Safety Net for Seniors
See also: Agencies and Food
CVOEO (Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity) https://www.cvoeo.org/ – 862-2771 – Contact CVOEO if you need assistance with fuel or housing.
Community Church of Huntington – Neighbor Helping Neighbor – http://www.communitychurchofhuntington.org/neighbor-helping-neighbor-nhn.html – 802-989-2679 (Pastor’s cell). NHN is our community-based safety net for children, families and seniors in the greater Huntington area (including Richmond, Bolton, and Starksboro). NHN helps people who are struggling with immediate financial crisis such as the inability to pay for fuel, electricity, food or other essential basic needs. 4910 Main Rd., Huntington.
Vermont Department of Children and Families (DCF), Economic Services Division (ESD) – http://dcf.vermont.gov/esd/benefits – 800-479-6151. ESD is the State of Vermont’s main safety net for assistance including fuel assistance during heating crisis, emergency assistance, general assistance, food assistance and energy assistance.
Waterbury CAST (Community Action Service Team) – Waterbury Good Neighbor Fund –https://waterburycast.wordpress.com/good-neighbor-fund/ – 244-6606. The Waterbury Good Neighbor Fund (WGNF) believes that Waterbury’s strength as a community depends on all of us being neighborly. Sometimes that means a no-strings attached gift to get us through tough times.