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Financial Resources

Learn about managing money

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.

Capstone is also offering Money Conversations financial literacy class for a whole year.

 

Economic Services

Vermont Economic Services administers several benefits that help Vermonters meet their basic needs: 3SquaresVT, Essential Person, Fuel Assistance & Reach Up. Apply online or by phone at 1-800-479-6151.

 

Child Care Financial Assistance

Lamoille Family Center processes applications for Child Care Financial Assistance. To apply, visit their website. For questions call 802-888-5229  ext 151.

 

Taxes

Capstone Community Action can help eligible people with tax preparation. (802) 477-5148

The Jeudevine Memorial Library has prepared a helpful list of tax preparation resources.

 

Unemployment Resources

For employment and unemployment resources visit our Employment Resources page.

 

Furnace servicing

Capstone offers free clean and tune services for eligible households with economic need. Call 802-479-1053.

 

Assistance for people with disabilities

The RISE fund (Resilience and Independence in State of Emergency) helps people with disabilities remain as independent as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. No income requirements or co-pays; maximum $2,500. For more information, contact the RISE Fund: 1-800-639-1522 or info@vcil.org. The fund may be used for:

  • Computers for telehealth and remote learning.
  • Cleaning supplies for staying healthy.
  • Utility payments.
  • Other equipment and services to mitigate isolation.

 

Grants

The Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI): funding for grant writing assistance so rural communities and small businesses can access funding for community and business development projects. Questions: liz@vhcb.org or (802) 828-3370.

Northern Community Investment Corporation: capital and expertise to strengthen businesses, communities, and employment opportunities. Lending solutions, large project financial packaging, cost sharing professional services, project development, grant writing, and management.