Information, Referral and Assistance
For people in need of basic services and resources such as food, shelter, clothing, transportation, health and dental care, health insurance.
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Access to basic services
The Grapevine provides an office for agencies providing child and family counseling, fuel assistance, employment support for adults with disabilities and school-to-work transition support for students with disabilities, family conflict and landlord/tenant dispute resolution, homeless outreach, and NH Healthy Kids insurance application assistance.
Classes and Workshops
Parenting education, nutrition, money management, and other topics.
Community Wood Bank
Free firewood for families and individuals who use wood to heat their homes and cannot afford to buy it.
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In Antrim, Hancock, Bennington and Francestown, Free every week – call The Grapevine at 588-2620 the day before if you need a ride. Community Suppers Thursdays at 5:30pm:
- 1st Thursday - Francestown Community Church
- 2nd Thursday - Pierce School, Bennington
- 3rd Thursday - First Presbyterian Church, Antrim
- 4th Thursday - Hancock Congregational Church
Strength Training for older adults
Community-based, volunteer driven. Tuesdays and Fridays 1:30-2:30pm.
The Peoples Service Exchange
A neighbor-helping-neighbor network offering people from all walks of life a community-based, coordinated structure for exchanging services with their neighbors, including transportation, tutoring, cooking, yard work, computer support, carpentry, singing lessons and much more.
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Certified Visitation Site
The Grapevine offers a local site for supervised visitations. For parents who do not have a visitation supervisor, we will offer the services of our qualified staff when possible.
Before and After School Clubs
Before and after school care for elementary and middle school students at the Antrim schools campus, Monday through Friday, administered by The Grapevine and sponsored by the Antrim Parks and Recreation Commission.
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An after kindergarten enrichment program at Francestown Elementary School. Initiated by parents, sponsored by Francestown Parks and Rec and administered by The Grapevine, in cooperation with Francestown Elementary School.
Avenue A Teen Center
Weekday drop-in hours with special evening and weekend events. Created by and for teens in Great Brook School towns, open to teens in the ConVal district. Click here to visit the website. Click here to visit the teen center's facebook page.
The NH Department of Health and Human Serives has streamlined the process in applying for aid with "NH Easy". Apply for food stamps, Medicaid, children’s health insurance, cash benefits and other assistance right online at home. To have a Grapevine staff member assist you in applying at The Grapevine, call 588-2620 to set up an appointment.