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Below is a list of useful links related to community health services. Can’t find what you need? Know of other links?  Contact us at info@ohfvt.org or give us a call: 802-457-4188. Click on each heading for more information.

OHF Seminars and Meetings

Advance Directive Advising Meetings- Meet with one of OHF’s volunteer Advance Directive advisors to start The Conversation and complete a Vermont Advance Directive free of charge. All inquiries are confidential. To make an appointment call OHF at (802) 457-4188.

Drugs and the Brain: What’s Going On?  Sara Degennero click here to view

A Family Centered Approach to Substance Use Programs  Dr. James Hudziak click here to view

2013 Here’s to Your Health: A series of Five seminars:

Confident Parents, Remarkable Kids  Bonnie Harris click here to view

The Best Possible Care and How to Get It  Dr. Ira Byock click here to view

Managing Disasters  Jack McGuire click here to view

Weigh Less and Live Longer  Shoshana Belisle click here to view

Getting Doctors and Patients on the Same Page  Dr. Bernard and Celia Engel Bandman click here to view

2014 OHF Annual Meeting click here to view

2013 OHF Annual Meeting click here to view

– Community Resource Directory – a great list of health related resources.

– Lions Eyeglasses Application, ’12

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Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Claremont Al-Anon: Sundays, 7-8 p.m., Buckley Conference Room, Valley Regional Hospital, 43 Elm St. For friends and families of alcoholics. 603-543-1952 .

Wit’s End, Family Support Group: Mondays, 6-7:30 p.m., Second Wind Foundation at Turning Point Club. 200 Olcott Drive, White River Junction. For family members challenged by substance abuse, addiction or addictive behavior of an adolescent or young adult. 802-295-7234.

Family Members of Combat Service Veterans:  Second and fourth Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m., The Vet Center, 222 Holiday Drive, Gilman Office Building 2, White River Junction. For family members of service members who are battling PTSD. 802-674-5853, 802-306-1672 or invisiblewounds01@gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous in N.H., Hot Line: 800-593-3330

More than 20 AA meetings are held each week in the following towns. Visit www.nhaa.net for details. Bradford, Claremont, Cornish, Enfield, Grantham, Hanover, Lebanon, New London, Newport, Sunapee and Woodsville.

Women for Sobriety, Tuesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., 38 Bank St., Lebanon. 603-448-5922.

Alcoholics Anonymous in Vt., Hot Line: 802-295-7611.

More than 30 AA meetings are held each week in the following towns. Visitwww.aavt.org for details. Bradford, Fairlee, Hartland, Norwich, Randolph, Sharon, South Royalton, Taftsville, Thetford, Tunbridge, White River Junction, Wilder, Windsor and Woodstock.

Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Hartford Community Coalition: http://www.hartfordcommunitycoalition.org/

Drug Enforcement Agency Website: http://www.justice.gov/dea/index.shtml

Drug Dangers website: http://www.drugdangers.com

Second Growth:  http://www.secondgrowth.org/  White River Junction (802) 295-9800

Drug Rehab Connections: www.drugrehabconnections.com

Physician and Treatment Program Locator: (877) 726-4727

 Oral Health

Below are local dental providers and phone numbers. To search for dentists by zip code, visit the VSDS website.

Dr. Mark Knott: (802) 457-2922

Dr. Jedidiah Janisse:  (802) 457-1903

Dr. Margaret Janisse:  (802) 457-1903

Dr. Thomas Johnston: (603) 448-1940

Schell and Nobel Dentistry: (603) 448-3800

Dr. Margaret Stone: (802) 457-4464

Red Logan Clinic: (802) 295-7573

White River Dentist: (802) 295-2458

Community Dental Care of Claremont: (603) 287-1300

Dr. Feldstein: (603) 298-7660

Upper Valley Endodontics: (802) 295-7522 www.uvendo.com and email: uppervalleyendo@gmail.com

Upper Valley Oral Surgery: (603) 298-7557

Rutland Community Dental: (802) 774-5050

Mascoma Community Dental: (802) 523-4343

Shoreham Community Dental: (802) 897-7000

Affordable Dentures in South Burlington: (802) 651-9029

Dr.’s Hiller, Booth and Davoren in Rutland: (802) 770-1730

Fluoridation and Water

Fluoridation 101

Water Fluoridation Myths and Facts

Oral Health in VT

Medical

Medical Equipment: www.getATstuff.com

Food Shelves

Bethel Area Food Shelf: 129 Church Street. Serving residents of Bethel and Barnard. Monday, noon-2 p.m.; Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. 802.234.6359.

