Skip to content

Metnal & Healthcare Resources

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Dial 9-8-8

Vermont Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information.
Text “VT” to 741741

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
Toll-Free (800) 662-4357
TTY: (800) 487-4889

NAMI Vermont
NAMI Vermont supports, educates, and advocates so that all communities, families, and individuals affected by mental health challenges can build better lives.
600 Blair Park Road, Suite 301
Williston VT 05495
Toll-Free: (800) 639-6480
Phone: (802) 876-7949

Vermont Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
The Vermont Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health exists to support families and children where a child or youth, age 0-22, is experiencing or at risk of experiencing emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges.
PO Box 1577
Williston, VT 05495
Toll-Free: (800) 639-6071
Phone: (802) 876-7021

Department of Mental Health
Commissioner Emily Hawes
280 State Drive, NOB 2 North
Waterbury, VT 05671-2010
Phone: (802) 241-0090
Fax: (802) 241-0100

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

Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital
350 Fisher Rd
Montpelier, VT 05633
Phone: (802) 828-3300

Vermont Department of Financial Regulation
VDFR is committed to protecting consumers against unfair and unlawful business practices in banking, investments, insurance, and captive insurance while ensuring those licensed to provide services remain financially healthy. The Department’s work ensures that all Vermonters can access financial and insurance-related services with confidence 
Toll-Free: 1-800-631-7788

Department of Vermont Health Access
The Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA), within the State of Vermont’s Agency of Human Services, is responsible for administering the Vermont Medicaid health insurance program and Vermont’s state-based exchange for health insurance.
280 State Drive, NOB 1 South
Waterbury, Vermont 05671-1010
Phone: (802) 879-5900
Fax: (802) 241-0260

Medical Practice Board
The Vermont Board of Medical Practice protects and promotes the health and safety of Vermonters by ensuring professional integrity through the licensure of healthcare practitioners and the investigation of complaints in a fair manner that is respectful to all parties.
Phone: (802) 657-4220

Designated Hospitals

Brattleboro Retreat
1 Anna Marsh Lane
P.O. Box 803
Brattleboro, VT, 05302
Toll-Free: (800) 738-7328
Phone: (802) 258-3700

Central Vermont Medical Center
130 Fisher Road
Berlin, VT 05602
Phone: (802) 371-4100

Rutland Regional Medical Center
160 Allen Street
Rutland, VT 05701
Phone: (802) 775-7111

University of Vermont Medical Center
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Toll-Free (800) 358-1144
Phone: (802) 847-0000

Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center – WRJ
163 Veterans Drive
White River Junction, VT 05001
Phone: (802) 295-9363 ext 5760

Windham Center
1 Hospital Court
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
Phone: (802) 463-1346

Designated Agencies

The Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living (DAIL) designates one Designated Agency (DA) in each geographic region of the state as responsible for ensuring needed services are available within their region.

Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC)
The Counseling Service of Addison County is committed to promoting stable and safe communities by helping people live emotionally healthy and satisfying lives.
89 Main St
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: (802) 388-6751
Help-Line: (802) 388-7641

United Counseling Service
UCS provides emergency services to any child, youth, school, family, or caregiver in Bennington County who needs help to deal with a youth-related mental health crisis.
100 Ledge Hill Drive
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: (802) 442-5491

Washington County Mental Health Services (WCMHS)
WCMHS serves all individuals and families coping with the challenges of developmental and intellectual disabilities, mental health, and substance use by providing trauma-informed services to support them as they achieve their highest potential and best possible quality of life.
885 South Barre Road
Barre, VT 05670
Phone: (802) 229-0591

Northeast Kingdom Human Services (NKHS)
NKHS provides a full continuum of care to adults in the community who are experiencing stressors of daily life, acute emotional distress, serious and persistent mental illness, and co-occurring substance use disorders.
181 Crawford Farm Road, Derby, VT or 2225 Portland Street, St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819
Phone: (802) 334-6744 or (802) 748-3181

Howard Center
Howard Center serves children, adults, families, and communities as the designated provider for mental health and developmental disability services and the preferred provider for substance use services in Chittenden County.
Help-Line: (802) 488-7777
Phone: (802) 488-6000

Northwestern Counseling and Support Services, Inc. 
Northwestern Counseling and Support Services ensures that the residents of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties have access to high-quality services, which promote healthy living and emotional well-being.
107 Fisher Pond Road St Albans, VT 05478
Phone: (802) 524-6554
Toll Free in VT: (800) 834-7793
Fax: (802) 524-3894

Lamoille County Mental Health
Lamoille County Mental Health Services is a nonprofit organization providing quality developmental and behavioral health to the Lamoille Valley area, enhancing independence and quality of life.
72 Harrel Street
Morrisville, VT 05661
Phone (802) 888-5026
Fax (802) 888-6393

Upper Valley Services, Inc.
Upper Valley Services provides inclusive and person-centered supports for people to live their best lives and is a member organization of Vermont Care Partners.
267 Waits River Road
Bradford, VT 05033
Phone: (802) 222-9235

66 Dickerson Road Route 100 B
Moretown, VT 05660
Phone: (802) 496-7830
Fax: (802) 496-7833

1540 VT Rt. 66,
Randolph, VT 05060
Phone: (802) 728-4476
Fax: (802) 728-6741

Rutland Mental Health Services, Inc.
Community Care Network is comprised of Rutland Mental Health Services and Rutland Community Programs. The mission of CCN is to enhance the health and well-being of our communities, individuals and families through responsive, innovative and collaborative services. The programs of Community Care Network serve more than 3,000 people each year throughout Rutland County. 
78 South Main Street
Rutland, VT 05701
Help-Line: (802) 775-1000
Intake: (802) 775-2381

Washington County Mental Health Services, Inc.
Washington County Mental Health Services (WCMHS) is designated by Vermont Statute to provide a wide variety of support and treatment opportunities for children, adolescents, families, and adults living with the challenges of mental illness, emotional and behavioral issues, substance use disorder, and intellectual/developmental disabilities. 
885 South Barre Road
Barre, VT 05670
Phone: (802) 229-0591

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern Vermont    
HCRS recognizes that individual lives and needs are frequently complex and that no single organization or agency can address all of them. To assist in the provision of coordinated and comprehensive care, HCRS works collaboratively with over 60 area service providers, healthcare agencies, and community organizations to meet the needs of those who live in our communities.
390 River Street
Springfield, VT 05156
Phone: (802) 886-4500

51 Fairview Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
(802) 254-6028

49 School Street
Hartford, VT 05047
(802) 295-3031

Skip to content