If You Need Help
If you need help we encourage you to contact us at the Hinesburg Community Resource Center. HCRC has some funding to help families in need of emergency assistance to pay an electric bill, provide fuel assistance or help to pay rent. For more information contact, Rachel Kring at (802) 482-4946.
3SquaresVT is a federal USDA program (also known as SNAP or formerly as food stamps) administered in Vermont by the Department for Children and Families, Economic Services Division - putting healthy food within reach. 3SquaresVT is for everyone who qualifies, including individuals, families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Visit this site for information about applying online, over the phone or in person: http://dcf.vermont.gov/benefits/3SquaresVT
Since 1974, Age Well (formerly the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging) has been providing nutrition and supportive services to seniors.
Senior Help Line 1-800-642-5119 or visit http://www.agewellvt.org
The Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) provides emergency shelter, services, and housing for people who are homeless or marginally housed in Vermont. If you need help please call (802) 505-9595 or visit their website at http://cotsonline.org/
Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence. Community Action Housing Assistance Program staff work with families to stabilize their housing and prevent homelessness. If you are eligible, they may provide financial assistance to help with security deposits or rental arrears. You may also be referred to other resources and services that can help you avoid falling behind in the future. Call 802-863-6248 or visit their website at http://www.cvoeo.org/
The Vermont Agency of Transportation site has information about bus service, carpools, vanpools, car shares, etc. at https://www.connectingcommuters.org/
Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow Vermont (HMG VT) is a statewide system for improving access to existing resources and services for expectant parents and families with young children through age 8. Call 211 x6 or visit http://helpmegrowvt.org/index.html
Vermont 211 Resource Directory
For a comprehensive list of resources to help with a variety of needs individuals may call 211 within the State of Vermont or visit their website at http://www.vermont211.org/
Vermont Health Connect
Vermont Health Connect is working to make quality health care available for all Vermonters through the Health Insurance Marketplace known as the Exchange. The Exchange is where individuals, families and small businesses can compare health plans and select one that fits their needs. If you need help with choosing insurance coverage through the Exchange, call 1-855-899-9600 to speak with a trained navigator. You may also visit their website at http://info.healthconnect.vermont.gov/
Vermont Legal Aid
Vermont Legal Aid may be able to provide help when families face a civil legal problem that threatens their rights, shelter, job, health or well-being. Call 1-800-889-2047 or visit https://www.vtlegalaid.org/