Resources on topics including home ownership, renting, home improvement and legal assistance for renters.

  • Helping Other People Everyday (H.O.P.E.)

    136 Church Street, Lyndonville, VT 05851

    H.O.P.E. is a private, nonprofit agency helping families and individuals with life’s basic needs. H.O.P.E is not affiliated with any religious organization or agency, and operates a thrift store in Lyndonville, Vermont to help fund its mission. Programs offered include a thrift store, backpack program, food pantry, homelessness program, clothing vouchers, and more.

    802-626-3228   www.hopevermont.com
  • NEKCA – Parent Child Center South “Lincoln Center”

    115 Lincoln Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    NEKCA’s two Parent Child Centers are part of the Vermont network of 15 Parent Child Centers that help families make sure children get off to a healthy start. Services include almost anything that families need: early childhood services, home visits to families with young children, playgroups, parent education, parent support, and information and referral.

    802-748-6040   Toll Free: 888-748-6040 http://nekcavt.org/programs-and-services/parent-child-centers/
  • Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA)

    Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) is an anti-poverty agency. Believing in each individual’s potential for positive growth and change, NEKCA is committed to empowering those who seek assistance to improve the quality of their lives. We provide direct program activities, referrals, advocacy and education in a non-judgmental manner to the people of the communities in the Northeast Kingdom.
    Programs and services include Community & Justice Programs, Food Assistance, Fuel and Utility Assistance, Grow Your Own Business, Head Start Child Care, Housing Assistance & Housing, Parent Child Centers, Thrift Store, and Youth & Young Adults.

  • Northeast Kingdom Youth Services (NEKYS)

    24 Bagley Street, St. Johnsbury, Vt 05819

    Northeast Kingdom Youth Services (NEKYS) provides family, youth, and restorative justice programs to the Caledonia and Southern Essex Counties of Vermont. Services include a 24 hour On-Call System, Family Connections Program, Outdoor Adventure Program, NEK Kids on the Move, Summer Central Scholarship Program, JUMP Mentoring Program, Transitional Living Program (TLP), Youth Development Program (YDP), Youth in Transition (YIT), Living Room Community Center, Family and Criminal Court Diversion, Youth Substance Abuse Safety Program (YSASP), Drivers’ License Suspension Program (DLS), Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ), and Pre-Trial Monitor Program.

    (802) 748-8732   www.nekys.org
  • RuralEdge

    48 Elm Street, Lyndonville, VT 05851

    RuralEdge is a rural regional housing non-profit organization, committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in our communities. We do this by providing caring and quality hou​sing and community development, property management, financial services, and education in order to attain economic, social and environmental sustainability.

    802-535-3555   Toll Free: 800.234.0560 www.ruraledge.org
  • Vermont Legal Aid, Poverty Law Project – St. Johnsbury Office

    177 Western Ave., Suite 1, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    The Poverty Law Project addresses both the symptoms and the causes of poverty. We help people remain in their homes by fighting evictions and foreclosures, and we improve the quality of those homes by enforcing the rental housing code on both an individual and statewide level.