Hartland Food Shelf: Universalist Church, Hartland Four Corners. Friday 8-10 a.m. and by appointment. 802-436-2792 or 802-436-2224.

Randolph Area Food Shelf: 12 Prince Street. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3-5 p.m.; Tuesday, 1-5 p.m.; Thursday, 5-7 p.m. 802-431-0144. Visit www.randolphareafoodshelf.org.

Reading-West Windsor Food Shelf : Stone School on 3456 Tyson Road. Monday, 2-4 p.m., Thursday, 4-6. 803-484-9792. Visit www.rwwfoodshelf.org.

Sharon Lighthouse Food Shelf: Across the street from the Congregational Church, Route 132. Tuesday and Thursday,4:30-6:30 p.m . 802-763-2007.

South Royalton Journey Church: 412 S. Windsor St. Thursday 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 802-763-2139.

White River Junction: Upper Valley Haven: 713 Hartford Ave. Monday, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 802-295-6500. Visit www.uppervalleyhaven.org.

Windsor:  Trinity Evangelical Free Church: 44 Main St. Tuesday and Thursday, 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Closed the first week of each month. 802-674-6781. trinitypam4him@gmail.com.

Woodstock:  Community Food Shelf: 217 Maxham Meadow Way. Monday, 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, 1-3 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. 802-457-1185.

LGBTQ+ Resources

Local Resources for the LGBTQ Community

Pride Center of Vermont (http://www.pridecenter.org/index.html) and Outright VT (http://www.outrightvt.org/)

Counselors/Therapists specializing in LGBTQ:

Amy Fleischer – 802-649-2424 (interest in LBGT issues)

Judy Williams – 603-991-9612 (interest in LBGT issues)

Mental Health Providers and Services

New Hampshire:

Claremont – West Central Services of Claremont: 603-542-2578

Hanover – DHMC – Candace Powers: 603-650-4940

Lebanon – Counseling Center of Lebanon: 603-448-1101 Headrest: 603-448-4872

Lebanon – John Robert, Inc.: 603-448-0057

Lebanon – Donlon Wade: 603-448-9994

Lebanon – Jacqueline Brill: 603 448-1988 licensed for both mental health & SA

Newport – Counseling Center of Newport: 603-863-1951

Vermont:

Bradford – Clara Martin Center: 802-222-4477

Chelsea – Clara Martin Center: for an appt. in Chelsea call 802- 728-6000

Hartford – Health Care & Rehabilitative Services (HCRS): 802-295-3031

Norwich – Eileen Lanza: 802-649-3045

Pomfret – Ben Fox:  Fox Expressive Art Therapy & Mental Health Counseling

Tel: (802) 356 0139  E-mail:expressivetx@gmail.com

Address: 2095 South Pomfret Rd, POB 52,  South Pomfret VT 05067

Putney – Abby Jacobson: 802-387-5702

Randolph – Clara Martin Center: 802-728-6000

Rutland – Evergreen Center: 802-747-3588 – David Allen: 802-747-7030

Springfield – Springfield Associates, Sarah DeGennaro, Ron Treem, Lynn Hayward & Colin Andresic: 802-885-1904

Springfield – Health Care & Rehabilitative Services (HCRS): 802-886-4500

White River Junction – Ron Treem 802-885-1904 travels to WRJ & Bradford

Wilder – Quitting Time: 802- 295-1311 (Intensive Out-Patient Program through Clara Martin)

Windsor – Wits End (802)674-2900, Support group for family members dealing with issues around loved ones with either drug or alcohol addiction.

