State of Vermont Economic Services Division (ESD)

ESD provides benefits to help Vermonters meet basic needs, Apply for Emergency Assistance (family) or General Assistance (single person). It is possible, if you meet certain criteria, to be given a motel stay. If you are homeless and have no options, ask for a referral to the GA Pilot Transitional Housing Program.

Location: 100 Mineral St., Springfield, VT 05156

Warming shelters

Contact us for a list of homeless shelters and homeless warming shelters in Vermont.

If you are a single person, there is a warming shelter at the North Springfield Baptist Church. The shelter is open November 11, 2019 to April 15, 2020. Hours of operation are 6:30 pm to 6:30 am.

Location: North Springfield Baptist Church, 69 Main St., North Springfield, VT 05150. (The doors are open from 6:30 to 10:0 pm for entry on a first-come, first-served basis.)

SEVCA Housing Assistance Program

The Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) Housing Assistant Program provides family services and crisis intervention services, including:

  • Crisis resolution services for housing, fuel, clothing and food
  • Homelessness prevention
  • Housing stabilization
  • Food stamp outreach
  • Budget counseling
  • Information and referrals
  • Case management services

Phone: (802) 579-1314

Housing Group / Springfield Supported Housing Program (SSHP)

Get a list of subsidized housing providers and call the property managers on the list below and ask for applications (request income-based housing). Get the private landlord list too.

Springfield Supported Housing Program
56 Main St., (The Bank Block, 2nd floor)
Springfield, VT 05156
When: 1:00 pm on the first and third Wednesday of each month
What: Learn about SSHP, local housing programs, and subsidized housing

Parks Place
44 School St. Extension
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
When: 10:00 am on the last Thursday of each month
What: Learn about local housing programs and subsidized housing

Windsor Connection Resource Center
1 Railroad St.
Windsor, VT 05089
When: 11:00 am to noon on the last Friday of each month
What: Learn about local housing programs and subsidized housing; pick up Housing Crisis Packet and Landlord Listings; get help completing housing applications and other information