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 email@example.com 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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. Ken Van Meter: 802-457-3460
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
Dr. Steven Brenner: (802) 773-2701
Community Dental Care of Claremont: (603) 287-1300
Dr. Feldstein: (603) 298-7660
Upper Valley Endodontics, PC White River Junction, VT 05001
phone 802.295.7522fax 802.296.2012
Vermont State Dental Clinic, Dr. Holback: (802) 296-5598
Dr. McDonald: (802) 773-2701
Fluoridation and Water
Medical Equipment: www.getATstuff.com
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. email@example.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.
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
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
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:firstname.lastname@example.org
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
HIRS Caregiver Referral Service: 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
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
Bugbee Senior Center: (802) 295-9068
The Thompson Center: (802) 457-3277
UV Ride: (802) 448-4004
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
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
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
FallScape: (802) 863-7227
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.
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 email@example.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.
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 Association of Vermont : Second Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m., Bugbee Senior Center, 262 N. Main St. 877-856-1772 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Traumatic Brain Injury Group: Second Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., Fuller Board Room, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive. email@example.com.
CPAP Users Group Telephone Meetings: First Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. 800-204-6655. Code Number: 342-2187.
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 Support Group Third Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St. 802-728-2191.
Parkinson’s Support Group First Tuesdays, 1 p.m., Chapin Senior Center, 37 Pleasant St. 603-526-6368.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.