Connecting Older Adults with Community Resources

CVCOA helps connect older adults and their loved ones with community resources that help people live independently in their homes and communites. Explore the resources below or call the CVCOA Helpline at 1-802-477-1364 to speak with our information and assistance team. 

The resources below include information and contact details for home care providers, community partners, mental health, legal services, elder abuse, end of life choices, and social connection and wellness. Visit our Resources and Support page for more information about CVCOA services, food and fuel assistance, transportation, and health insurance counseling. 

For information about Elder Abuse reporting and prevention, visit our Elder Abuse page.

Homecare Providers

Armistead Senior Care

Website

Shelburne, VT
Toll-free 1 (866) 284-1912
1 (802) 489-5682

Providing non-medical elder care services including personal care, homemaking and companionship/respite services.

Bayada Home Health Care

Website

South Burlington, VT
Toll-free 1 (877) 784-7138
1 (802) 655-7111

Since 1975, BAYADA Home Health Care has had a special purpose to help people have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity. Providing medical services including nursing care, RNs and LPNS, as well as various non-medical homecare services.

Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice

Website

VT
1 (802) 223-1878
1 (802) 224-2241

Home Health Agency providing nursing care; physical, occupational and speech therapists; home health aides; medical social workers; Hospice and palliative care; homemaker services. Serving Washington County and northern Orange County. Call 802-224-2241 for information.

Griswold Home Care

Williston, VT
1 (802) 662-1799

Non-medical elder care services including personal care, homemaking and companionship/respite services.

Hands at Home Care Services

Website

Waitsfield, VT
Toll-free 1 (800) 682-5220

Non-medical elder care services including personal care, homemaking and companionship/respite services.

Home Instead Senior Care (South Burlington)

Website

South Burlington, VT
1 (802) 860-4663

Shelburne, VT 802-318-4008

Non-medical elder care services including personal care, homemaking and companionship/respite services.

Hope Home Care Services

Website

Bethel, VT
1 (802) 234-9653

Non-medical elder care services including personal care, homemaking and companionship/respite services.

Lamoille Home Health & Hospice

Website

1 (802) 888-4651

Home Health Agency providing nursing care; physical, occupational and speech therapists; home health aides; medical social workers; Hospice and palliative care; homemaker services. Call 802-888-4651 for information.

Love is…LLC

Website

Craftsbury, VT
1 (802) 586-9133

Non-medical elder care services including personal care, homemaking and companionship/respite services.

Loving Home Care Assistance

Website

Essex Junction, VT
1 (802) 489-4927
1 (802) 829-0338

Non-medical elder care services including personal care, homemaking and companionship/respite services.

Tender Loving Homecare, LLC

Website

Barre, VT
1 (802) 622-1112
1 (802) 522-9149

Non-medical elder care services including personal care, homemaking and companionship/respite services.

TLC Nursing Associates & TLC Home Care Services (Barre)

Website

Barre, VT
Toll-free 1 (888) 414-0703
1 (802) 735-1290

Providing medical services including nursing care, RNs and LPNS, as well as various non-medical homecare services.

Visiting Angels

Website

Burlington, VT
Toll-free 1 (800) 365-4189

Provider of home care for elders

VNA & Hospice of VT & NH

Website

VT
Toll-free 1 (888) 300-8853

Home Health Agency providing nursing care; physical, occupational and speech therapists; home health aides; medical social workers; Hospice and palliative care; homemaker services. Serves 70 towns in Vermont including Orange County and the towns of Granville, Hancock & Pittsfield

VNH also provides private-duty non-medical personal care services through Help at Home: Toll-Free: 1-844-524-9921 

Community Partners

Green Mountain Support Services

Learn More

93 James Road
Morrisville, VT 05661
1 (802) 888-7602

Ensuring our neighbors with disabilities are at home in the community. 

Pride Support Services Inc.

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38 Summer St.
Barre, VT 05641
1 (802) -47-9-5801

The mission of Pride is to enhance the quality of life for individuals who have been diagnosed with a cognitive or physical disability or who have survived a traumatic brain injury.  This will be done through support and guidance, which will afford them the opportunity, with the assistance of their family, friends, and support team, to discover personal choice and control in the development of their present and future. 

Support and Services At Home (S.A.S.H)

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412 Farrell St.
Suite 100
South Burlington, VT 05403
1 (802) 863-2224
Toll-free 1 (800) 253-0191

SASH coordinates the resources of social-service agencies, community health providers and nonprofit housing organizations to support Vermonters who live independently at home. Individualized, on-site support is provided by a wellness nurse and a care coordinator.

Vermont Association of Blind & Visually Impaired (VABVI)

Website

VT
1 (802) 505-4006

The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (VABVI) is the only private agency to offer training, services, and support to visually impaired Vermonters. Our mission is to enable Vermonters who are blind or visually impaired, to be more independent, cultivate adaptive skills and improve their quality of life.

Vermont Center for Independent Living

Website

VT
1 (888) 254-3323

People with disabilities working together for dignity, independence and civil rights.

Mental Health

Pathways Vermont Support Line

Pathways Vermont Support Line Webpage

VT
Toll-free 1 (833) 888-2557
1 (888) 492-8218

Are you struggling with a challenging situation? Do you have feelings of sadness, loneliness, isolation, anger, or depression? You don’t have to face it alone. Talk with a caring person who understands what you’re going through by calling or texting our confidential Our line is open 24/7.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources Website

VT

The website provides a list of resources from Vermont's Agency of Human Services, Department of Mental health. Free and confidential support for people in distress. Trained crisis counselor and peer support options for everyone, including veterans and LGBTQ+ people. Call or text 988. 

