COVID-19 Community Resources
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– a map of Vermont locations where WIFI is available.
- New connectivity resources to support you during the COVID-19 state of emergency in Vermont.
- Vermont Economic Services– ESD administers several benefits that help Vermonters meet their basic needs. Use their online application to apply for 3SquaresVT, Essential Person, Fuel Assistance & Reach Up.
- Vermont Health Connect– Vermont’s health insurance marketplace.
Prepare for your COVID-19 vaccine – create your online account now!
Vermonters ages 12 and older will be able to make an appointment to get vaccinated. Get a head start on the process now by creating your account in the Health Department’s online system. That way, it’ll be smooth sailing when it’s your turn to make an appointment for your first dose.
Visit HealthVermont.gov/MyVaccine to get started and find more on:
- How to create an account and appointment for yourself
- How to add a dependent or spouse to your account
- Information you need to make an appointment
- Answers to commonly asked questions
- Current vaccine eligibility and time estimates for upcoming priority groups.
This is our shot, Vermont! And when the time comes, we hope you take yours! Thanks for doing your part to keep our state safe and healthy.
- 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.
- Hunger Free VT has information about how to access food during the pandemic.
- 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. WIC appointments are currently done by phone, learn more about what you can expect here. You can also check out this expanded list of WIC-eligible foods during the pandemic.
- 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 this website, call 855-855-6181, or text VFBSNAP to 85511.
- Here are some additional ways to access healthful food on a limited budget:
Central VT Mutual Aid and Community Support Resources
- COVID-19 Mutual Aid Facebook Group for Central Vermont.
- Barre City and Town Mutual Aid.
- East Montpelier’s – Neighbor Helping Neighbor: firstname.lastname@example.org, 802-249-9117, or email@example.com.
- Mad River Valley Emergency Response Page.
- Montpelier Area Mutual Aid – Do you need support? Does someone you know need support? Then this form is for you.
- The Middlesex Town Clerk’s office is coordinating community needs support and volunteer efforts.
- Randolph Area Mutual Aid Network, (for the Randolph, Brookfield, Braintree, and East Granville communities.)
- Worcester Mutual Aid.
- Waterbury CARES! Resource Exchange & Support.