Windsor – Tim Hebert: 802-674-7041

Woodstock – Linda Mullestein: 802-457-4110 and Sue Geno: 802-672-4277

Aging in Community

In Home Care and Services

OHF Caregiver Referral Service (Formally known as HIRS):  Registry of caregivers in community.  Contact Ottauquechee Health Foundation, 802-457-4188, ohfvt.org

Springfield Area Adult Day Services: (802) 885-9881`

Armistead Senior Care: (866) 284-1912, www.armisteadinc.com

Bayada Home Health Care: (802) 775-7272

CarePro: (603) 643-8010, www.vtnhcarepro.com

Comfort Zone: (603) 381-1321, www.comfortzonecaregiving.com

Community Care Coordinator: (802) 457-3030

Connected at Home, The Ellaway Group: (802) 457-1052

Elderwise: (802) 457-1897

Staffing Solutions: (802) 457-9995

Visiting Nurse and Hospice of VT and NH: (888) 300-8853

Financial

Ottauquechee Health Foundation Good Neighbor Grants: (802) 457-4188

Faulkner Fund: (802) 457-3211

Neighbors Helping Neighbors- Bridgewater: (802) 672-1818

Choices for Care: (802) 241-0294

Athena Advocacy: (802) 765-2004

Philips Lifeline

AARP HomeFit No-Cost Low-Cost Ideas

Transportation

Bugbee Senior Center: (802) 295-9068

The Thompson Center: (802) 457-3277

UV Ride: (802) 448-4004

Food/Nutrition

Bugbee Senior Center: (802) 295-9068

The Thompson Center: (802) 457-3277

Support and Wellness Groups

Aging in Hartland: (802) 674-4118

Aging Resource Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock: (603) 653-3460, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon. First and third Tuesdays, February-May, 2-3:30 p.m., Contact Jeanne at 603-653-3461 before attending for the first time.

Center for Elder Services, 10 Campbell St., Lebanon. Second Wednesdays, 1:30-3 p.m., Contact Jane at 603-448-1558 before attending for the first time.

Spark Community Center, 75 Bank St., Lebanon. First Fridays, For families and caregivers of people with special needs. Check www.sparkcommunitycenter.com for specific dates. 603-678-8619.

Thompson Senior Center, 99 Senior Lane, Woodstock. Third Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m., 802-457-5414. www.thompsonseniorcenter.org.

Senior Solutions: (800) 642-5119

Falls Prevention

http://www.med.uvm.edu/centeronaging/researchresources/fallsprevention

Long Term Care

Ascutney House: (802) 674-4328

Cedar Hill Continuing Care: (802) 674-6609

Davis Home: (802) 674-5300

Mertens House: (802) 457-4411

The Homestead: (802) 457-1310

Woodstock Terrace: (802) 457-2228

Other Resources

OHF Advance Directive Advisors: (802) 457-4188

211 Health Information and Human Services VT: Call 211 for free, confidential service 24/7.

Adult Protective Services of VT: (802) 241-0512

Barnard Helping Hands: (802) 234-5541

COVER home repair: (802) 296-7241

Southeastern Vermont Community Action: (802) 722-4575

Woodstock Area Job Bank: (802) 457-3835

Red Cross Disaster Safety Library

FallScape: (802) 863-7227

SEVCA: (802) 722-4575

Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Groups:

Second Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m., Buckley Conference Room at Valley Regional Hospital, 243 Elm St., Claremont. 603-543-6800.

Second Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Fourth Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon. Call 603-653-3458 for additional information.

Bipolar Disorders/Depression:

Mondays, 5-6:30 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St., Randolph. Fees apply; insurance accepted. 802-728-7100.

Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., Conference Room 4H, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon. Peer-run support group for people with depression or bipolar disorders. 802-295-2410 or dbsauv@gmail.com.

Thursdays, 4-5 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St., Randolph. Open to anyone coping with a mood disorder including postpartum depression, seasonal affective disorder, dysthymia, depression and bipolar disorder. Free.

Breast-Feeding:

La Leche League: Second Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Women’s Health Resource Center, on the pedestrian mall, Lebanon. 603-643-1451.

Second Thursdays, 9:30-11 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., Good Beginnings, 109 Pleasant St., Claremont. 603-276-0519.

Dealing With Dementia:

Chapin Senior Center, First Fridays, 1-3 p.m., New Loudon, 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.

Brain Injury:

Brain Injury Association of Vermont Second Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m., Bugbee Senior Center, 262 N. Main St. 877-856-1772 or support1@biavt.org.

