The Lamplighter’s 24 motel rooms will have become 22 “micro-apartments,” each measuring 350 square feet complete with kitchens and bathrooms. The new community center will include offices, a laundry and a meeting room, among other facilities.
Windham & Windsor Housing Trust is managing the project while partnering with The Groundworks Collaborative and Health Care & Rehabilitation Services of Vermont to provide on-site services. The Groundworks Collaborative will offer on-site case management that will include job search assistance, budgeting, finding a primary care doctor, or connecting residents with mental health professionals.
The Permanent Supportive Housing Project will be a first for Brattleboro, bringing the nationally successful model to southeast Vermont.