Learn more about the issues of homelessness and poverty. The website links provided here are good resources.
Housing & Homeless Resources
The National Coalition for the Homeless, founded in 1982, is a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission. That mission, our common bond, is to end homelessness.
This guide aims to help persons of low income gain an understanding of the options available when it comes to finding affordable housing and getting a mortgage.
Online home of the Continuums of Care and the Statewide Interagency Council on Homelessness.
Food and Clothing
The mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships that will end hunger in Vermont. Started in 1986, the Foodbank is a member of America’s Second Harvest – The Nation’s Food Bank Network (A2HN), the country’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization.
aha! Process, Inc. is a company devoted to educating professionals and community leaders about the effects of class and poverty on our society. Haven staff have attended several inspiring trainings by aha! Process consultants.
Every three years the Granite United Way publishes the “Upper Valley Human Services Needs & Assets Assessment.” A committee composed of United Way volunteers and local agency representatives coordinate this study. For a copy of the latest assessment, contact the United Way at 603-448-2766.