Community Resources

The Haven

The Upper Valley Haven has provided temporary shelter and educational programming for homeless families and adults as well as food and clothing to anyone in need.  The Haven has fostered independence through their Shelter Advocacy, Aftercare, Outreach and Education Programs.  The Haven is open 365 days per year and never charges for any of its services.  They service over 10,000 people per year.

Contact Information:

The Upper Valley Haven

713 Hartford Avenue

White River Junction, VT  05001

Phone: 802-295-6500


Department of Children and Family

The Vermont Department for Children and Families (DCF) provides a wide array of programs and services, including adoption & foster care, child care, child development, child protection, child support, disability determination, and economic benefits such as 3SquaresVT, fuel assistance, and health insurance.

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HCRS provides the following services for children and families: Emergency mental health services, children, youth and family programming, adult outpatient and substance abuse programs, community rehab and treatment programs, developmental services and residential services.

Contact Information:

Hartford Regional Office

PO Box 709, 49 School Street

Hartford, VT  05047

Local: 802-295-3031


Easter Seals Vermont

Easter Seals Vermont provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.  They provide child and family support programs, summer camp and permanency support services.

Contact Information:

Please call Easter Seals Vermont's main office at 802-223-4744 with any inquiries or click here to contact them online.

Hartford Office

Easter Seals Vermont

220 Holiday Drive, Suite 23

White River Junction, VT 05001


WISE is a non-profit organization that provide advocacy, crisis services, and community education to those affected by domestic and sexual violence and stalking throughout the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont.  All WISE services are free and confidential.

Contact Information:


Program Center

38 Bank Street

Lebanon, NH 03766

Local: 603-448-5525

Toll Free:1-866-348-WISE

The Family Place

The Family Place provides many services including the following: child advocacy center, child care center, child care financial assistance, early intervention, families learning together, nursing and family support, parent education and support, playgroups, and reach up.

Contact Information:

319 US Rte 5 South

Norwich, Vermont  05055

Phone: 802-649-3268