We have General Membership Session in February, April and September, usually on the 3rd Thursday of the month, and normally from 11 am to 2:30 pm at the NH Municipal Association in Concord.


2021 Art of Welfare Virtual Workshop

NH Municipal Association announced:
Thursday, June 17, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Registration Fee: $55.00

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY in ZOOM.  A Virtual Workshop is delivered via the internet and presentations are communicated using a digital platform and tools. When you attend a virtual workshop, you will be able to hear the presenter LIVE, ask questions, see the PowerPoint — all from the comfort of your own home or office computer.

Attendees will receive a complimentary electronic copy of the 2021 edition of The Art of Welfare and the 2021 Model Welfare Guidelines.  Additional materials such as the PowerPoint presentation will also be distributed electronically. No print outs of the materials or hard copy of the publications will be provided.

Pre-registration and payment is required with the link below:


If you register but cannot attend, a recording of the workshop will be provided as long as payment has been received.

Questions? Please contact Registrations by calling 603-230-3350 or


9:00 A.M.        The Art of Welfare

This session provides a basic overview of New Hampshire law governing local welfare administration, including why guidelines are important and how assistance is provided. This session will also address fair hearings, suspension of assistance, and more.

Natch Greyes, Municipal Services Counsel, NH Municipal Association

Stephen Buckley, Legal Services Counsel, NH Municipal Association

11:30 A.M.      BREAK/LUNCH

12:00 P.M.       Introduction of the 2021 Model Welfare Guidelines

The Local Welfare Administrators Association Guidelines Committee will review their recommended changes that were included in the 2021 New Model Welfare Guidelines. This review was from the 2012 Model Welfare Guidelines. The changes include new laws and regulations since 2014; updated terminology and functionality for new technology; and more guidelines related to other best practices.

Todd Marsh, City of Rochester

Pat Murphy, Town of Merrimack

Denise Greig, Town of Deerfield

Trish Caruso, Town of Allenstown

1:15 P.M.        ADJOURN