Washington County Mental Health Elder Care Program

Elder Treatment Services Webpage

P.O. Box 647
Montpelier, VT 05601
1 (800) 273-8255

WCMHS provides in-home psychological support for our growing older population in collaboration with Lamoille County Mental Health Services and the Clara Martine Center. With offices in Washington, Lamoille and Orange counties, WCMHS offers Elder Treatment Services to individuals referred by the Council on Aging as well as area community resources. Contact the CVCOA Helpline at 802-477-1364 to inquire about this program.

Legal, Power of Attorney, Wills

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Website

US
1 (703) 942-5711

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys has a member directory which you can search for individuals who work with older clients, people with special needs and their families.
Contact them at 703-942-5711 or www.naela.org.

Pathways Vermont Support Line

Pathways Vermont Support Line Webpage

VT
Toll-free 1 (833) 888-2557
1 (888) 492-8218

Are you struggling with a challenging situation? Do you have feelings of sadness, loneliness, isolation, anger, or depression? You don’t have to face it alone. Talk with a caring person who understands what you’re going through by calling or texting our confidential Our line is open 24/7.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources Website

VT

The website provides a list of resources from Vermont's Agency of Human Services, Department of Mental health. Free and confidential support for people in distress. Trained crisis counselor and peer support options for everyone, including veterans and LGBTQ+ people. Call or text 988. 

Vermont Ethics Network

Access Forms

61 Elm St.
Montpelier, VT 05602
1 (802) 828-2909

Working to increase awareness of ethical issues, values and choices in health and health care. Providing Advance Directive forms for health care and medical orders, plus information on medical decision making, medical ethics, and palliative and end of life care. 

Vermont Legal Aid’s Elder Law Project

Website

VT
1 (800) 889-2047

Vermont Legal Aid’s Elder Law Project provides free legal advice and representation to persons over 60 in a broad range of civil legal areas (not criminal), including housing, healthcare, public benefits, abuse and exploitation cases, planning for incapacity, residential care issues, guardianship, veterans’ issues. 

Washington County Mental Health Elder Care Program

Elder Treatment Services Webpage

P.O. Box 647
Montpelier, VT 05601
1 (800) 273-8255

WCMHS provides in-home psychological support for our growing older population in collaboration with Lamoille County Mental Health Services and the Clara Martine Center. With offices in Washington, Lamoille and Orange counties, WCMHS offers Elder Treatment Services to individuals referred by the Council on Aging as well as area community resources. Contact the CVCOA Helpline at 802-477-1364 to inquire about this program.

LGBTQ+ Resources

All Things LGBTQ Interview Show on ORCA Media

Website

VT

LGBTQ news and interviews and discussion of LGBTQ issues

Out in the Open VT

Website

VT

Connecting rural LGBTQ people to build community, visibility, knowledge, and power.

Pride Center Momentum Program

Website

VT

Momentum is a network of LGBTQ+ Vermonters working to create opportunities for a vibrant, diverse, safe, and joyful community of adults over the age of 55.

Pride Center Vermont

Website

VT
1 (802) 860-7812

Pride Center of Vermont (PCVT) is the region’s most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and the health and safety of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Vermonters.

Rainbow Umbrella of Central Vermont Facebook Page

Facebook Page

LGBTQ adults of all ages from Central Vermont have come together to plan and execute events to foster community and increase LGBTQ visibility in the region.

Sage USA

Website

US

A national advocacy and services organization that’s been looking out for LGBTQ and elders since 1978. Sage USA builds welcoming communities and keeps LGBTQ and elder issues in the national conversation to ensure a fulfilling future for all LGBTQ people.

Elder Abuse

Vermont Legal Aid’s Elder Law Project

Website

VT
1 (800) 889-2047

Vermont Legal Aid’s Elder Law Project provides free legal advice and representation to persons over 60 in a broad range of civil legal areas (not criminal), including housing, healthcare, public benefits, abuse and exploitation cases, planning for incapacity, residential care issues, guardianship, veterans’ issues. 

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Website

The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.

End of Life Choices

Compassion and Choices

Website

Compassion & Choices improves care, expands options and empowers everyone to chart their end-of-life journey. We envision a society that affirms life and accepts the inevitability of death, embraces expanded options for compassionate dying, and empowers everyone to choose end-of-life care that reflects their values, priorities, and beliefs. Tools include FreeWill, a Dementia Values and Priorities Tool, Pride in a Box Toolkit, and more.

Patient Choices Vermont

Website

VT
1 (802) 448-0542

Patient Choices Vermont (PCV) is dedicated to educating Vermonters on Medical Aid in Dying. Vermont's Patient Choice at End of Life Law (Act 39), enacted in May 2013, enables terminally ill Vermont residents who are capable of making their own medical decisions the option to request and receive medication that they can use to bring about a peaceful death if and when they so choose.

The Conversation Project

Website

1 (617) 391-9913

Helping people share their wishes for care through the end of life.

Social Connection and Wellness

Nutrition and Aging Resource Center

Website

Resources for older adults on topics related to nutrition, connection, and wellness.