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General Resources

  • ATSA- Research on Sexual Offender Residence Restrictions.  Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers believes that whenever possible, development and implementation of social policies should be based on research. This article discusses public policy on residence restrictsons for those convicted of child sex crimes and being released back into the community.
  • Child Protection Registry. Under Vermont law, you may request a search to help you decide whether to hire or retain a specific individual to provide care, custody, treatment, transportation, or supervision of children or vulnerable adults—on either a paid or volunteer basis.
  • Myth and Facts about Sex Offenders. This document serves to inform citizens, policy makers, and practitioners about sex offenders and their victims, addressing the facts that underlie common assumptions both true and false in this rapidly evolving field.
  • Stop It Now's Online Help Center. Confidential, online access to information about keeping children safe and getting help for everyone. Parents, survivors, family & friends, professionals, and people worried about their own thoughts or behaviors can use this interactive tool for guidance.
  • Vermont Automated Notification (VAN) Service. VAN is the Department of Correction's free and confidential victim notification and information service, which is available to anyone. To find out the custody or supervision status of an offender or to register for notification, call 1-866-976-8267 toll free or register online.
  • Vermont Center for Crime Victim’s Services. Provides information for victims of crime in Vermont, including the Vermont Victim Services Resource Directory; supports and guides victims through the criminal justice system; and provides limited financial assistance to victims of violent crime. 1-800-750-1213
  • Vermont Sex Offender Registry. This website contains information on sexual offenders in Vermont who are required to register and whose information we are legislatively allowed to post to the internet. The information on this site does not represent all of the registered sex offenders in Vermont.
  • Vermont Victim Services Resource Directory. A tool to help victims of crime find appropriate resources, published by the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services.
  • Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging, & Independent Living. The Department is part of the Agency of Human Services and provides a variety of services to Vermonters who are over the age of 60 or who have a disability
  • Vermont Department of Mental Health. The Department of Mental Health (DMH) consists of two programmatic divisions: Adult and Child, Adolescent, and Family Mental Health Units. Direct services are provided by private, non-profit service providers called Designated Agencies located throughout the state
  • Vermont Department of Health. The Health Department’s many programs and initiatives help Vermonters live fuller, healthier lives from birth through old age
  • Domestic Violence Resources