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.


To be the leading regional provider for the continuum of care through home health, hospice and community services.


HCS values the spirit and talent of a diverse and inclusive workforce that can use evidence to support practice, employee competence, and meaningful work in our holistic approach to meet the health and wellness needs of individuals and families. We value the ability to change nimbly with the aid of technology and continuous improvement and which protects the rich relationships that lead to professional collaboration and donor confidence.

Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services (HCS) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization serving over 2000 people in 52 southwestern New Hampshire communities every day. HCS is Medicare certified and licensed by the State of New Hampshire as a home care provider. HCS is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of local residents who volunteer their time and are committed to the health and well-being of our community, and is proud to be a Monadnock United Way agency and a We Honor Veterans partner. HCS offices are located in Charlestown, Keene, and Peterborough.

HCS does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, disability, age (40 or older), or genetic information (including family medical history).

2023 Annual Report

2023 Annual Meeting

The First Visiting Nurse Association in Southwestern New Hampshire

The first Visiting Nurse Association in southwestern New Hampshire began on September 17, 1907 when Miss Mary Morison and seven of her friends gathered in Peterborough to write the first chapter of what would become Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services (HCS).