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 once a day 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 to update us daily.

Contact Groundworks

Groundworks Drop In Center
Visit us at the 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:

  • The Food Shelf / Emergency Food Assistance – the Food Shelf is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9am to 4pm, and on Tuesday afternoons for seniors only.
  • 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

Groundworks Seasonal Shelter
Groundworks Collaborative operates our community’s seasonal emergency shelter from early November through April. Information regarding this year’s seasonal shelter is forthcoming.

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.