Wellness, Guidance, and Accountability

At Veteran's Place, everyone has a voice and a role

Each resident has a voice in our community and a role to play in operating and maintaining their housing. We strive to make the Veteran’s Place feel like a home, not a shelter, or an institution. Every resident is assigned household chores consistent within his ability. Our communal living and homelike atmosphere encourage residents to help

each other with tasks such as cleaning their rooms and preparing meals, as well as socializing. Residents also volunteer to work together to plan and prepare the weekend meals. We accomplish this through program meetings three times per week, during which residents freely offer suggestions, raise concerns, and work to support each other. These meetings also provide a venue for residents to learn of volunteer opportunities, for the coordination of rides and drivers, for scheduling needs, and for procedure and policy discussions.

 Our staff maintains an open-door policy for those residents reluctant to speak in a group setting. We value our residents' perspective and include both former and current residents as full voting members of our Board of Directors, thereby allowing them to participate in making the highest-level decisions affecting the residence. Over the past ten years, we have had five former residents become contributing staff members before moving on to other opportunities. They served in the roles of dinner chef, overnight and weekend staff coverage, and facility manager.

Tom Wright,
newly transitioned resident


Ready to apply?

Contact us and our staff will work with you to determine if you or an interested applicant is eligible for our services. Call (802) 485-8874.

Please Note: As a result of COVID-19 and for the foreseeable future, we are only accepting veteran applications from the White-River Junction service area. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact us. 

Hours: 0700 - 1700

220 Vine St, Northfield, VT 05663, USA

(802) 485-8874