Community Service Appropriations

Addison County Counseling Service

89 Main Street, Middlebury, VT 05753, 802-388-6751
Provides a broad array of vitally needed services to children, adolescents, adults and families facing challenges and crises in their lives. CSAC’s Emergency Service (802) 388-7641, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Addison County Home Health and Hospice, Inc.

PO Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753, (802) 388-7259
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Addison County Home Health and Hospice, Inc is a not for profit agency providing services to the county since 1968.  We provide high quality comprehensive community health care to all residents regardless of their medical condition, location, or ability to pay.

Addison County Humane Society

236 Boardman Street, Middlebury, VT 05753, (802) 388-1100

For the past 40 years, Homeward Bound has worked to foster the humane treatment of animals in our community.  We provide temporary shelter for more than 700 lost, abandoned, abused or surrendered animals each year. As the only animal shelter in our county, our programs and services meet a wide array of critical animal welfare needs and we provide them without any county, state or federal funding.  In addition to placing animals with new families, we educate the community about issues important to the welfare of animals, provide assistance to low-income pet owners, and assist law enforcement with animal cruelty and neglect investigations.


Addison County Parent/Child Center

PO Box 646, Middlebury, VT 05753, (802) 388-3171
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Provides support and education to families and assure that our community is one in which all young children get off to the right start, with the opportunity to grow up health, happy, and productive. The Center provides parenting education classes and workshops (on site and in neighboring communities), community playgroups, home visits, pregnancy prevention programs, job training, academic classes, transportation, and childcare.

Addison County Transit Resources

PO Box 532, Middlebury VT 05753, 802-388-1946
ACTR was established in 1992 to create a network of public transportation alternatives that connect the people and places in Addison County.  Our goal is to provide services that are safe, reliable, accessible and affordable for everyone.
The ACTR Shuttle Bus System is made up of six different bus routes including connections to Rutland and Burlington.  Our Dial-a-Ride (demand response) System takes commuters, elders and persons with disabilities, Medicaid-eligible residents and many other vulnerable populations to work, doctors' appointments, grocery stores and meal sites.
For more information about ACTR's services, call 388-1946, TDD Relay 711, or go to

Bixby Memorial Library

258 Main Street, Vergennes VT 05491, 802- 877-2211 
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The Bixby Memorial  Library is a cultural resource, a historic gem and a hub of activity and exploration for all ages and individuals in the area towns.  Bixby provides print and audio books, downloadable e-books and online classes as well as public access computers, WIFI 24/7 and active year round programming for children and adults.  Bixby also offers meeting space for public use.  Hours are Tuesday-Thursday: 10 am-7 pm and Friday-Saturday: 10 am-3 pm.
Panton’s representatives on the Bixby Board of Directors Are Bethanie Farrell and Tom Morgan.

Champlain Valley Agency on Aging (CVAA)

76 Pearl Street, Suite 201, Essex Junction, VT 05452
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CVAA empowers seniors to live well. From information, a hot delivered or community meal, or full case management services — we can help. Our services are provided to seniors and caregivers, regardless of financial status. Call our Senior HelpLine at 800-642-5119 or email us to see how we can help you.

Elderly Services

PO Box 581, Middlebury, VT 05753, (802) 388-3983
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Project Independence is an adult day program for elders providing safe, medically oriented daytime care that includes social activities, specialized transportation to and from home, hot meals, individualized nursing care, personal care, educational programs and entertainment, respite for family caregivers. In addition to daytime care services, our staff also provides care giving education and emotional support to family members whose elderly relative attends our center. Our monthly Caregiver Support Group is open to all caregivers and takes place on the third Friday of each month.

John W. Graham Emergency Shelter

69 Main Street, Vergennes, VT 05491, (802) 877-2677
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PO Box 165, 282 Boardman Street, Middlebury, VT 05753, (802) 388-3608
Strives to reduce the effects of poverty in Addison County by providing low-income residents with opportunities for becoming more self-reliant through emergency, basic and enrichment programs delivered in an environment of recognition and respect.

Hospice Volunteer Services (HVS)
PO Box 772, Middlebury, VT 05753, (802) 388-4111
Offers free programs and services in three focal areas. Primary commitment is to provide trained hospice volunteers to support people with terminal illnesses and their families. Hospice volunteers offer practical and emotional support tailored to the individual needs of each patient and family.  Volunteers come to the patient, be they in homes, nursing homes, community care homes and the hospital. HVS also offers free bereavement support to all residents of Addison County in the form of one-on-one counseling and bereavement support groups. HVS serves as a resource and leader in providing education and support -- at local schools, businesses and community-sponsored events -- throughout Addison County around issues of end-of-life care, death and bereavement.


48 Court Street, Middlebury, VT 05753, (802) 388-4397
Volunteer management service offering individuals of all ages the opportunity to share their experience, skills and time by volunteering for local non-profit organizations. RSVP recruits, places and supports its volunteers, providing them with meaningful opportunities to contribute to their community. Addison County’s non-profits’ needs are met in critical areas such as human service, health, state and local government, education, literacy and the arts.


PO Box 67 Middlebury,VT 05753
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24 hour HOTLINE:(802) 388-4205 or 800-388-4205, 
The Supervised Visitation Program: (802) 388-6783; Business:(802) 388-9180
Provides services to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children; 24-hour hotline; safety planning;support and advocacy such as during hospital visits necessitated by injuries inflicted by perpetrators. Offer supervised visitation in a safe, neutral, child friendly environment to ensure children and parent safety.