Community Resources

We offer you links to essential organizational resources in the Brattleboro area and Vermont.

The Root Social Justice Center The Root Social Justice Center
The BIPOC Community Mutual AID Support Network
With that being said, to the best of our knowledge, we are currently one of the only mutual aid networks that have centered the needs, resources, abilities, and work of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) in Vermont.
www.therootsjc.org/mutual-aid
Out in the Open
Rural Queer Community Care Network
In the meantime, there are many ongoing ways Out in the Open continues to support our rural QTBIPOC/LGBTQ+ community through our Rural Queer Community Care Network. This includes connecting folks in need of non-monetary supports, participating in our phone-tree, and sending out care-packages.
www.weareoutintheopen.org/mutualaid.html
BAMA Brattleboro Area Mutual Aid Network
The BAMA mission is to empower neighbors to self-organize and to facilitate more connectedness within neighborhoods and throughout the larger Brattleboro community.
www.bamavt.org
Get Connected. Get Help. Get Answers. Dial 211 Need support with housing and food?
Vermont 2-1-1 is a simple number to dial for information about health and human service organizations in your community. By dialing 2-1-1, information is much easier to find. At Vermont 2-1-1, callers will speak with a real person every time.
www.vermont211.org
Vermont Foodbank VT Foodbank
The Vermont Foodbank works to ensure all Vermonters have access to food every day.
www.vtfoodbank.org
Nicole's Community Kitchen Nicole’s Community Kitchen
We are a nonprofit organization that provides 100% free meals, no questions asked to the community and surrounding areas.
www.facebook.com/Nicolescommunitykitchen
St. Brigid Kitchen St. Brigid’s Kitchen
At Brigid’s Kitchen we are only treating the symptoms of hunger, not the disease of inequality and oppression that causes the hunger. The disease of injustice demands the attention of all of us, and its solution will regrettably take time.
www.stbrigidskitchenandpantry.org
Loaves and Fishes at St. Michael's Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes operates on Tuesdays and Fridays. Currently we are serving food to the homeless in the hotels and a few meals to drop ins from the community. We are delivering 200 meals each day. We miss our community meals and look forward to the day when we will be able to gather again and eat together.

www.stmichaels-vt.org/loaves-and-fishes/

Everyone Eats! Everyone Eats
Vermont Everyone Eats provides nutritious meals to Vermonters in need of food assistance, as well as a stabilizing source of income for Vermont restaurants, farmers, and food producers.
www./vteveryoneeats.org
Foodworks, a program of Groundworks Collaborative Foodworks
Formerly known as “the Food Shelf” and having operated from the Drop-In Center at 60 South Main Street since the 1980s, Groundworks’ program providing supplemental food to our neighbors in need served well over 3,700 people in over 1,400 households in 2018.
www.groundworksvt.org/foodworks/

Groundworks Collaborative

Groundworks Collaborative
Groundworks Collaborative was established in 2015 following the merger of two well-established organizations: the Brattleboro Area Drop-In Center and Morningside Shelter (having previously been in existence for 27 and 36 years respectively). Groundworks Collaborative provides ongoing support to families and individuals facing a full continuum of housing and food insecurities in the greater Brattleboro area.
www,groundworksvt.org
Turning Point of Windham County Turning Point Windham County
Our mission: Connecting in compassion, dignity, and recovery.
Our peer-run center is a safe, supportive place for people embracing a life in recovery.
www.facebook.com/TurningPointofWindhamCounty/
Vermont State Website 3 SqauresVermont
3SquaresVT can help you put healthy, nutritious foods on your table every day!
dcf.vermont.gov/benefits/3SquaresVT3SquaresVT Specialist
Mary Powell
mpowell@vtfoodbank.org
Vermont Department of Health WIC
WIC is the USDA Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC gives you access to healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, and breastfeeding support. If you’re pregnant, a caregiver, or a parent with a child under five, WIC is right for you!www.healthvermont.gov/family/wic