Use ACT’s Bennington Help Mapto find community resources in and around Bennington, including where you can get hot food, shelter, or medical help.
Vermont 211 is a free and confidential service to find out about hundreds of important community resources, like emergency food and shelter, disability services, counseling, senior services, health care, child care, drug and alcohol programs, legal assistance, transportation agencies, educational and volunteer opportunities, and much more.
Public WiFi Map: Sites are accessible at all hours for use from a parked vehicle on the road or parking lot; some may require a password.
Project Against Violent Encounters (PAVE) is a non-profit agency that provides free and confidential services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Bennington County. 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 802-442-2111
GBICS’ Free Clinic offers free medical care to uninsured adults living in the Bennington County area.
3SquaresVT provides money each month to stretch our food budgets. The program helps you buy food from grocery and convenience stores, farmers markets, and co-ops. 3SquaresVT benefits are deposited each month on an EBT card, which works like a debit card.
Everyone Eats provides free meals to anyone who has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. There are weekly meal distributions on Wednesdays in Manchester and on Thursdays in Manchester and North Bennington.
802Quits offers free, customized help to quit smoking and other tobacco, including tailored quit plans.
VT Helplink is a statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services in Vermont. Helplink services are free and confidential.
Turning Point Center of Bennington offers a safe place individuals and families struggling with effects of alcohol and other drug abuse, addiction or addictive behaviors can find fellowship and support among peers.
PreventionWorks!VT is a network of Vermont substance misuse prevention coalitions, service providers, and individuals.