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Domestic Violence Resources

If you are in need of domestic violence support, including hotline assistance or a shelter, or know someone who needs help in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, the following resources and organizations may be helpful:

Aware Domestic & Sexual Violence Services. Hotline: (802) 472-6463. Provides 24 hotline, assistance in obtaining Relief from Abuse Orders, safe housing, support, and referrals.

Umbrella. Hotline:(802) 748-8645 (Caledonia & Essex Counties); (802) 334-0148 (Orleans & Northern Essex Counties). Offers support and advocacy for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, stalking, teen dating violence, violence related to gender, human trafficking, and more.

VT Network For a Violence Free Vermont. Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. Offers links to resources throughout Vermont.

Domestic Violence Emergency Hotline – 24-hour Hotline

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Other Vermont Hotlines & Support Resources:

The following is a list of hotlines and support resources available to Vermonters and people in the Northeast Kingdom. Please note: this is not a comprehensive list, but serves as a guide and starting point for those looking for help and support.


AIDS/HIV Hotline (Vermont)
Hotline 800-882-2437

Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Vermont Alcohol & Abuse Programs (ADAP)

Child Abuse

Department For Children & Families (DCF)
Vermont’s Child Protection Hotline

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont
1-800-CHILDREN (800-244-5373)

Disability Services

Disability Rights
1-800-834-7890 or 802-229-1355

Eating Disorders

National Association of Anorexia and Associated Disorders

Gender Identity & Support

Outright Vermont Hotline

Legal Assistance

Have Justice Will Travel

Vermont Legal Aid
1-800-889-2047 (State-wide)

Teen Crisis / Runaway Hotline

National Youth Crisis Hotline
1-800-448-4663 (24-hour)

Mental Health

Vermont Association for Mental Health

Pregnancy & Post-Partum

Depression After Delivery

Pregnancy Risk Information Service

Suicide Prevention Hotline

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
1-800-273-TALK (802-273-8255)

The Hope Line – Hotline