Central Vermont Adult Basic Education (CVABE)
Services: CVABE’s adult education can provide you with individualized instruction that will help you acquire the skills for increasing employment and higher education opportunities, and enhance personal growth. Services are offered in Central Vermont’s Washington, Orange and Lamoille Counties, and our programs are free. We offer Skills Building, English Language, High School Diploma, GED, and Career and College Readiness.
Contact the Morriville office at: 802.888.5531
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VASC)
Community College of Vermont (CCV)
Services: CCV is an accredited, open-admissions college, offering a wide range of courses during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters at twelve academic centers and online. Classes are highly interactive, with students of all ages and backgrounds, offering you the opportunity to become part of our vibrant, engaged learning community. CCV offers associate degree programs leading to Associate of Arts (A.A.) and Associate of Science (A.S.). They also offer several certificates. Our degree and certificate programs provide the knowledge you need for employment or further study at the bachelor’s level.
Contact: Billi Dunham, Student Advisor. 802.888.1382 or Justin Bourdeau, Financial Aid. 802.888.1380
Vermont Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Services: Supports families of children and youth, ages 0-22, who are experiencing or at risk to experience emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges. The Federation also supports youth in transition through Vermont’s Youth in Transition program, advocates for appropriate and needed services for all, supports families within the Act 264 process, and values and encourages peer services and supports as a needed part of Vermont’s system of care for mental health and addiction recovery.
Contact: Call them toll free at 800-639-6071
For more information go to: https://www.vffcmh.org/
Jump On Board for Success (JOBS) Program
Services: JOBS assists young adults (ages 16-22) who are not enrolled in school and those in school who could benefit from extra support. The goals of the program are to help youth find and maintain employment and to support successful independence. LRC began managing JOBS in January, 2008.
Contact: Jude Mathison JOBS Case Manager. 802.888.0628 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information: https://lrcvt.org/jump-on-board-for-success/
Services: post-secondary counseling, peer mentoring, youth advisory council, work based learning, work experience, funding ( based on need and budget). Paper and online career/interest assessments done to help identify career pathways.
Contact: Thomas Brace, VocRehab Transition Counselor. 802.798.2164(Cell) / 802.888.5048(Office) / 802.888.0601(Fax) / email@example.com
Department of Labor (DOL) / Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Services: Case Management, minimum wage for paid work experience, training funds, referrals to partner agencies, employability skills, dropout prevention, training supports to overcome barriers, employment goals.
Contact: The Barre office at: (802) 476-2600
For more information go to: https://labor.vermont.gov/workforce-development/job-training-education-and-apprenticeship/wioa-workforce-innovation
Physical and Mental Health Resources
Behavioral Health and Wellness
Services: Our services include, but are not limited to treating anxiety, phobias, depressive disorders, ADHD, marital and family issues, stress caused illness, substance abuse, PTSD, and grief. We service the public, schools and businesses by offering a wide variety of workshops, groups and management, adolescent substance abuse and more.
Contact: Matt Sadowsky, MA, LPM, Clinic Director. 802.888.8320
For more information go to: https://www.lamoillehealthpartners.org/services/behavioral-health-wellness-center/
Lamoille County Mental Health Services (LCMHS)
Services: Services for children and adolescents from birth through 22 years old who are experiencing mental health crisis. supportive counseling and service planning and coordination for parents. Individual, family, and group therapy services.
Contact: Crisis line: 802.888.5026 Mon-Fri, 8-4:30 /802.888.8888 Nights & Weekends. Main line: 802.888.5026
Healthy Lamoille Valley
Services: Live You Why: Afterschool Edition (youth in grades K-12) – A resource hub of fun and meaningful activites to do in your free time with little or no resources required. Live Your Why: Passport Edition (youth in grades 5-8) – A series of workshopes and enrichment activites throughout the 2021-2022 school year that help youth create new community connections and build resourcefulness. Lamoille Area Youth Council (youth in grades 6-12)– Make a difference in your community and connect wtih other youth in the region by working on porjects and campaigns that help pomote youth well-being and youth voice.
