Franklin - 603-934-1464 Laconia - 603-366-1070



HealthFirst is a Federally Qualified Health Center that provides primary healthcare to anyone in the Twin Rivers and Lakes Regions of New Hampshire. The five-county area includes 23 rural townships (Alexandria, Andover, Ashland, Belmont, Bridgewater, Bristol, Center Harbor, Danbury, Franklin, Gilford, Gilmanton, Groton, Hebron, Hill, Laconia, Meredith, Moultonborough, New Hampton, Northfield, Salisbury, Sanbornton, Sandwich, and Tilton).

HealthFirst is a Federally Qualified Health Center and therefore we receive partial program funding from Health and Human Services, Bureau of Primary Health Care Services.

We promote health, wellness, and disease prevention through a variety of health screenings, such as breast and cervical cancer screenings. Our providers are available for all of your urgent medical care needs, such as sore throats, sutures, sprains, strains, digestive problems, heart disease, neurology, dermatology, gynecology, lung disease, psychiatry, podiatry, infectious disease, and more. We provide wellness care through annual physicals, sports physicals, DOT physicals, and well child checks. You, your children, parents, and grandparents now have access to medical care, social services, behavioral health counseling, and nutritional counseling all in one place for your convenience.


To provide high-quality primary healthcare, integrated behavioral health, treatment, and prevention, to residents of our service area, regardless of their ability to pay. To coordinate and cooperate with regional healthcare and specialty providers to assure the people of this community the fullest possible range of healthcare and prevention services.


HealthFirst has received many awards including:

  • The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
  • Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care quality awards


  • A State of New Hampshire award for outstanding immunizations rate for children