Local Resources for Assistance. You can click on
any organization's name which appears in BLUE
and you'll be connected to their website.
211 - United
Ways of Vermont Do you need
help finding help? Looking for help with everyday needs? Are you facing
difficult times and not sure where to turn? Use the 211 link to access
their website or CALL 211.
Senior Helpline CVAA partners with you offering guidance and
providing you with the services and support you need, when you need it.
From information, a meal, or full case management services—we can help.
Our services are provided to seniors and caregivers, regardless of
financial status. CALL OUR SENIOR HELPLINE AT 1-800-642-5119
to see how we can help you. No question is too small—if it matters to you,
it matters to us.
CVOEO Champlain Valley Office of Economic
Opportunity Crisis fuel program, assistance with security
deposits, application assistance for food stamps, family coupons (to
farmer markets), gardening, link with VT tenants. 802-863-6248
Howard Center - First Call for Children and Families
JUMP - Joint Urban
Emergency assistance drop-in center open 9:00am-12 noon every weekday and
10:00am - 1:00pm the second Saturday of the month. Located at the First
Congregational Church, 38 South Winooski Ave., Burlington - Across from
Rite-Aid. Jump offers hospitality and spiritual care, financial assistance
with basic need through vouchers at local businesses, take-away items such
as food, toiletries, household cleaners and baby care items, and vouchers
for used clothing and household goods at local thrift stores.
Food Shelf & Thrift Store
Located at 58 Bridge Street in Richmond. The Food Shelf serves Bolton,
Huntington, Jonesville and Richmond residents.802-578-4283
Emergency assistance in utilities, bus passes, clothing, transportation,
and treatment centers. Dinner served every day at 5:15pm in Burlington.
WIC WIC is a nutrition program
designed to serve income-eligible pregnant women, women who are
breastfeeding or who have a new baby, infants and children up to age 5 who
are nutritionally or medically at risk. Our goal is to improve health by
informing families about good health practices and by providing nutritious
foods to eligible Vermonters.
Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) The VNA of
Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties Vermont is a nonprofit home health care
agency which offers nursing care, home care, elder care, senior care,
including Hospice care for individuals and families through health and
related services in homes and other community settings.
- Seasonal Fuel Assistance You can apply for
Vermont's Fuel Assistance Program to help pay for a part of your winter
home heating bills. To get an application, call the FUEL OFFICE at
1-800-479-6151 between July 15 and February 28.
- The Caroline Baird Crichfield Fund for Women in
Need This fund assists women in emergencies
to create independent, safe, healthy and creative lives. Though the
majority of the applicants are women from abusive situations, the fund
does accept women who are in other emergency situations and are unable to
find assistance form other area resources. 802-865-6932
Spirituality and Well-being.
Spirituality and spiritual fitness provide an inner resource that is
critical to a person's resilience and well-being. Spiritual fitness means
dealing with the hard questions of life and situations, anxiety, and
stress - dealing in ways that are healthy for the body and mind. You can
evaluate our own spiritual fitness with two free interactive tests of
"Spirituality and Well-being" at this website
Websites from other faith groups and religions