Contact: Youth Substance Prevention Coordinator: Brian Duda: firstname.lastname@example.org (802) 448-2317
For more information go to: www.healthylamoillevalley.org/liveyourwhy
Hunger Free Vermont
Services: Right now, 2 in 5 people in Vermont are experiencing hunger. Hunger Free Vermont reduces barriers and helps folx gain access to food
For more information and resources: https://www.hungerfreevt.org/getfoodhelp
The Family Center’s LINK Program
Services: Support and prevent youth from being homeless, providing limited shelter options for runaway youth or push-outs, support (self or family) – brokered living arrangements and provide case management services to meet the youth or young adults needs for education, health, mental health, dental, employment and social supports as identified. Prevent a deeper system of care involvement if possible
Contact: Jeff Hunsberger. 802.730.7802(direct line) / 802.888.5229(LFC main line) / email@example.com
For more information go to: https://www.lamoillefamilycenter.org/our-programs/lamoille-interagency-network-kids-link/
Capstone Community Action
Services: If you or your family are homeless or facing eviction, our housing counselors can help! We can help you locate, secure or maintain your housing, or assist with navigating the many other resources out there. If you are facing mortgage delinquency or foreclosure, we may also be able to assist. Capstone Community Action is a Local Housing Counseling Agency. We assist people who need help locating, securing or keeping their rental housing, and assist people who are homeless, as well.
Contact: 1-800-639-8710 or (802) 888-7993
Lamoille Community House
Services: Shelter access between 4:30pm and 8:00am. Hot showers, a cot, bedding, dinners, referrals to community partners, transportation between Morrisville and shelter in Hyde Park in the morning and afternoon.
Contact: 802.521.7943 / firstname.lastname@example.org
More information go to: https://lamoilleshelter.org/about-lamoille-community-house
Clarina Howard Nichols Center
New Foundations Transitional Housing Program - United Way of Lamoille County
Services: Housing first program with an education focus to lead to a life of self-sustainability. Case management, housing, education, life skills, budgeting. End result educational and professional goals reached.
Contact: Jim Curran. 802.888.3252 or email email@example.com
For more information go to: https://uwlamoille.org/programs/local-programs/new-foundations.html
Services: The Vermont 2-1-1 database contains detailed descriptions of programs and services available to Vermonters that are provided by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others
For more information go to: https://www.navigateresources.net/211vermont/
Youth Support Services
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Services: Goals are to ensure safety for children and families, prevent removal of children, law abidance for juveniles, permanency for youth who can not return to their removal families.
Contact: Ken Hammond, District Director or Julie LaMare, Supervisor. The main line is: 802.888.4576
The Family Center’s Prevention and Stabilization Program
Services: Case management/intensive case management support, independent living skills, medical and dental services, mental health supports, treatment team participation, and family stabilization (focus on maintaining safe and supportive housing for youth).
Contact: Jeff Hunsberger. 802.730.7802 (direct line) / 802.888.5229 (LFC main line) or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information go to: https://www.lamoillefamilycenter.org/
Lamoille Valley School Engagement Program
Services: The Lamoille Valley School Engagement Program works with schools within Lamoille North, Lamoille South and Orleans Southwest Supervisory Unions. The staff facilitate communication between schools and families, and assist students and their families overcome barriers to school attendance.
Contact: Bobby Blanchard, supervisor, email at: email@example.com,
https://lrcvt.org/lamoille-valley-school-engagement-program/For more information go to:
Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ)
Services: Provide individualized services guided by restorative justice principles for children and youth who are at risk of becoming involved with the justice system or struggling with school attendance.
Contact: Mark Scott, Youth Programs Director. 802.888.0656 / firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information go to: https://lrcvt.org/youth-programs/
Enrichment Services Resources
Youth Development Program (YDP)
Lamoille Health Partners Community Center
Services: The Lamoille Health Partners Community Center is a place where friends and neighbors are welcome. You can always be yourself here! Participate in free activities and meet new people in a fun, safe space. This is a true community center designed for everyone.
Open Monday – Friday: 3:00-6:30.
For more information: https://www.lamoillehealthpartners.org/community-center/
Economic Services Division (ESD)
Lamoille Family Center Parenting Groups
Services: There are a number of groups that meet regularly around the Lamoille Valley. You can find support for you and your family at every age and stage. In addition, the Family Center offers a regular schedule of parenting classes and drop in playgroups.
Contact: Phone: 802.888.5229 or 1.800.639.1932
For more information go to: https://www.lamoillefamilycenter.org/family-resources/local-parenting-groups/