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Community Resources

Local Services
  • Shires Housing. 307 North Street, Bennington, VT. Shires Housing believes that everyone deserves a great place to live. They work hard to provide quality, affordable housing in Southwestern Vermont including apartments and family homes. 
  • Sunrise Family Resource Center. 244 Union St, Bennington, VT. Sunrise works in partnership with individuals, families, and community members to provide a variety of supports and services. These services promote the growth and development of individuals and families through encouragement of strengths, expansion of opportunities, and support in times of stress. 
  • Greater Bennington Community Services. 121 Depot Street, Bennington, VT. GBCS’s mission is to advance the health of our neighbors by helping them meet their basic human needs including access to food, shelter and healthcare. 
  • United Counseling Services. 100 Ledge Hill Drive, Bennington, VT. UCS provides outpatient counseling and addictions services, emergency mental-health services, extensive rehabilitation services, home, community, and school-based services, employment services for people with a mental illness or a developmental disability, and early childhood.
  • Bennington Rutland Opportunity Council. 332 Orchard Road, Bennington, VT. BROC provides hope, opportunity and a path forward out of crisis or poverty, so our neighbors and communities thrive.
State and National Resources:
  • WIC. WIC provides food benefits, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, counseling and programs for pregnant Vermonters, parents and caregivers with children under 5.
  • 3SquaresVT. 3SquaresVT is a federal USDA program that helps you put healthy foods on your table every day.
  • Reach Up. Reach Up joins families on their journey to overcome obstacles, explore opportunities, improve their finances, and reach their goals.
  • Children’s Integrated Services. Early intervention, family support, and prevention services that help ensure the healthy development and well-being of children, from before birth up to age 5