The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Exeter is a Community Assistance Center and Food Pantry that has served residents of Southeastern New Hampshire for the past 27 years. The Food Pantry is available to residents of SAU 16, which includes Exeter, Stratham, Newfields, Brentwood, Kensington, and East Kingston. Select services offered at the Center are open to residents of Rockingham County or residents throughout New Hampshire.

New and Upcoming Events 


  •  The next Senior's Food Pantry Session will be held on Thursday, March 23rd from 9:30 to 11:30 am. This special session for those 60 years and older is held on the fourth Thursday of every month.


  • ​Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers are available at the Center on select Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for free income tax preparation. Please visit nhtaxhelp.org to schedule an appointment.


  • SVdP Volunteers will be selling Easter Lilies on Saturday, March 25th & Sunday, March 26th after every Mass at St. Michael Church in Exeter.


  • The Exeter Rotary Club and SVdP will hold the annual Stuff the Bus food drive on Saturday, April 8th at the Exeter Hannaford, Stratham Market Basket and Stratham Shaw's. All donations will help stock the shelves for the Summer Family Food Pantry where families with school age children can visit on a weekly basis.


  • ​In the case of inclement weather, if the Exeter schools are closed, we will be closed. This includes both the Community Assistance Center and Food Pantry.

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