Traumatic Brain Injury Group: Second Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., Fuller Board Room, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive. mary.s.turner@hitchcock.org.

CPAP:

CPAP Users Group Telephone Meetings:  First Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. 800-204-6655. Code Number: 342-2187.

Diabetes:

Diabetes Support Group:  Third Fridays, 11 a.m.-noon, Buckley Conference Room at Valley Regional Hospital, 243 Elm St., Claremont. 603-543-6900.

Heart Health:

Heart Health Support Group Third Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St. 802-728-2191.

Parkinson’s:

Parkinson’s Support Group First Tuesdays, 1 p.m., Chapin Senior Center, 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.

Ostomy:

Third Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., Auditorium A, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive. For individuals who has, or will have, an ostomy, or their caregivers. 802-633-2360 or 603-650-6300.

Stroke:

Stroke First Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon. Contact Linda at 802-295-3037 before attending for the first time.

Connection: 

Deeper Relating to Self and Others: First and third Mondays, February-May, 2-3:30 p.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon. Contact Jeanne at 603-653-3461 before attending for the first time.

Change and Possibility:

Adapting Positively to Life’s Transitions: First and third Wednesdays, February, March and May; Second and fourth Wednesdays in April, 2-3:30 p.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon. Contact Jeanne at 603-653-3461 before attending for the first time.

Eating Disorders:

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA):  Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St., Hanover. Support for people who have trouble controlling their eating. Free. 603-469-3101.

Overeaters Anonymous:  A 12-step recovery program for people who have problems with food.  Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., Methodist Church, 18 School St., Lebanon. Contact Cheryl at 603-369-1313.  Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m., Turning Point, 200 Olcott Drive, Wilder. 603-398-4783.  Saturdays, 11 a.m., Conference Room 2B, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon. Contact Hilary at 603-298-6719.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)  A non-profit weight loss support group.  Wednesdays, 5:45 weigh in, 6:30-7 p.m. meeting, 97 Smith Road, White River Junction. www.tops.org.

Weight Loss Support Group:  Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Conference Center at Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St., Randolph. No registration required. 802-728-2284.

Grief/Bereavement:

Changes and Transitions: Growing Through Grief, Fourth Mondays, 5-6 p.m., Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St., Lebanon. 603-526-4077.

Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m., until Oct. 8. Horse Meadow Senior Center, 91 Horse Meadow Road, North Haverhill. 603-787-2539.

Mondays, April 6-May 18 and Tuesday May 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Aging Resource Center, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon. Contact Jeanne at 603-653-3461 before attending for the first time.

First and third Tuesdays beginning April 7, The Common Man Restaurant, 21 Water St., Claremont. 603-543-6800.

Death of a Child:

Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Public Library, 368 Main St., Norwich. Sponsored by Compassionate Friends of the Upper Valley. 603-353-9240.

Life After Loss Men’s Breakfast, Third Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m., MacKenna’s Restaurant, 293 Newport Road, New London. 603-526-4077.

Pathways to Healing, Third Tuesdays, 5-6:30 p.m., Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice, 107 Newport Road, New London. 603-526-4077.

Suicide Loss Support Group, Second Thursdays, 6 p.m., Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Conference Room 4H, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon. Call 802-484-7719 or 603-795-4435 prior to first meeting.

Widow-to-Widow, First Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon, VNA Office, 107 Newport Road, New London. 603-526-4077.

Mental Illness:

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Support for family and friends of people coping with mental illness.

Second Mondays, 6-7:30 p.m., West Central Behavioral Health, 85 Mechanic St., Lebanon. 603-863-2621.

Last Mondays, 5:45-7:15 p.m., VA Medical Center, William Yasinksi Building, 215 N. Main St., White River Junction. 800-639-6480.

First Thursdays, 6-7:30 p.m., Buckley Conference Room, Valley Regional Hospital, 243 Elm St., Claremont. 603-763-5054.

Parenting:

The 4th Trimester Group, Mothers With Babies, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Women’s Health Resource Center, on the pedestrian mall, Lebanon. 603-650-2600.

Beyond the 4th Trimester, Mothers With Toddlers, Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon, Women’s Health Resource Center, on the pedestrian mall, Lebanon. 603-650-2600.

Additional Links:

http://patients.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/support_groups.html