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Education / Training

Driver Safety Program

AARP offers this program (formerly called 55-Alive) for senior drivers who
want to refresh their driving skills and get a discount on car insurance.
The program is held at a variety of locations. Visit for a complete list of locations and dates. Some locations routinely included are the VFW in Springfield, 885-7686; Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, 802 257-8877; and the Bugbee Senior Center, White River Junction, 295-9068.

Emergency Preparedness

Just In Case: An Emergency Readiness Planning Guide for People who May Need Extra Assistance
We recommend that you make use of this booklet, provided by the State of Vermont. This is an excellent guide to planning ahead and staying safe during an emergency. For the most benefit, you should print it and fill out the worksheet sections so you’ll have everything handy during a crisis.

Lifelong Learning

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes of the University of Vermont provide learning opportunities for people over 50 without tests, grades or papers in Springfield, Brattleboro, and six other sites in VT. For details, go to


Vocational Rehabilitation

Springfield Regional Office
100 Mineral Street, Suite 308
Springfield, Vermont 05156-2306
(802) 885-2279 (Voice/TTY)

Brattleboro District Office
Marlboro Technology Center
28 Vernon Rd., Suite 400
Brattleboro, Vermont 05302
(802) 257-0579

White River Junction District Office
220 Holiday Drive, Suite A

White River Junction, Vermont 05001-2015
(802) 295-8850

Vermont Associates
For people 55+ looking to re-enter the workforce

Administrative Headquarters:
142 Main St. | PO Box 107
St. Albans, VT 05478

28 Vernon St. Suite 431
Brattleboro, VT 05301

56 Main St. Suite 101
Springfield, VT 05156


Note that the inclusion of any entity in this section of our website does not imply endorsement by Putney Community Cares.


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