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Lamoille County COVID-19 Resources

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We are updating this list of resources regularly. If you don’t find what you need here, please call or text 2-1-1. You can also visit their online database.

Each organization's name is linked to further information, just click on it. 

See something that should be added? Email clarissa@uwlamoille.org to add resources to this list. 

General Resources

  • Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley can help you connect to available resources and supports to meet your basic needs and stay healthy. Resources such as food sources, medications, applying for health insurance, solving transportation challenges, finding shelter, utility assistance options, other financial assistance, managing chronic conditions in partnership with your provider, mental health and wellness.

    Their phone number is 802-888-6017.

  • Vermont 2-1-1 is the number to dial to find out about hundreds of important community resources, like emergency food and shelter, disability services, counseling, senior services, health care, child care, drug and alcohol programs, legal assistance, transportation agencies, educational and volunteer opportunities, and much more. You can call 211, visit their website, or text 898211 with your zip code to find information.

Health Resources

  • All Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley (CHSLV) family practices are open and accepting new patients. All CHSLV sites are taking extra steps so everyone can obtain medical care safely. To learn more about these extra steps, updates to appointment schedules, and more, please visit our COVID-19 Information Page at link above.

Mental Health Resources

  • The Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, part of CHSLV, provides individualized outpatient screening, assessment, and treatment services for individuals who are experiencing mental health, substance use, or psychiatric concerns. They provide outpatient treatment for adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups, as well as medication management. Their Medication-Assisted Treatment [MAT] team offers substance use and MAT screening, referrals to treatment, and care coordination.

    They are currently providing teletherapy services through phone and video.  Please call 802-888-8320 to schedule an appointment or to learn about current group offerings. You can also visit their website at the link above.

Food Resources

  • Lamoille North and Lamoille South Supervisory Unions are providing free meals to ALL children under the age of 18 even if they are not a student.

  • Curbside pickup Mon-Fri: 9 - 11:30 am, Sat: 9:30 - 11 am. See the link above for more info.

  • Food shelf at the end of Railroad Street in Johnson. Call 802-635-9003 for accurate hours.

  • Food shelf in the basement of Second Congregational Church in Jeffersonville. Their Monday hours have been expanded to 6 to 8 pm. Tuesday we are open from 1 to 4 pm. They are offering roadside pickup. Call 802-644-8911.

  • Contact the Morrisville Office at 888-253-8798 or 802-888-7447. You can also visit their website by clicking the link above.

  • Providing meal delivery to elderly clients on Tuesdays & Thursdays, as well as welfare checks via phone on Mondays & Fridays. Their phone number is 802-888-5011.

    Beginning March 30, 2020, home-delivered meals eligibility criteria are:
    1) Age 60 years or over
    2) Spouse, regardless of age, of eligible individuals, including a caregiver
    3) Individuals under 60 years of age with a disability, who resides with an eligible individual

  • For elder Vermonters in need of extra help getting food. Their helpline is 1-800-642-5119.

Housing Resources

  • Emergency Housing

    For emergency housing, call the Department of Children & Families - Economic Services Division for Emergency Housing.  Their number is 1-800-479-6151 or call 211 after business hours. 

  • Housing Counselors are available. Call 802-888-7993.

  • Lamoille Housing Partnership provides longterm, income-eligible, affordable housing. They can be contacted at info@lamoillehousing.org. Click for more info on how to apply.

Financial Resources

  • If you are not filing a 2019 Tax Return and have yet to receive your stimulus check (Economic Impact Payment) click the link above to determine your eligibility and register.

  • To check on the status of your stimulus check (Economic Impact Payment) click the link above. 

  • This is to apply for help from United Way's COVID-19 Response Fund. If you have been financially affected by the COVID-19 outbreak and need help with utilities, rent or other basic needs, download this form (by clicking the link above), fill it out electronically and email it back to unitedway@uwlamoille.org. The use of United Way of Lamoille County's response fund is solely for the financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. If you would like assistance filling out this form please call our office at 802-888-3252 and leave a detailed message. We will return your call as soon as possible.

