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.
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.). We also offer several certificates. Our degree and certificate programs provide the knowledge you need for employment or further study at the bachelor’s level.
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: Employment readiness, employment search, progressive employment, and targeted job development. Case management available if needed. Paper and online career/interest assessments done to help identify career pathways.
Jump On Board for Success (JOBS) Post Employment Program
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)
Services: Vocational counseling, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hunger Free Vermont
- Children do not need to be present to receive meals.
- Tuesday and Thursdays from 11:00-12:30 at Cambridge Elementary School, Eden Central School, Hyde Park Elementary School and Johnson Elementary School from July 9th – August 14th
- Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at Peoples Academy from 9:30-10:30AM
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Youth Support Services
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
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).
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.
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.
Resilience Beyond Incarceration (RBI)
Services: Provides statewide consulation and training to increase awareness and better meet the unique needs of children with an incarcerated parent. Communities and service providers seeking to support these children benefit from RBI’s expertise and high quality toolkits and mult-media resources.
Enrichment Services Resources
Youth Development Program (YDP)
Services: Xtreme Youth Zone (XYZ) offers a vibrant community space where youth can gather at E = MC² after school Monday through Friday 2:45 – 5:30pm. Teens 12+ are welcome to enjoy a variety of activities, snacks provided by the center, homework help, or opportunities to socialize with the community. Children under 12 are welcome to attend during these hours with onsite parent or guardian
Lamoille County Youth Center
Services: Lamoille County Youth Center is the after-school program for youth in middle school and high school throughout Lamoille County. It is a safe bully-free, drug-free zone, and is staffed by onsite coordinators Haleighly West and Kristine Hendon along with volunteers.
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.
Fatherhood Support Group
Services: Services are based on income and insurance, may be free or low cost. Contraceptives and counseling about contraceptive use available. General health care, emergency contraceptives (morning after pill), abortion or abortion referrals, birth control, HIV services, LGBT services (including hormone therapy for transgender patients), men’s health services, patient education, pregnancy services (including Pregnancy Testing, Adoption Services, Adoption Referrals, Fertility Awareness Education, Pregnancy Planning Services, Prenatal Services, Childbirth Classes, Postpartum Exams, Trained Staff to Discuss Options If You Are Pregnant, Trained Staff to Talk With You About Early Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage), Other Pregnancy Services, STD testing, and women’s service