Message Line: (802)257-5800


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For Police, Fire or Medical emergencies, call 911.


Dummerston Resources
Community Center

Available for community and private functions.

Low cost music lessons Sundays 1-6

Jean Momaney


Conservation Commission  

Deputy Fire Wardens


Charlie Richardson

Wayne Emery



Dummerston Center
Evening Star Grange
1008 East-West Rd
Senior Lunch: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at noon
Wheelchair accessible.  Take-out available.  Summer Suppers-call for dates. Available for community and private functions.

Ruth Barton


Dummerston Congregational Church

Fuel Assistance: wood pantry. Caring & Sharing: Give away clothing & household items in May and Nov.

Bone Builders Group: Mon. & Thurs. @ 9:30 a.m.

Social: Tea & Talk monthly group-call for dates.

Alice’s Lunch: Summer program for children.

Shawn Bracebridge, Pastor.  Sallie Mae, Secretary



Dummerston School  
Emergency Management Coord. Dawn Hubbard 802-257-4431
Fire Chief Rick Looman 802-258-1731
Fire Warden Marty Forrett

(h) 802-387-2180

(w) 802-254-9877

Front Porch Forum
Green Mountain Camp For Girls


Lydia Taft Pratt Library  

Town of Dummerston

Town Clerk

Laurie Frechette



Transition Dummerston  
Views of Dummerston Email: 802-254-3730
VT. Learning Collaborative 802-257-8600
Emergency: Mental Health
Crisis Hotline (HCRS) 800-622-4235
Emergency Counseling-24 hours 802-775-1000
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 800-639-6480
Suicide Hotline 800-273-8255
Abuse and Neglect
Adult Protective Services 802-241-3918
Child Protective Services 800-649-5285
Domestic Abuse Hotline 800-228-7395
Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
Elder Protective Services 800-228-7395
Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous 802-257-5801
Al-Anon & Al-Ateen 866-972-5266
Narcotics Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous 802-257-5600
Basic Needs
3 Squares Vermont

Over 60 –

Fuel Assistance – VT State resources 800-479-6151
Groundworks Collaborative



Putney Food Shelf (open to all) 802-387-2120 leave message
SEVCA-fuel assistance, home repair and weatherization, employment, child & family services

Main: 802-722-4575

Brattleboro: 802-254-2795

Vermont Food Bank 800-214-4648
Child and Family
Boys & Girls Club 802-254-5990
Child & Family Development 802-257-7852
Childcare Information 802-254-5332
Early Education Information 802-254-3752
Youth Services Brattleboro 802-257-0361
Congregate Meals for All

Agape Christian Fellowship

30 Canal St., Brattleboro

Lunch: 2nd, 3rd & 4th Sun.



Brigid’s Kitchen/St. Michael’s Church

38 Walnut St., Brattleboro

Lunch: Monday, Wed, Thurs, Sat. 11:30am-12:30pm


Children & Teens Summer Meals

Loaves & Fishes

193 Main St. Brattleboro


Community kitchen offers meals to anyone in need of one, Tuesdays and Fridays, at 11:30am – 12:30pm


Robert Oeser

Congregate Meals for Seniors
Bellows Falls Area Senior Center
18 Tuttle St., Bellows Falls
Open M-F 8:30-3:30
Meals M-F at 11:30 am. Wheelchair accessible
Transportation may be available
Teagen Kosut
Blue Door Community Supper, Christ’s Church
24 Main St., Saxtons River
October through May: Every Wednesday night, 5:30- 7:00 pm

Wanda Salter


Brattleboro Senior Center
Gibson Aiken Center
207 Main St., Brattleboro
Open Mon-Thu 9:00-4:00, Fri 9:00-1:00
Lunch Mon-Fri at noon
Breakfast: Tue & Fri 7:45-8:15 am
Wheelchair entrance & parking at
back of building Menu at
Chris McAvoy
Dummerston Center
Evening Star Grange
1008 East-West Rd
Senior Lunch: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at noon
Wheelchair accessible. Take-out available. Summer Suppers-call for dates. Available for community and private functions.

Ruth Barton


Grafton Church Chapel
4 Main Street, Grafton
Every Wednesday at noon
Wheelchair accessible
Vegetarian option available

Dennis Hunt


Guilford Community Church
38 Church Dr., Guilford
1st & 3rd Fridays at noon
Reservations required

Peg Curtis


Newfane Senior Meals
Congregational Church
11 Church St, Newfane
2nd Thursday at noon
Wheelchair accessible

Winnie Dolan


Putney Cares Barn
Kimball Hill Rd., Putney
4th Tuesday at Noon
Reservations required
Wheelchair accessible
Pamela Cubbage
Townshend Federated Church
46 Common Rd.
1st & 3rd Thursdays at noon
Wheelchair accessible

Alice Gausch


Westminster Congregational Church
Route 5, Westminster
2nd Thursday at noon
Wheelchair accessible
Westminster Cares
Williamsville Community Hall
Dover Rd.
April-November. 4th Thursday at noon
Wheelchair access by lift, best to phone in advance

Nissa Petrak


Disability Services
Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired 802-254-8761
Deaf Independence Program 800-639-1522 Voice and TTY
Disability Rights Vermont 802-229-1355
VT Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Voice and TTY


VT. Center for Independent Living/Brattleboro 802-254-6851
VT. Division for the Blind & Visually Impaired



Financial Assistance
Green Mountain Care 800-250-8427
VT Economic Services Division/Health Access Programs 800-479-6151
Health and Advance Planning
Aids Project of Southern Vermont 802-254-4444
Anonymous HIV Test 802-257-8860
Bayada Hospice 802-490-2099
Brattleboro Area Hospice 802-257-0775
End of Life Planning 802-828-2909
Hospice & Palliative Care Council of VT 802-229-0579
Visiting Nurse Hospice of VT (Bellows Falls) 802-257-4390
Visiting Nurse & Hospice for VT Y NH (Dartmouth Hitchcock Affiliate) 800-300-8853
VT Resources for Health and Wellbeing 866-652-4636
Home Improvement
Windham & Windsor Home Repair Program 802-246-2119
Legal Assistance
Legal Aid
Consumer Assistance Program 800-649-2424
Local Hospitals
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital 802-257-0341

Grace Cottage Hospital

Townshend 802-365-7357
Senior Services
AARP 866-227-7451
Alzheimer’s Association 800-272-3900
Gathering Place 802-254-6559
Meals on Wheels Chris McAvoy 802-257-1236
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) 800-254-0438
Senior Solutions 800-642-5119
Support & Services at Home (SASH) 802-464-0438
Three Generations Collaborative 802-428-4333
The Current 802-460-1195
US Dept of Veterans Affairs 800-827-1000
VT Office of Veterans Affairs (802) 828-3379

In Case of Emergency

Dummerston Cares wants to make sure that everyone in our community is prepared in advance for the disruptions caused by severe weather and/or other emergencies. In our efforts to bring safety services to members of our community, we are offering easy access to two services available to us throughout the year to inform residents of emergencies and to help those who need assistance during these times.

Through VT-ALERT, Vermont Emergency Management has made it possible for you to receive alerts about impending severe storms, local flooding, local evacuation information and more. You can receive these alerts via text, email, or telephone. You can access this service by going

The Vermont Citizens Assistance Registry for Emergencies (CARE) is available for those who need special assistance during emergency situations.  This system alerts first responders to your situation so that they can better serve those with a disability, mobility issue or medical condition. To register for this service, the Town Office has forms available or access the registry by going to: