Addison County Mutual Aid - a neighbor to neighbor network of support run by volunteers who are matching people who can help with help that's being requested in Addison County. To request help or volunteer, visit their website.
Addison County Menu of Services - housing, meals, health insurance, transportation, immunizations and more
Economic Services: 3 Squares (food stamps), general assistance, fuel assistance, Reach-Up Financial Assistance (RUFA). Call 1-800-479-6151
Vermont 2-1-1 -- If you find you need support connecting with community resources to meet a range of needs (e.g., food and shelter, income support and employment, legal assistance), one place to start is Vermont 2-1-1. Dial it on your phone, connect via text (Text your zip code to 898-211), or visit the website (https://vermont211.org).
United Way of Addison County has also offered services to anyone facing hardship during this time. They can help people facing financial distress, homelessness, hunger, job loss, health care related issues and other hardships that arise. Contact Trisha LaFayette by calling 802-388-7189, call/text 802-349-7210, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vermont COVID19 Arrearage Assistance Program -- Vermonters suffering economic hardship due to loss of income from COVID-19 can get help now to pay their arrearages for residential and non-residential accounts. The Vermont COVID-19 Arrearage Assistance Program (VCAAP) provides financial support to customers who may face disconnection of service because of past-due balances for their electric, landline telephone, Vermont Gas, private water or water and sewer/wastewater charges.
HOPE (Helping Overcome Poverty's Effects) - HOPE has increased food shelf eligibility to 250% of the poverty line. That’s $3,592 a month for a two-person household and $5,458 for a family of four. Located at 282 Boardman Street in Middlebury, 388-3608.
Porter Medical Center Food Resource Guide - Information on accessing food during this time
Giving Fridge: The Giving Fridge is a staffed community refrigerator stocked with nutritious prepared meals purchased from local restaurants and made with ingredients from local farms & producers. The Giving Fridge is available to anyone in need of a nutritious meal. Meals are available for pick up Sundays and Mondays from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at 24 Merchants Row, Middlebury. Delivery is available for anyone in the area without access to transportation. Reservations are required and can be made by following this link - https://careofvt.com/meal-reservations
Charter House Coalition Community Suppers - free "take out" dinners weekly at the Congregational Church of Middlebury on Fridays from 5:00 - 5:45. To make arrangements if you are not able to attend pick up, or to learn more, contact Dottie Neuberger (email@example.com, 802-233-7588) or Mary Gill (firstname.lastname@example.org, 802-734-6753).
Farmers to Families Meal Distribution - Food box program for families will resume in early October.. Meals will be distributed on Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (while supplies last) at the Middlebury State Airport, 467 Airport Rd, Middlebury. Registration is required. Updates and information about this program and other resources can be found on this website.