  • This is to apply for a micro-grant from United Way's COVID-19 Response Fund as a non-profit organization. Non-Profit organizations may apply for micro-grants for any additional supply or technology needs as a result of preventing the spread of the COVID-19 Virus. The maximum grant amount is $500.00. Click on the link above to download the form, then return it to our office. For questions call 802-888-3252 or email unitedway@uwlamoille.org.

  • Vermont Economic Services is waiving in-person contact requirements for benefits programs. Apply online or by phone 1-800-479-6151.

  • For resources related to unemployment, visit our Employment resources page by clicking the link above.

  • Lamoille Family Center processes applications for Child Care Financial Assistance. To apply, visit their website linked above.

  • Capstone Community Action can assist with taxes over the phone. Call 802-888-7993.

  • Capstone Community Action offers personalized money coaching services including credit coaching, budgeting, and building a savings plan. Coach Mary Johnson is available for appointments by phone Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. You can reach her at MJohnson@CapstoneVT.org or 802-760-8209. Visit the link above for more info.

Employment Resources

  • If you are totally or partially unemployed, have not filed for unemployment and need to, click the link above or call 1-877-214-3330. You will need to file a weekly claim each week you work less than 35 hours. Their website lists the required information needed to file a claim.
    Currently, the Claims Center hours are
    Monday through Friday 8:15 am – 6:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

  • To file your weekly unemployment claim or reopen an existing claim visit the State of Vermont's portal at the link above. For further assistance, you can call the Claimant Assistance Line toll-free at 1-877-214-3332 .  You can also read more about filing your weekly claim by clicking "About filing your weekly claim" at the link above. 

  • If you are an employer and need information about unemployment insurance for your employees, visit the website linked above.

  • VocRehab is accessible remotely. They are taking calls, referrals and are able to help people with: training, job search, job maintenance, and career assessment during and in preparation for emerging from the crisis. Their Morrisville office can be reached at: 802-888-5976. Click to access their website.

  • VocRehab's weekly newsletter with current local job openings, job training opportunities, and tips. Click the link for the most current PDF or click the 'Employment' button at the top of the page to view previous editions. Check back weekly for new releases.

  • If you’re a high school student (aged 14-22) with a disability, or a parent or guardian, and you’re ready to gain work experience now and start thinking about life after high school, connect with your local Voc Rebab Transition Team. Voc Rehab's Transition Team can help you think about possible work experiences, careers, and future training after high school. Services can include career assessment, job exploration, job shadows, mock interviews, resumes, self-advocacy, post-secondary exploration, and other specialized services. Click the link above, call 802-888-5976 or email Thomas Brace at thomas.brace@vermont.gov for more information. Their hours of operation are 7:45 am - 4:30 pm.

  • When a disability impacts one’s ability to obtain or maintain employment, VocRehab is available to assist! Their goal is to provide individualized employment services, collaborating with you whenever possible, assisting community members to maintain their jobs, explore and develop career pathways, build new skills through education and training, and find-maintain employment that works long term, for all involved! Call their main phone number 802-888-5976 or local representative DJ Masi at 802-793-8309. You can also visit them at the link above.

  • From Employers to Employees, the MORRISVILLE CAREER RESOURCE CENTER is the hub that will help anyone within Lamoille County with their employment needs. Services include job posting, resume writing, job counseling, etc. If you need help, they are there to support you! Contact Penny Parot at 802-888-4545 for assistance or visit the link above for more info.

  • Job seekers can use Vermont JobLink to: perform advanced job searches, create and post resumes, save your job searches, receive job alerts by email or text and any more benefits – all for free. Click the link above to visit the website.

  • Reach Up Employment Program - Reach Up helps young parents receiving financial assistance from the Reach Up program to overcome barriers to self-sufficiency by completing a high school education, identifying strengths, setting goals, gaining and maintaining employment, and balancing work and family life. A Reach Up Job Coach can help identify strengths, set goals, and gain and maintain employment and/or professional skills. For more information, call Emily Hazard at 888-5229 ext 134 or send and email to Emily.hazard@vermont.gov. You can also click the link above to send an email.

  • JOBS (Jump On Board for Success) works with youth (ages 16–22) who are out of school and have behavioral or severe emotional disabilities. The goals of the program are to help youth find and maintain employment and to support successful independence. Email Mark Scott at mscott@lrcvt.org or call 888-0656. Click on the link above to learn more.

