Chester/Andover Family Center

Who We Are

The Chester-Andover Family Center is a 100% Volunteer organization. The Food Shelf provides supplemental, nutritious food to people in Chester and Andover who struggle to put food on the table. The Center provides Emergency Assistance with rent, heat, electricity, and transportation to residents of Chester and Andover. The Thrift Shop invites people from near and far to shop for quality clothing, accessories and household goods at very low prices. Thrift Shop Proceeds support our programs.

Thrift Shop hours of operation: Tuesday and Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Wednesday 1:00 to 7:00 PM Saturday, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Want to volunteer? Call us or stop by (802-875-3236).

Physical address: 908 Route 103 S. (Just south of Green Mt. High School) .

Who We Serve

Food and Financial Assistance--Residents of Chester and Andover. Thrift Shop—Everyone from near and far is invited to shop!

What We Need

The following items are always needed: • Tuna • Pasta, sauce • Peanut butter • Soups, crackers • Rice • Canned meals • Canned fruits & vegetables • Canned protein items • Juices • Cereals and other nonperishable foods • Personal care items • Feminine hygiene supplies • Fresh Produce

How to Help

You can donate online at or through this Project Feed the Thousands website. (Be sure to indicated Chester-Andover Family Center.) Mail to: Chester-Andover Family Center PO Box 302 Chester, VT 05143


The Chester-Andover Family Center is able to help people in need thanks to the generosity of our individual donors, local businesses, schools and organizations. We are especially thankful to Lisai’s Market, The Vermont Country Store, The Vermont Food Bank, The Vermont Community Foundation, The Fannie Holt Ames and Edna Louise Holt Fund, and our team of wonderful volunteers.