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Services available to Vermonters within and outside of AHS.
Child Support
Programs/services include establishing, modifying, or enforcing child support orders; establishing and enforcing medical support orders; collecting, processing, and distributing child support payments to custodial parents; helping to enforce or change another state’s support order; locating non-custodial parents; and establishing parentage if the parents were not married when their children were born. Call 1-800-786-3214
Child Support Employer Home Page
Registered employers can receive child support notices online, update their health coverage information, report new hires and employee terminations, and more. Call 1-800-786-3214
Child, Adolescent & Family Mental Health
Children's Mental Health Services works with designated agencies throughout Vermont to deliver behavioral health treatment. We support prevention and early intervention services through a family-centered system of care for all children and families in Vermont. Call (802) 652-2000
Children with Special Health Needs
This program provides comprehensive, family-centered services to children aged birth to 21 with chronic or disabling conditions, including developmental and behavioral delays. Services include specialty clinics held around the state, care coordination services, family supports and limited financial assistance for authorized medical services. Call 1-800-660-4427
Children's Personal Care Services
Children's Personal Care Services (CPCS) is a state plan Medicaid program available to children under the age of 21, with a significant disability or health condition that substantially impacts care giving needs and/or the development or self care needs.
Choices for Care (1115 Long-Term Care Medicaid Waiver)
Choices for Care is a Medicaid-funded, long-term care program to pay for care and support for older Vermonters and people with physical disabilities. The program assists people with everyday activities at home, in an enhanced residential care setting, or in a nursing facility.
Client Assistance Program
The Client Assistance Program (CAP) is an independent advocacy program to help if you are applying for or receiving services from Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Vermont Center for Independent Living, Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Vermont Association of Business, Industry & Rehabilitation, Supported Employment Programs and Transition Programs. This program can provide information about the services available through each agency, explain your rights and responsibilities, help you work out problems with your counselor or the agency, help you with appeals, listen to your concerns and recommend changes in agency policies to improve services for everyone and inform you about your employment rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Community Services
Five Community Action Agencies provide direct services to Vermonters with lower incomes, including emergency food shelves, emergency housing assistance, utility assistance, free tax preparation, help applying for benefits, job counseling, health and nutrition education, housing placement and retention, advocacy, and other assistance.
Community/Restorative Services
The Vermont Department of Correction continues to strive towards a Community and Restorative Justice System that involves victims and the community as a crucial and central elements in a process where the focus is on the offender being as directly responsible to the victims as possible.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
A wide range of services for the Deaf, hard of hearing, and late-deafened are available from Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living. These services are unique because the State Coordinator and all of the Rehabilitation Counselors for the Deaf (RCD's) are experienced sign language users and have extensive knowledge of Deaf culture and hearing loss in general. This enables them to assist individuals to accomplish their individual career goals. They work with Deaf, hard of hearing, and late-deafened individuals. Call 1(802) 241-2401
Dementia Respite Program
The Dementia Respite Program offers a range of educational, community, and direct services to individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) and to their caregivers.
Developmental Disability Services Crisis Contact Information
Developmental Disability Crisis Services helps people who may be in need of emergency supports.
Developmental Disability Services
Developmental disability services assist children, adolescent, and adults who have a developmental disability to live, attend school, work, and recreate in their communities. Supports are provided to over 3,000 people by private non-profit developmental disability services providers throughout the state.
Disability Determination Services
The Vermont Disability Determination Services (DDS) determines the eligibility of Vermonters who apply for disability benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Medicaid.
Domestic Violence
Specialized unit that assists staff and communities around safety issues for domestic violence and child abuse.
Early Childhood Intervention Services
These are services that are available for children birth to age 3 years that have a disability or are at risk for a developmental delay.
Emergency / General Assistance
The Emergency / General Assistance Program helps individuals and families with their emergency basic needs, including housing (e.g., back rent, temporary housing, security deposit), utilities, food, and burial costs.
Emergency Mental Health Services
Emergency Mental Health Services helps people who may be in need of emergency mental health care. Call (802) 652-2000
Farm to Family
Farm To Family coupons help you to buy locally-grown fresh vegetables and fruits.
Flexible Family Funding
Provides funds for use by the family for services and supports that benefit the individual and the family to avoid the more costly and intensive out of home service cost.