  • Job Listings. Click the link above for more info or call Chad Bouvier at 802-864-5900.

Safety Resources

  • For a complete list of safety resources including signage for employers, conducting safe financial transactions, safe vehicle transport, downloadable documents, and more visit the link above.

Essential Supplies

  • Call Capstone at 802-888-7993 to arrange a curbside pick-up of household items such as toilet paper, paper towels, shampoo, bath soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, feminine products, diapers, etc.

  • Lamoille Family Center can help with diapers and wipes, emergency assistance, food and gas cards for families.  For food cards, gas cards, diapers, or other supports, call 802-888-5229 x 151. Leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and your exact need and someone will get back to you.

  • Healthy Lamoille Valley has information on how to make, properly wear and donate fabric masks. Click the link above for more info.

Disability Resources

  • When a disability impacts one’s ability to obtain or maintain employment, VocRehab is available to assist! Their goal is to provide individualized employment services, collaborating with you whenever possible, assisting community members to maintain their jobs, explore and develop career pathways, build new skills through education and training, and find-maintain employment that works long term, for all involved! Call their main phone number 802-888-5976 or local representative DJ Masi at 802-793-8309. You can also visit their website at the link above.

Resources for Seniors

  • Providing meal delivery to elderly clients on Tuesdays & Thursdays, as well as welfare checks via phone on Mondays & Fridays. Call 802-888-5011. You can also visit their website. 

    Beginning March 30, 2020, home-delivered meals eligibility criteria are:
    1) Age 60 years or over
    2) Spouse, regardless of age, of eligible individuals, including a caregiver
    3) Individuals under 60 years of age with a disability, who resides with an eligible individual

  • For elder Vermonters in need of extra help getting food. Their helpline is 1-800-642-5119. They provide an array of services including options counseling, case management, health insurance & medicare counseling, transportation, food & nutrition services, and housing.

  • Lamoille Neighbors is part of the Village-to-Village movement, an innovative nation-wide organization that has emerged in the last decade in the organizational field of support services for older adults. They are committed to helping their members age in a place of their choosing, closely connected to their communities. For more info call 802-585-1233 or visit their website.

  • As a “neighbors-helping-neighbors” program, they offer information about available resources and may collaborate with those that provide supports with housing, heat, hunger, transportation, and other needs. Their volunteers also intervene personally when needed and appropriate. They try to broker volunteers with seniors or the disabled who may need necessary services or supports but who may not be able to obtain or afford them. They can be reached by phone at 802-730-2588 or 802-644-2927. Their COVID-19 Hotline is: 802-242-0426.

    Specific to COVID-19: An online survey requests volunteers and solicits those who need support. The survey is online here. If you cannot complete the survey online, call (802) 242-0426. They are attempting to contact every Cambridge resident over age 65 to find out how they are coping and whether or not they want or warrant continued contact. They are matching volunteers with those expressing needs. 

  • Maxine Adams is hosting a free online exercise class for seniors. Everyone is welcome, attend when you can, all levels of ability encouraged to join. You just need internet access to join. Email Maxine Adams at maxine@lamoillehousing.org for more info.

Youth Resources

  • Healthy Lamoille Valley provides resources and support for Lamoille area youth and families, facilitates our local Youth Prevention Council, offers youth leadership opportunities, family support resources, and community outreach in the Lamoille County area and surrounding communities.

    HLV's latest project, #LiveYourWhy, encourages youth and their families to engage in a series of activities designed to foster and cultivate protective factors at home while also finding ways to stay together and connected even while we're physically separated. Visit their website at the link above, email the Youth Prevention Coordinator at ashley@healthylamoillevalley.org, or call 802-552-0180.

  • The Behavioral Health and Wellness Center offers outpatient treatment services for youth who are experiencing mental health, substance use, or psychiatric concerns. They provide individual and group counseling as well as medication management for psychiatric needs. Their staff works with youth in schools and at a local community center and can help you navigate the stressors of our current crisis.  They have the expertise to help you manage anxiety, depression, interpersonal conflicts, LGBTQ+, trauma, substance use, and more.

    They are currently offering their services online through video telehealth.  Please call for current group offerings or to set up an appointment 802-888-8320 or click the link above. They are open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.

