Life skills learning center for young male adults, ages 18 and over
Summer program for Vermont children, ages 8-11, with emotional and behavioral disorders.
Free residential program for young men and women, ages 16-24, that empowers youth to take responsibility for their employability through the integration of vocational skills and academic achievement.
Services include therapeutic residential program for pregnant and parenting teens and young women, teen pregnancy prevention program, parent education and support.
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for young adults, 16-24.
Three-week long summer camp program in July for 11-13 year old girls from Chittenden County.
Educational evaluations, individual instruction, diagnostic teaching, counseling, and school consultation for children and adults with learning differences.
Legal help with special education, abuse, guardianship, discrimination, assistive technology, vocational rehabilitation issues, domestic violence, custody, parental kidnapping, health care issues.
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Support, education and advocacy for families affected by the severe mental illness of a loved one. Visit Bipolar Disorder.
Support, education, and advocacy. Visit Asperger Syndrome.
Provides information and support to Vermonters with Autism Spectrum Disorder, their families, service providers and other interested citizens, and to advocate for the right of each person with Autism and their families to a fulfilling life within the community. Visit Asperger Syndrome.
Public health insurance program sponsored by the state of Vermont for children under the age of 19. Visit Family Health.
Grassroots network of families and friends speaking on behalf of children with special health care needs. Visit Special Education.
An organization of parents in the state offering support and information to parents of young children newly diagnosed as having a disability or special health care need. Visit Learning Disabilities.
Child abuse prevention, education and advocacy. Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.
Prevention programs and public awareness activities to help adults take responsibility for preventing the sexual abuse of children BEFORE a child is harmed. Visit Abuse: Physical, Sexual, Emotional, Neglect.
Citizen's organization working to promote mental health and mental health services. Visit Teen Depression.
Easy access to information for victims of crime in Vermont. You can look up court dockets, search for offender information or find a survivor group that meets your needs. Visit When Your Teen is in Trouble with the Law.
Advocacy, empowerment, and social change. Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.
Offers educational and developmental opportunities that improve the quality of life for children with special needs and their families.
Defends and advances the rights of people with mental health and disability issues. Visit Special Education.
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Child Abuse Hotline
Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline
National Suicide Hotline
Child Abuse/Neglect in Vermont
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