Replacement Benefits: 3SquaresVT

From 3SquaresVT (1-800-479-6151)

What if I lost food due to a disaster, power outage or fridge/freezer failure?

You may be eligible to have benefit money restored to replace lost food.*

You may receive 3SquaresVT Replacement Benefits if:

  • You currently receive 3SquaresVT and lost food purchased with your benefit.
  • You lost food due to a household misfortune, including:
    • flood or fire
    • loss of electricity (approximately 4 hours of more)
    • equipment (refrigerator or freezer) failure
      • if you are a renter, you must first request a reimbursement from your landlord
    • other disaster

To receive 3SquaresVT Replacement Benefits you must:

  • Report the loss of food within 10 days of the disaster or misfortune either orally (by phone or in person) or in writing.
  • ANDReturn a signed and completed “Attestation of Loss and Request for Replacement of 3SquaresVT Benefits” form that you will receive when you report the loss within 10 days of the date of the reported loss to the local district office – either by mail or in person.
    • The Attestation must be signed by a witness

You will need to provide the following information:

  • Name and social security number of the head of household.
  • Town and county of residence.
  • The specific way that food was lost, i.e. power outage of more than four hours, refrigerator/freezer failure, flooding, fire, etc.
  • The dollar value of food loss.*

*You will never receive more than one months’ 3SquaresVT benefits in replacement benefits, no matter the value of the food that was lost.

District Offices:

If you are not sure which office serves your area, please visit our town listing.

BARRE
5 Perry Street, Suite 150
Barre, VT 05641-4270
1-800-479-6151
MORRISVILLE
63 Professional Drive, Suite 4
Morrisville, VT 05661
1-800-479-6151
BENNINGTON
200 Veteran’s Memorial Drive, Suite 6
Bennington, VT 05201-1929
1-800-479-6151
NEWPORT
100 Main Street, Suite 240
Newport, VT 05855
1-800-479-6151
BRATTLEBORO178 Linden Sreet, 3rd Floor
Brattleboro, VT 05302
1-800-479-6151
RUTLAND
320 Asa Bloomer Building
Rutland, VT 05701
1-800-479-6151
BURLINGTON
119 Pearl Street
John Zampieri State Office Building
Burlington, VT 05401-4334
1-800-479-6151
SPRINGFIELD
100 Mineral Street, Suite 201
Springfield, VT 05156
1-800-479-6151
HARTFORD
224 Holiday Drive, Suite A
White River Junction, VT 05001-2097
1-800-479-6151
ST. ALBANS
20 Houghton Street, Room 313
St. Albans, VT 05478
1-800-479-6151 3
MIDDLEBURY
156 South Village Green, Suite 201
Middlebury, VT 05753
1-800-479-6151

 

ST. JOHNSBURY
67 Eastern Avenue, Suite 7
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
1-800-479-6151
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