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Groundworks Shelter

If you are experiencing homelessness or you anticipate becoming homeless and would like to be added to our waiting list for Groundworks Shelter, please provide your contact information using the form to the right. We will get in touch with you to complete a phone interview. To reach us by phone please call: (802) 257-0066 x1109.

If you have completed a phone interview with us and are currently on the waiting list for Groundworks Shelter, we ask you to check in every two weeks to let us know if you still need shelter. You can do this over the phone (802-257-0066 x1109) or by using the form to the right.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text el_class=”get-help-contact-form”]

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Groundworks Drop-In Center

Visit us at Groundworks Drop-In Center (60 South Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301) between 7am and 5pm M-F or Saturday mornings from 7am-noon if you need:

  • A Shower
  • Laundry
  • A Mailing Address
  • Access to a Phone
  • Coffee and Snacks
  • Shelter from the Weather
  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Outreach and Referrals
  • Opportunities for Service
  • Job Referrals


Representative Payee Services

If you are a recipient of Social Security Benefits (SSI or SSDI) and need help managing your monthly budget and spending, Groundworks’ Representative Payee program may be a good fit for you. For more information, contact us at 802-257-0066 x1105. Please note, from time to time, this program may have a waiting list.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]


Brattleboro’s Seasonal Overflow Shelter

Groundworks Collaborative operates our community’s seasonal emergency shelter from early November through April each year. This year’s seasonal shelter opens November 18th.  Call 802-257-5415 for more information and to learn about the process to reserve a bed.



If you need food support in any way, Foodworks is here for you.  Contact us at 802-490-2412 if you need …

  • food to supplement your 3SquaresVT / SNAP / “food stamps” or if you would like to learn more about applying for these benefits.
  • two-week supplies of comprehensive food support (meat, produce, dairy, and shelf-stable foods).
  • one-time or as needed help getting through a difficult month.
  • household supplies such as pet food, diapers, and toiletries.

Foodworks Hours:

Open Monday—Friday, 9am – 4pm for curbside pickup by appointment or to schedule a delivery.
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