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About Us

Greater Falls Connections is a public health community coalition made up of a diverse group of community members including parents, youth, educators, social service providers, business owners, health care providers, civil servants, artists, and others. 

 

The vision of Greater Falls Connections is to build a healthy, nurturing, equitable, and supportive community in and around Bellows Falls.

We serve the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union (WNESU), including Rockingham (Bellows Falls, Saxtons River, Bartonsville, Brockways Mills, and Cambridgeport), Westminster, Grafton, and Athens.

What We Do

GFC focuses on community initiatives and prevention efforts.

Empower youth in our community by centering their voices, visions, and dreams.

Offer dynamic workshops for parents/caregivers, educators, and local providers.

Work with the most impacted by substance abuse to find solutions.

Host engaging, courageous conversations that strengthen community connections.

Create rich collaborations that lead to real change.

Center our efforts in equity by building bridges.

Provide information and resources for prevention of substance misuse with the greater community.

Hold gatherings with guest speakers, discussions, and presentations on community initiatives and prevention efforts.

The Feed with GFC

In June 2023, Ginger Driscoll (left center) and Neil Allen (right center) appeared on The Feed, a local program on FACT-TV. Watch below to find out more about GFC.

NEWS

Transgender Support Groups

Every third Thursday the Greater Rockingham LGBTQIA+ Group offers free peer support groups for transgender folks. Teens, 13-17, meet from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and adults, 18+, meet from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meetings are held at Parks Place. Snacks will be provided. The groups will be led by a transgender staff member.

Sign up today for Computer Skills Training for the Workplace

Learn the basics of using a computer with this FREE five-week program. The class will be held at the Windsor Resource Center from June 11 to July 9, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Attend all five classes to qualify for a free laptop. To sign up, call 802-885-8300.

GFC Bookstore

You can now purchase in bulk materials that have been created by GFC staff at cost plus shipping and tax. This includes books, journals, bookmarks, and stickers.  Click here!​

March 2024 Newsletter

Want to see what we're up to? Download our newsletter for updates, achievements, and upcoming events! Click here to read.

LGBTQIA+ Hangout

Join us for a FREE hangout for LGBTQIA+ members, ages 18 and old. Stop by Parks Place from 2-4pm on the second Saturday of each month for writing, crafting, reading, gaming, or just hanging out. 

Online Narcan training
If you've picked up a package of Narcan or Naloxone and don't know how to use it, check out this video with instructions from the Vermont Department of Health.

Windham County calendar

Discover fun area activities for families.

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