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Persons with Disabilities

Family Connections Center

The mission of the Family Connections Center is to strengthen the connection between incarcerated parents and their families while facilitating ties to their community through education and support.  Over the past 12 years, the FCCs' offerings have included parenting education classes, weekly parenting support groups, one‐on‐one virtual/video visits between incarcerated mothers or fathers and their children, life skills seminars, relationship and communications course for couples, and much more.

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ReportIt!

ReportIt is the place to report and learn about incidents of hate, bias, discrimination and/or harassment. 

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Use the online form, or contact the Affirmative Action and Equity Office at 603-862-2930 (Voice), 603-862-1527 (TTY), 7-1-1 (Relay NH).

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ADA Compliance

Contact the EEO/ADA Compliance Officer for information on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance at UNH, to lodge a complaint or Faculty and Staff to request a reasonable accommodation.

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Visit the online form, or contact the Affirmative Action and Equity Office at 603-862-2930 (Voice), 603-862-1527 (TTY), 7-1-1 (Relay NH)

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24-Hour Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers help for yourself, or someone else when contemplating suicide, or coping after a suicide. There are also many online tools, and resources about topics around suicide. 

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24 Hours A Day Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, or visit their website to chat with a professional and get other resources.

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National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center

24 Hours a day hotline, to call for help dealing with alcohol and other substance abuse issues. The Center also provides extensive information and resources on their website alcohol, drugs, detoxing, intervention, and addiction help. 

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24 Hours A Day Hotline: 1-800-784-6776, or visit their website.

Be Tobacco Free

A program created by the National Cancer Insitute, Smokefree.gov offers short and long-term tools and resources to help individuals understand the risks of tobacco and how to help them quit. Smokefree.gov also offers a quitline; trained counselors who can text or talk over the phone about a wide arrange of tobacco and quitting topics.

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Recreational Therapy

The Recreational Therapy program provides person-centered treatment for individuals or groups in their home community, using recreation to improve quality of life, health and independence. Through this program, we offer wellness education, fitness plans, functional skill development, community integration, successful transition to community life, resource and network development, individual and family recreation and peer advising.

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Athlete Development

Northeast Passage, in cooperation with the University of New Hampshire, has developed a unique opportunity for competitive athletes with disabilities to train and attend college as student athletes. Students recruited and accepted into the program will train and study along side UNH NCAA athletes. Sports currently offered are sled hockey, alpine skiing and cross country skiing.

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Adaptive Sports and Recreation

Seasonal adaptive sports are available to people with disabilities in cycling, court sports, cross country skiing, golf, hiking, paddling, power soccer, and waterskiing. Competitive opportunities are available in sled hockey, quad rugby, and Nordic skiing.

How To Access:

To register for any event, call 862-0070 or email Northeast Passage at northeast.passage@unh.edu.

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Adaptive Recreation Equipment Rentals

Northeast Passage provides rentals on more than 180 pieces of adaptive recreation equipment. Rentals are available by the day or week, at affordable rates. 

How To Access:

Visit the website, click on the equipment you are looking to rent, and reserve it online. For questions, call Northeast Passage at 862-0070.

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