Who We Are

Our Mission:  To provide services which enable people to function throughout life at their optimal level of health, well-being and independence, according to their personal beliefs and choices.


visiting nurses, home careHome Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services (HCS) is your local visiting nurse and hospice serving southwestern New Hampshire. We have been providing comfort, care and support to people at home since the first visiting nurses started in the Peterborough area in 1907.



More than one hundred years later, Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services is a unique organization serving the region’s communities with comprehensive nursing and therapy services that help speed recovery after a hospitalization and provide independence at home for those who are chronically ill. From visits to newborns to comfort at the end of life through our hospice program, Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services is there for all members of your family.




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Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services is a LOCAL, not-for-profit organization. Many services are funded by Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance plans and grants. No one is denied the care necessary for their health and safety solely on the basis of ability to pay.

Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services is Medicare certified and licensed by the State of New Hampshire as a home care provider.  HCS does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, or national origin, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits of any of its programs and activities or employment therein.

We are proud to be a Monadnock United Way agency, a We Honor Veterans organization and a member of Meals on Wheels America.