Contact Information

Dolloff Building sign

The UNH Center for Professional Excellence in Child Welfare (CPE) has offices in two locations: Concord in the Dolloff Building and Pettee Hall on the UNH Durham campus. Most CPE staff (listed below with contact information) split their time between the two offices, with the exception of Pam Seufert, who is located in Concord full-time.

Directions: To see directions to the Dolloff Building, click here. (A parking map is linked in the Visitor Parking section below.)

Visitor Parking: Please be aware that the Dolloff Building parking lot is for building tenants only. Vehicles in that lot without Dolloff Building parking stickers may be towed or ticketed. Guest/visitor parking (no parking sticker required) is available both along Brown Road and in Lot C, located behind the Dolloff Building and accessed via Averille Road/Drive, which is next to the Dolloff Building parking lot. To see the visitor parking map, click here.

Tobacco-free workplace: Beginning on June, 1, 2015, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services adopted a tobacco-free workplace policy. This policy applies to our clients, visitors, employees and their families when on DHHS properties (including the Dolloff Building).  It includes all forms of tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

Main Office:

University of New Hampshire
55 College Rd., Pettee Hall Room 319
Durham, NH 03824

Satellite Office:

Dolloff Building, 117 Pleasant St., 3rd Floor
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-4732 Fax: 603-271-4737

Program Director

Kelli-Jo Armstrong
603-271-0754 (Concord phone)
603-862-5026 (Durham phone)
603-271-4737 (Concord fax) or
Covering: Berlin, Laconia, Littleton, Rochester

Training Specialists

The UNH Center for Professional Excellence in Child Welfare (CPE) continually assesses the training needs of DCYF staff in a variety of ways including via Training Specialists assigned to each DCYF district office. Training Specialists meet directly with staff within each district office on a regular basis and maintain ongoing contact by phone and email. Training Specialists are responsible for guiding CPE's training programs and working with staff to assess and provide support for their individual trainings needs. In addition, Training Specialists assist in identifying and coordinating trainings scheduled in the district offices, which are intended to meet the specific needs of each individual office:

Misty Kennedy
603-271-7462 or
Covering: Central Intake, Salem/Londonderry (JJ), Southern, Southern Telework, State Office

Sarah Neilson
603-271-7460 or
Covering: Concord, Conway, Seacoast

Kristyn Bond
603-271-0755 or
Covering: Claremont, Goffstown (JJ), Keene, Lebanon (JJ), Manchester

Quality Assurance Specialist

Pam Seufert
603-271-4732 or

Program Support Assistant

Diane Behrens
603-271-4961 or