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Aging & Elderly Resources

Senior Helpline
The Senior HelpLine is an information and assistance resource for people aged 60 and older.  Staffed by knowledgeable professionals at Vermont’s Area Agencies on Aging, the Senior HelpLine can answer questions and help identify resources to assist people in aging successfully. 

Support and Services at Home (SASH)
412 Farrell St, Suite 100
South Burlington, Vermont 05403
Phone: (802) 863-2224
Fax: (802) 863-6661
Toll-free: 833-863-2224
TTY/TTD: 800-253-0191

Adult Services Division – DAIL
280 State Drive, HC2 South
Waterbury, VT 05671-2070
Phone: (802) 241-0294
Fax: (802) 241-0385

Age Well
Phone: (802) 865-0360
Serving: Addison, Chittenden, Franklin & Grand Isle Counties

Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging
Phone: 800-642-5119

Central Vermont Council on Aging
59 N. Main Street Suite 200
Barre, VT 05641
Help-Line: 1 (802) 477-1364
Toll Free: 1 (800) 642-5119
Phone: 802) 479-0531
Fax: (802) 479-4235

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging
Rutland Office: (802) 786-5990
Bennington Office: (802) 442-5436

Senior Solutions
38 Pleasant Street
Springfield, VT 05156
Phone: (802) 885-2669
Fax: (802) 357-4721
Help Line: 866-673-8376

Office of the Public Guardian
The Office of Public Guardian (OPG), acting under court authority, provides public guardianship where there is no friend or family member to serve as guardian, and the individual needs a public guardian to protect his or her rights or welfare. Serving adults with developmental disabilities and people age 60 or older with mental disabilities.
Phone: (802) 828-2143
Fax: (802) 828-0243

Vermont Center for Independent Living
Programs include AgrAbility for farmers with disabilities, Community Access Program for ADA accessibility issues in the community, Peer Support, Home Access Program for accessibility in the home, Meals on Wheels, Sue Williams Freedom Fund for funding for AT, Rise Fund for COVID-related expenses, Vermont Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program, Youth Transitions Program, and the Deaf Independence Program.
11 East State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
Phone: (802) 229-0501
Toll-Free: 800-639-1522
Fax: (802) 229-0503

Elder Law Project (Vermont Legal Aid)
Toll-Free: 1-800-889-2047

State Long-Term Care Ombudsman (Vermont Legal Aid)
The SLTCOP protects the safety, welfare, and rights of Vermonters in nursing homes, residential care homes, and people using Choices for Care home and community-based services. An Ombudsman’s primary responsibility is to investigate and resolve complaints on behalf of individuals.
Phone: 1-800-889-2047

Office of Healthcare Advocate
Vermont’s HCA HelpLine is a free resource available to help all Vermonters solve healthcare-related problems.
Toll-Free: 1-800-971-7787

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