The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Exeter has been chosen as a beneficiary of the "Every Cup Helps Make a Difference" reusable cup program during February and March. This means every time a reusable coffee cup is sold at the café in the Exeter Hannaford we receive a $1 donation!


In Case of Snow 

Both the Center and the food pantry follow the SAU 16 closing and delay schedule. Check the TV listings or online during inclement weather. If you are unsure if we are open, please call the Center before you venture out during a storm.

53 Lincoln Street
P.O Box 176, Exeter, NH
(603) 772-9922

Location and Hours
Community Assistance Center Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm​

Food Pantry Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 pm

                                Wednesday and Friday 1:00 - 2:00 pm

53 Lincoln Street, P.O Box 176, Exeter, NH 03833

(603) 772-9922

Fax (603) 772-9928


The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul - Exeter is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization serving residents of Exeter, Brentwood, East Kingston, Kensington, Stratham, and Newfields.

In 2015, SVdP distributed 368,900 pounds of food with a retail value of over $1,107,000. We saved 18 households from eviction, helped 91 families and individuals with crisis assistance- overdue utility payments, vehicle repairs, emergency housing, and medical assistance, and aided 76 families and individuals with financial counseling and budget balancing. Additionally SVdP helped 42 homeless individuals and families with referrals to shelters, emergency supplies, and food and provided 232 individuals with dental hygiene and care in our dental van.

New and Upcoming Events 

  • New 1 on 1 Computer Training: Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:00 pm. beginning January 5th. Inquire at the desk or call (603) 772-9922 for an appointment.

  • Leddy Group Recruitment: February 4th & 18th, 10:00 - 11:30 am. at 2000 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth. Interviewing for  positions from manufacturing to administrative assistants through NHES and NH Works.   

  • Winter Farmers' Markets: Every other Saturday, alternating between Exeter and Rollinsford, through April 23, 10:00 am. - 2:00 pm. SNAP/EBT benefits are accepted at the winter farmers' markets and the Market Match program is continuing through the winter with a 2:1 match rate for fruit and vegetable purchases!

  • Save the Date - RiverWoods Gala to Benefit SVdP: October 15, 2016