Address: 105 Prior Dr, Rutland, VT 05701
Local Contact: Nanci Gordon, Outreach Specialist, Rutland and Bennington Counties
Mission of Organization?: Vermont 211 is the number to dial to find out about hundreds of important community resources, like emergency food and shelter, disability services, counseling, senior services, health care, child care, drug and alcohol programs, legal assistance, transportation agencies, educational and volunteer opportunities, and much more.
How does Mission of your Org relate to Project Vision, or advance PV’s Mission?: Through 211,the public can get information and referrals related to health, safety, and improving their quality of life in many regards.
How would your Org like to collaborate with other individuals or organizations?: Our Outreach Specialists and Resource Specialists gather information by regularly attending community meetings throughout the state and contacting agencies directly to complete a formal update process at least annually.
Looking to have your agency, organization, or program included?
Vermont 2-1-1 welcomes new agencies, programs and services. If you are interested in joining our database, apply for inclusion at:
What opportunities are there for your Org to become more involved with PV?: Outreach Specialist seeking to participate in as many community groups and events as possible.
What is the greatest challenge with which your Org needs help?: Keeping database information about new and existing resources current–and spreading the word that 211 is your first step toward solving everyday problems or when you are facing difficult times.
The Vermont 2-1-1 database contains detailed descriptions of programs and services available to Vermonters that are provided by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others.
Services fall under the following general categories:
- Basic Needs
- Consumer Services
- Criminal Justice and Legal Services
- Environment/Public Health/Public Safety
- Health Care
- Income Support and Employment
- Individual and Family Life
- Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
- Organizational/Community Services
Types of agencies in the database include:
- Federal, state and local entities
- Community Action Agencies
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Churches, service organizations and civic groups that provide services to the public
- Out-of-state entities that offer services to Vermonters
- And more
We are constantly adding new resources to our database, but at last count it contains 1,010 agencies that provide 10,031 services across 2,941 programs.