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Americans with Disabilities
The ADA was signed into law on July 26, 1990. The Act prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.
Assistive Technology Resources in Vermont
Our Mission is to increase awareness and change policies to insure assistive technology (AT) is available to all Vermonters with disabilities.
Children and Family Council for Prevention Programs
The mission of the Children and Family Council for Prevention Programs is to advocate for and promote healthy children, families, and communities, and to eradicate child abuse, delinquency, and other forms of violence.
Early Childhood Workgroup
Vermont's early childhood website.
FirstStep is an interactive tool for case managers, outreach workers, and others working with people who are homeless. The information will help them assist their clients to access benefits from Federal mainstream benefit programs.
3SquaresVT (formerly called Food Stamps)
Food stamps help you buy food. They help you stretch your food budget so you can buy more and better food.
Juvenile Justice Commission
The Vermont Commission’s charge is to coordinate the efforts of state government (Judiciary, AHS, DOE, Law Enforcement) as they relate to Juvenile Justice and to work with communities to improve Vermont's system of care for children, youth and families.
Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder
Medicare prescription drug coverage will be available to everyone with Medicare, regardless of income, health status, or how you pay for prescription drugs today. Everyone with Medicare needs to make a decision about prescription drug coverage. Even if you don't use a lot of prescription drugs now, you should still consider joining a plan.
Policy Clusters
Integrated Responses to Complex Problems -- Working to End Compartmentalized Approaches
Social Security Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)
This Social Security Administration web site offers a way to easily find out if you could be eligible for benefits from any of the programs Social Security offers.
School-Based Health Centers
School-based health centers provide comprehensive physical and mental health services to children in need of care at locations accessible to children and their families.
Tobacco Evaluation and Review Board
Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Board is an independent state board located within the AHS Secretary's Office. The Board works in partnership with the Agency and the Departments of Health and Education in establishing the annual budget, program criteria, and policy development, review and evaluation of the entire tobacco control program.
Vermont Children's Trust Foundation
VCTF is a volunteer non-profit group that raises money to fund prevention programs that promote the health and well being of Vermont children, families and communities. The Vermont Children's Trust Fund awards grants to programs that meet the outcomes set forth by the Vermont Agency of Human Services.
Vermont Housing Data
The Vermont Housing Data Web site is the largest single source for Vermont-related market rate and affordable housing information.