Vermont residents can use Vermont Screen Door to find out what state programs they or their family may be eligible for. This an online screening tool that helps determine if you or your family are eligible for Vermont programs, and how to apply for them.
Human service agencies and groups
- Alcohol & Drugs
- Children, Youth & Families
- Health & The Environment
- Health Promotion & Chronic Disease
- Immunizations & Infectious Disease
- Local Health Offices
- Public Health Laboratory
- Health Statistics & Vital Records
- Health Professional & Systems
- Emergency Preparedness, EMS & Injury Prevention
- Public Health Response
- Assistive technology: A system to ensure the integration of Assistive Technology to Vermonters with disabilities
- Blind & Visually Impaired: Helps Vermonters with blindness or visual impairment work and live independently
- Licensing & Protection: Licensing of health care providers, investigating complaints and allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
- Vocational Rehabilitation: Helps Vermonters with disabilities prepare for and find employment
Vermont Department of Children and Families was created in 2004 by a merger of the Office of Child Support (OCS), the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), the Department of Prevention, Assistance, Transition, and Health Access (PATH), and the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (SRS).
- Child Development Division: (formerly Child Care Services of SRS) Promotes and supports safe, accessible, quality child care for Vermont families
- Office of Child Support: Helps Vermonters establish and enforce child support to Vermont children
- Family Services: (formerly known as SRS) Administers Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare Services, a Resources Unit (Foster Care, Residential Services, Transitional Services, Adoption, and Contracted Services), and the Child Safety Unit (ESP, SIU)
- Economic Services Division: (formerly known as PATH) Administers food stamps, Medicaid, cash assistance, and emergency assistance programs
- Office of Economic Opportunity: Administers weatherization services, support for community-based anti-poverty efforts, and food and nutrition services, including nutrition education, commodity food distribution, and farmer's market food coupon distribution
- Vermont Family Network (VFN) promotes better health, education, and well-being for all children and families, with a focus on children and young adults with special needs.
- Vermont Special Olympics is a year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
- Map of Services for Young Children in Vermont and New Hampshire (PDF)