If You Need Help
If you need help we encourage you to contact the Food Shelf here in Hinesburg. 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.
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/
CVOEO 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. As Housing Advocates, we provide information and referrals to help you secure affordable housing in our community. If you are eligible, we 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/
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
Salvation Army of Greater Burlington offers some direct emergency assistance for individuals in need. Social Service office is open Monday - Friday with appointments 9 a.m.- 12 noon. Each situation is different and dealt with on a personal level. Please contact Captain William Thompson by calling (802) 864-6991
For a comprehensive list of resources to help with a variety of needs individuals may call 211 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/
Fit and Healthy Children
This site offers fun activities and kid-friendly recipes to help parents raise fit and healthy children. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/food/kid-friendly-recipes