Our shelter is located at 1779 VT Route 7A in Arlington, Vermont. The facility is a single-story building with parking in front and on the south side. We have a handicap accessible entrance on the south side of the building. Look for out colorful logo out front.
We are open to the public: TUESDAY 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; WEDNESDAY 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, and SUNDAY 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
We are closed Mondays, major holidays, and during severe weather conditions. When in doubt, give us a shout!
From the Albany, NY area:
Go north to Troy, and then take NY Rte. 7 east to Bennington, VT. (In Vermont, this road becomes VT Rte. 9.) In Bennington, take VT Rte. 7 north to exit 2. At the end of the ramp, turn right and drive north through the town of Shaftsbury. Second Chance is on the left side just outside the center of Arlington.
From the Brattleboro, VT area:
Take VT Rte. 9 west to Bennington. In the center of town, turn right onto Rte. 7 and continue north through town. Take exit 2, turning right at the end of the ramp and driving north through Shaftsbury. Second Chance is on the left side just outside the center of Arlington.
From the Rutland, VT area:
Take Rte. 7 south. Just north of Manchester, the road divides. Bear right onto Rte. 7A south and continue south through the towns of Manchester, Manchester Village and Arlington. The Center is just south of the center of Arlington on the right-hand side.
From the Pittsfield, MA area:
Take Rte. 7 north into Bennington, VT, and continue to exit 2. At the end of the exit ramp turn right and continue north through Shaftsbury. Second Chance is on the left side just outside the center of Arlington.