Shelter Opens 5pm Daily (please call ahead to see if we have space available)

For information, schedule an appointment or to drop off a donation, please call us at 802-442-2424

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2019 Adopt A Night Sponsors!

February 1st - Richard & Nancy Bower

February 14th - Maple Leaf Realty

February 17th - Battenkill Valley Health Center

February 18th - Jo-Anne Burgess Prouty

April 5th - Lauretta & Steve Gormley

April 11th - The Sugar Shack in Loving Memory of Carolyn VanNess

April 15th - Stacey New in Loving Memory of Jane New

April 16th - VT. State Rep Chris Bates Bennington District 2-1 “The Fishin’ Politician”

Easter April 21st - Federated Church of East Arlington

April 24th - Heritage Family Credit Union

June 10th - Candace Parks in Loving Memory of Duane Parks (Pawlet, VT)

June 20th - In honor of BCCH Executive Director, Chris Oldham thanks to: Amy Anselmo, Kristy Hamilton, Jennifer Ann Jennings, Lynne Fonteneau McCann, Cheryl Gasperetti, Teresa Littlefield-Duval, Laura Morley, Kelly and Scott Legacy, Michelle Prouty, Stephannie Peters and Bernadette Thompson

July 1st - Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless Board of Directors

July 22nd - Debra Demming Walsh, in honor of her birthday

August 8th - In Loving Memory of Lindy Lynch

August 20th - Gloria Alexander in honor of the very good friends who offer her their support and are so helpful to her

October 9th - Bennington County Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors

October 24th - Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless Board of Directors in honor of former BCCH Executive Director, Chris Oldham

November 3rd - VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region

December 25th - Gloria Alexander in honor of the very good friends who offer her their support and are so helpful to her

December 24th & 25th - Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Honor of Bobo’s Birthday

December 31st - Hayden Plumbing & Heating in Honor of Kathy Hayden’s Birthday

January 9th 2020 - Keith & Patty Michl


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THANK YOU To Our Sponsors and Contributors!

Bank of Bennington, United Ways of Vermont, Town of Bennington, Heritage Family Credit Union, Vermont Community Foundation, State of Vermont, Bennington Subaru, GVH Studio Inc., Global Z, Vermont State Employees Credit Union (VSECU), Berkshire Bank, Bennington Banner, Vermont Container, The Gift Garden, Southwestern Vermont Health Care, Bayada Home Health Care, Madison Brewing Company Pub & Restaurant, Optionz Health & Fitness, Purple Pride of Vermont, Carbone Auto Group, Sugar Shack, Barr Sternberg Moss Silver & Munson, Sotheby’s Four Seasons International Realty, Miles Lumber, Centerline Architects, Maple Leaf Realty, HBH Prestain, Bennington College


Contact Us

  • Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless

  • Mailing Address: PO Box 4736 Bennington VT

  • Main Office: 966 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201

  • Phone: 802-442-2424

Winter Hours

966 Main Street Shelter

As of November 01, 2019, the Shelter @ 966 will expand its open hours:

 Open 1pm – 8am  (closed 8am-1pm), Monday – Friday

*the shelter may have extended hours in major inclement weather

 Please check with staff/call 802-442-2424*

 Open 24/7 weekends & major holidays