lifeline button they're wearing.

Works within about 200 yards of the home. Monthly fee with free installation.

Phone
(603) 653-1610
SouperCare and VegiCare
Contact
Dayle Mason
Provides and delivers soup to neighbors in need of love and support; and vegetables to Lyme residents in need and folks at Pathways facility.
Phone
(603) 795-4346
Phone (alt.)
(603) 795-2074
Provides free counseling and representation in civil cases relating to housing, health care, nursing care and public benefits. There are no asset and/or income eligibility limits for clients over 60.
Phone
(888) 353-9944
Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, the center provides book clubs, bus trips, guest speakers, exercise classes, computer lab and entertainment as well as meals, recreation, transportation, adult day care, health screenings and social services. The center also offers legal services, tax assistance, and help with household chores and maintenance. (The center is part of the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, whose mission is to work with senior citizens who need support to maintain an independent lifestyle.)
Phone
(603) 448-4213

We are pleased to make this valuable resource* available, sharing information as it has been reported. Feedback, corrections, and additions are welcome and necessary. All listings have been shared by Lyme residents or are Lyme residents. With Covid disruptions, uncertainties, and labor shortages, the list isn’t as current as it often has been. All input is helpful! CCL updates the list as a community service, and we do not endorse any particular contractors or services. A printable version will be updated periodically. For additions or corrections, contact us.

*The Lyme Contractor and Service Providers listing that is the basis of this directory was initiated by former Lyme neighbor, Jess Lahey. For years, she updated and shared the listing, based on listserv posts about individuals and local businesses serving Lyme residents. Thank you, Jess!