Vermont 2-1-1 is a simple number to dial for information about health and human service organizations in your community.

At Vermont 2-1-1, callers will speak with a real person every time.  Call Specialists will problem solve and refer callers from throughout Vermont to government programs, community-based organizations, support groups, and other local resources.  Vermont 2-1-1 is:

  • A local call from anywhere in Vermont.
  • Confidential telephone assistance.
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Live translation services for 170 languages.
  • Access for persons who have special needs.
  • Ability to transfer emergency calls to 9-1-1.
  • Accurate, updated information about community resources in Vermont.

What kind of services can Vermont 2-1-1 refer me to?

Vermont 2-1-1 provides all people in Vermont with free access to community resources through information and referral (I&R) .  This access includes personal assistance by telephone and online through a searchable database of services, including the following:

  • Child Care Resource and Referral
  • Clothing and Thrift Shops
  • Consumer Services
  • Crisis Services
  • Discrimination Assistance
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence Services
  • Education—GED Instruction, Computer Classes
  • Parenting Programs
  • Senior Information & Assistance
  • Mentoring
  • Military, Family and Community Network
  • Employment Services
  • Food Shelves and Nutrition Programs
  • Health Care Services
  • Alcohol and Drug Programs
  • Housing—Homeless Prevention, Shelter, Tenants’ Rights
  • Independent Living Services
  • Legal Assistance
  • Mental Health Care and Counseling
  • Stop Smoking Programs
  • Support Groups
  • Transportation
  • Utility Assistance
  • Youth and Family Services
  • Veteran Services
  • Volunteering
  • Wellness Programs
  • And More…

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