COVID-19 Community Resources

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General Community Resources

  • Capstone Community Action can help with food access, housing, heating, and other critical needs.
  • Call Vermont 211 with questions about available services in Vermont by dialing 2-1-1 from your phone.
  • Worried about your safety at home? The Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence can help.
  • VTHelpLink is a free, confidential resource for Vermonters seeking substance use treatment and recovery services during the COVID-19 epidemic
  • Public WIFI Hotspots in Vermont.
  • New connectivity resources to support you during the COVID-19 state of emergency in Vermont.
  • CVMC COVID-19 call center available for anyone who has symptoms or health questions about the virus. The call center is staffed with nurses, providers and schedulers 7 days a week 8am-5pm. When an individual calls, they will be triaged by one of the nurses. If the caller meets testing criteria, the nurse will forward the message to a provider to order the test. Once the test is ordered, a scheduler will contact the caller to schedule a time for testing. Call: 802-371-5310

Childcare Resources

  • Childcare for Essential Workers The State of Vermont wants to make sure that essential workers can focus on their important jobs and not worry about the care and safety of their children. Please complete this form to connect you with child care resources for your children up to 8th grade.

Food Resources

  • Hunger Free VT has information about how to access food during the outbreak.
  • WIC is available for anyone who is pregnant, a caregiver, or a parent with a child under five! To find out more and apply visit or text ‘ VTWIC’ to 5-11 85.All WIC appointments are now happening by phone.  For what to expect, see here. For the expanded list of WIC-eligible foods during the pandemic, see here.
  • 3SquaresVT Has your household lost pay? Have your childcare expenses increased? 3SquaresVT is here for you and your family to help put food on the table! You could be eligible to receive a 3SquareVT benefit or increase the benefit you already receive. To get help applying visit www.vtfoodbank.org/nurture-people/3squaresvt, call  855-855-6181 or text VFBSNAP to 85511.

Central VT Mutual Aid and Community Support Resources