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Non-food aid

Emergency assistance grants

The Food Shelf refers shoppers as needed to Chittenden county, state and federal programs, and provides small grants for emergency assistance based on available funds, including:

  • Emergency utility assistance
  • Emergency fuel oil assistance
  • Eviction prevention

Emergencies outside the scope of established programs may receive assistance based on circumstances and funds available.

Applications for emergency assistance grants

Applicants must be a member of the Shelburne community, including the transient or unhomed.

For emergency grant assistance: 802-622-3313, press 2

Housing and tax assistance

​​Check these websites for the latest on rental assistance, income tax assistance and child tax credits.