  • If you’re a high school student (aged 14-22) with a disability, or a parent or guardian, and you’re ready to gain work experience now and start thinking about life after high school, connect with your local Voc Rebab Transition Team. Voc Rehab's Transition Team can help you think about possible work experiences, careers, and future training after high school. Services can include career assessment, job exploration, job shadows, mock interviews, resumes, self-advocacy, post-secondary exploration, and other specialized services. Click the link above, call 802-888-5976 or email Thomas Brace at thomas.brace@vermont.gov for more information. Their hours of operation are 7:45 am - 4:30 pm.

  • JOBS (Jump On Board for Success) works with youth (ages 16–22) who are out of school and have behavioral or severe emotional disabilities. The goals of the program are to help youth find and maintain employment and to support successful independence. Email Mark Scott at mscott@lrcvt.org or call 888-0656. Click on the link above to learn more.

Domestic & Sexual Violence Resources

  • Advocates are still working and available for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Their hotline is answered 24/7 at 802-888-5256. Click for further info.

Substance Misuse & Recovery Resources

  • NCVRC is running several groups online to support individuals in recovery. Click for more info.

  • Jenna's promise is providing financial assistance (i.e. paying rent) to those Vermonters with Substance Use Disorder that:
    1. Are currently in Rehab (i.e. Valley Vista, Serenity House, etc.) and have been approved to go directly to a sober home upon discharge.
    2. Are already in a sober home, but have lost their job (i.e. due to coronavirus).
    For more information visit their website: https://jennaspromise.org/what-we-do.

  • The Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, part of CHSLV, provides individualized outpatient screening, assessment, and treatment services for individuals who are experiencing substance use, mental health, or psychiatric concerns. They provide outpatient substance use treatment for adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups, as well as medication management. Their Medication-Assisted Treatment [MAT] team offers substance use and MAT screening, referrals to treatment, and care coordination.

    They are currently providing teletherapy services through phone and video.  Please call 802-888-8230 to schedule an appointment or to learn about current group offerings. You can also visit their website at the link above for more information.

Education & Job Training

  • Educational Opportunity Counselors

    Free phone or ZOOM appointments, explore careers, find training / higher ed options, and how to fund it with financial aid or $400 microgrants. Call 877.961.4369.

Business/Employer Resources

  • The State of Vermont has a resource page for employers including information on unemployment, information on essential vs. non-essential workers, and more. Click the link above for more info. You can also call 877-214-3331 for the unemployment insurance Employment Assistance Line or 802-828-4177 for Business Services/Rapid Response. 

  • The State of Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development has a COVID-19 Resource page specific to businesses needs including financial assistance, paycheck protection loans, tax information, and small business debt relief programs. Click the link above for more information. 

    The SBA Vermont District Office is hosting a free daily webinar from 9:00 am – 10:00 am (Monday – Friday) to discuss the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and Advance. Join online or call 202-765-1264 and enter the code 470177937# when prompted.

  • Capstone Community Action offers assistance with filling out COVID-19 related business applications and coaching services. Money coach Mary Johnson is available for appointments Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. You can contact her by email at MJohnson@CapstoneVT.org or by phone at 802-760-8209.

  • Please visit our Safety Resources page for sign templates and downloadable files of safety info by clicking on the link above.

  • From Employers to Employees, the MORRISVILLE CAREER RESOURCE CENTER is the hub that will help anyone within Lamoille County with their employment needs. Services include job posting, resume writing, job counseling, etc. If you need help, they are there to support you! Contact Penny Parot at 802-888-4545 for assistance or visit the link above for more info.

  • Employers can use Vermont JobLink to: post job openings, save searches and resumes, receive email updates on new resumes, and manage company profile – all for free. Click the link above to visit the website.

  • In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small businesses, including agricultural businesses, and non-profit organizations in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories can apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). The EIDL program is designed to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19. EIDL proceeds can be used to cover a wide array of working capital and normal operating expenses, such as continuation to health care benefits, rent, utilities, and fixed debt payments.

Legal Resources

  • This page has lots of helpful info on accessing legal help during the COVID-19 crisis.

Talking With Your Kids

  • Talking with children about handling emergencies

  • Talking to kids about the coronavirus.

  • Talking with children about the Coronavirus. Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children.

  • Coronavirus: How to talk to your child.