We are happy to share our space to serve the needs of our community with the following organizations:
PAVE/Family Time. The mission of Family Time is to acknowledge and support the importance of family relationships by providing a safe, educational, and nurturing environment for children and adults during monitored family time with non-residential parents and extended family members. Monitored Family Time hours are based on individual needs and will be arranged during intake. Cancellation notice of 24 hours is required. Family Time is located on the backside of First Baptist on the second floor. Visitors will need to use the doorbell on the back of the church to gain access to the Family Time offices. Call 442-7007 or visit www.pavebennington.org for more information.
Vermont Center for Independent Living. VCIL’s mission is to empower Vermonters with disabilities, Deaf Vermonters, and others to tear down the physical, communication, and attitudinal barriers that keep us from realizing our full human potential. VCIL is located on the first floor of First Baptist in room 103. Call 447-0574 or visit www.vcil.org for more information.
Red Cross Blood Drives are held every other month at First Baptist in Colgate Hall from 11:30am to 5:00pm. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or www.redcrossblood.org.
Please note that Greater Bennington Interfaith Community Services (GBICS) including the Kitchen Cupboard, the Bennington Free Clinic, the Food and Fuel Fund, and VT Health Connect Navigation have relocated to 121 Depot Street. Please Call 802-379-0149 or 802-447-3700 for more information
Due to safety concerns related to COVID-19 the Farmers’ Market and Help-a-Pet are not being held at First Baptist at this time. For information about the Farmers’ Market please contact www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org For more information about Help-a-pet please email: firstname.lastname@example.org