Resource Guide

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July 2016


Compiled by Deerfield Valley Aging in Place Initiative


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About Us


Our mission is to provide for the wellbeing of our aging population. Most of us, as we grow older, require some outside help to keep us living in a manner to which we have become accustomed. It may be medical help, financial assistance, family counseling, travel help, exercising, group socializing, or another personal need. Whatever your need, we can help you find a solution. We don’t provide the service but we can help you find what you need and make it easier for you to “Age in Place.” There are many service providers in the Deerfield Valley. Our goal is to make a match for you with this directory of services.


Contact Us:


Deerfield Valley Aging in Place Initiative

PO Box 1076, Wilmington, VT 05363

Phone: 802-451-6941




Alcohol & Drug Abuse


AA 802 257-5801

Al-Anon Al-Ateen 866 972-5266

DVCP (Deerfield Valley Community Partnership) 802 464-2202

Working on preventing alcohol, tobacco & other drug use in the community

Turning Point: Recovery Center Peer Advocates 802 257-5600




Community Counseling Services, Wilmington 802 464-5550

Southern Vermont Special Services Wilmington 802 368-2220

HCRS Healthcare Rehabilitation Services-Windham County 802 254-6028

UCS /United Counseling Services Bennington 802-442-5491


Disability Services


Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired 802 254-8761

A private non-profit Organization supporting blind and visually impaired Vermonters to maintain independence.

VCIL Vermont Center for Independent Living Brattleboro 802 254-6851

VCIL Bennington 802 447-0574

VT Division for the Blind & Visually Impaired 800-356-1526



Financial Assistance


Deerfield Valley Community Cares –DVCC 802 464-5872

Helping citizens keep their homes warm

VT Economic Services Division 800 479-6181

Health Access Programs

Green Mountain Care 800 250-8427

SEVCA (South Eastern VT Community Action) 800 722-4575

Brattleboro Office 802 254-2795.  Energy Assistance, Rental assistance, other needs


Food & Clothing


Deerfield Valley Food Pantry 802 464-0418

Mission: No one in the area goes needlessly hungry

Twice Blessed 802 464-7500

SEVCA (clothing & some furniture) 800 722-4575


Health & Mental Health


Adult Protective Services  800-564-1612

Health Department – Brattleboro 802 257-2880

Home Health Information 800-564-1612

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Vermont 800 639-6480


Home Improvement and Safety


Deerfield Valley Rescue

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 802 464-5557

Healthy Homes/Vermont Bath 802-221-4446

Windham & Windsor Housing Trust 802-254-4604

Loans, direct and revolving for home improvements and safety

USDA Rural Development 504 Grant safety & access issues 802 257-7878




Brattleboro Memorial Hospital 802 257-0341

Deerfield Valley Health Center 802-464-5311

Grace Cottage Townshend 802 365-7357

SVMC Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Bennington 802 442-6361


Legal Services


Attorney General 802 828-3657

Legal Service Law Line  800 639-8857

Vermont Lawyer Referral Service 800-639-7036

Vermont Legal Aid 800 775-1122


Senior Services


AARP Vermont 866-227-7451

Deerfield ValleyAging in Place (AIP) 802 451-6941

Mission is to provide for the wellbeing of our aging population

Aging in Place Medical Loan Closet 802 451-6941

Availability of durable medical equipment.

Gathering Place 802 254-6559

Community-based day care option for seniors and adults with disabilities.

RSVP Retired and Senior Volunteer Program 802 254-7515

SASH (Support And Services at Home) 802 464-0438

Vermont program designed to help Medicare recipients stay healthy in their homes.

Senior Helpline (Senior Solutions) 800 642-5119

Experts available to answer questions regarding Meals on Wheels, long term care options, counseling, mental health, legal aid, respite care and Medicare advice or referrals.


Social Services


Brattleboro Area Hospice 802 257-0775




Suicide Hotline 800 273-8255

Emergency Counseling 24 hrs. 802 775-1000




MOOver (Deerfield Valley Transportation Association) 802 464-8487

Provides rides for seniors to shopping, adult day care, meal sites, doctors and social events.

Medical Appointment Rides The Current 888 869-6287




State Veterans Affairs Regional Office 800 827-1000


Women’s Services


Domestic Abuse Emergency Hotline 800 228-7395

Women’s Freedom Center – Brattleboro 800 773-0689

Work to end physical, sexual and emotional violence Against women


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