Community Resources

Food 

Vermont Food Bank's Agency Locator Tool

Don't live in our service area? Find your local food pantry. 

 
3 Squares VT (SNAP)

A federal USDA program (formerly food stamps). Complete an  online application or call 1-800-479-6151 to request a paper application. Text VFBSNAP to 85511 to see if you may be eligible.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

A federal USDA nutrition program that offers free monthly boxes of food filled with canned fruits and vegetables, juice, cereal, pasta, cheese, shelf-stable milk and canned meats for income-eligible Vermonters age 60+. Boxes can be picked up at the Food Shelf by you or a designated friend or family member. Apply online or request a paper application at the Food Shelf.

Farm to Family Coupons

A federal USDA program for households eligible that meet certain income eligibility requirements and those who are eligible for WIC. Apply at your local community action agency, or for WIC participants, at your local health office.

Farmers to Families Food Box Program

A COVID-19 relief program run in partnership with the Vermont Foodbank and the State of Vermont distributing food boxes at sites across the state. Find upcoming distribution sites and register for a box online. 

VeggieVanGo

A Vermont Foodbank program that provides fresh, nutritious produce from their truck at sites, including schools and hospitals, across the state, including Gifford Medical Center in Randolph on the second Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the visitor entrance. 

Housing/Heat/Insurance

 

Capstone Community Action

Serving Orange, Washington, and Lamoille Counties, Capstone offers food and nutrition programs, heating, utility, & weatherization assistance, housing services, workforce development programs, tax preperation assistance, savings and credit services, microbusiness development services, and more. Visit their website, call 802-479-1053, or visit one of their offices, including their office located next to the Food Shelf at 12 Prince Street in Randolph for more information. 

 
Vermont Economic Services

Apply for economic services including emergency assistance, housing assistance, fuel assistance, Reach Up, and learn more about additional assistance programs online, by calling 1-800-479-6151, or by visiting a district office. 

 

Hartford District Office 

118 Prospect Street, White River Jct., VT, 05001 

Barre District Office 

McFarland Office Building, Ste. 150, 5 Perry St., Barre, VT 05641

Vermont Health Connect 

Vermont's health insurance marketplace, compare plans and apply for health insurance online. 

Transportation
Tri-Valley Transit (formerly Stagecoach)

Tri-Valley Transit connects the people and places of Orange and Northern Windsor Counties of Vermont with a network of community transportation alternatives. In addition to regular bus routes, Tri-Valley offers a Dial-A-Ride program for elders, persons with disabilities, and low-income families and individuals. Learn more online or by calling (802) 728-3773.