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Teen Homework Helpers

Explora Student
Middle and high school students can use Explora Student to search for articles, essays, primary source documents, videos, and encyclopedia entries on their research topics. Thousands of images, including photographs, maps, and flags, are available, and so are citations for articles, in many different formats. Searching by reading level is also available.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Online reference books on topics such as business, biography, education, the environment, history, law, medicine, and more. Search or browse the books and do your research right in your browser.

Nashua Telegraph Historical
The Nashua Telegraph/Nashua Daily Telegraph, with issues from March 1869 to February 1952. This archive contains scanned, full-page images of the Telegraph in PDF format. Full text, including images and classifieds, news, obituaries, editorials, and ads.

Nashua Telegraph Online
Find full-text articles from the Nashua Telegraph, from July 28, 1998, to the current issue. Select coverage from May 26, 1984 to July 27, 1998. These articles include news, obituaries, editorials, announcements, and sports.

New Hampshire Newspapers
Full-text articles from newspapers around the state. Coverage varies by publication.

NoveList Plus
Looking for a good book? Enter fiction, non-fiction, or audiobook titles, authors, or topics you like, and NoveList Plus will recommend others that you’ll enjoy.

Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online is a language learning system that is personalized to allow you to track your progress and refresh your memory about items you may have forgotten. Transparent Language Online also has courses for native speakers of other languages who want to learn to speak English.

Universal Class
Offers over 500 free online, self-paced, non-credit personal and professional development courses.

Teen Life Helpers

CALL: 310-855-4673
TEXT: TEEN to 839863

TEEN LINE is a nonprofit, community-based organization helping troubled teenagers address their problems. It is our mission to provide personal teen-to-teen education and support before problems become a crisis, using a national hotline, current technologies and community outreach.

Crisis Text Line
TEXT: HOME to 741741
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the US to connect with a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis.

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

Description: Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services – Provides prevention, treatment and recovery information.



RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
800-565-HOPE (4673)
RAINN partners with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country that can provide support in your local community.

It Gets Better Project
The It Gets Better Project envisions a world where all LGBTQ+ youth are free to live equally and know their worthiness and power as individuals by sharing stories and enabling you to help others.
A nonprofit children’s health system that aims to give you the tools and confidence to make the best health choices.

Stop Bullying provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua
Minimum age: 13

End 68 Hours of Hunger
Minimum age: 7

Grow Nashua
Minimum age: 16

Home Health and Hospice
Minimum age: 15
(603) 882-2941
email from webpage:
Teens are required to go through a total of 33 hours of training before volunteering.

Humane Society for Greater Nashua
Minimum age: 16
(603) 889-2275 ext. 35
Subscribe to the newsletter to stay current on events as off-site fundraising accepts younger volunteers.

Hunt Community
Minimum age: 14
603-589-4152 ext. 5894152

Nashua PAL
Minimum age: 13

Nashua Parks & Rec
Minimum age: 13

Help mostly needed during summer events.

Nashua Soup Kitchen
Minimum age: 14
(603)-889-7770 ext. 121