Notice

Lamoille Family Center cares about the health of our community. Our building and Child Care Center are currently closed but we are working remotely and providing limited services through the phone and mail.

For food cards, gas cards, diapers, or other supports, call 802-888-5229 x 151. Leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and your exact need and someone will get back to you.

To reach a staff member from LFC, please email, call the staff member’s work cell phone directly or call 802-888-5229  x 151 and leave a message stating your name, phone number and the staff member you are trying to reach.

To apply for Child Care Financial Assistance, click here to print out, complete, and mail a form to LFC.  There are also hard copies of forms in the black mailbox next to the entrance of LFC called “Application for Child Care Financial Assistance.”  Place your completed form, in an envelope, in the big Drop Box (also next to the entrance of the building.) Someone will be in touch as soon as possible.

Questions? Call Lamoille Family Center and leave a detailed message: 802-888-5229 x 151

 

Resources for Families

We hope these resources are helpful to you.  If you are not sure who to call, call us here at Lamoille Family Center: 802-888-5229 x151

Health, Safety, Support

Copley Hospital

Information and resources on COVID-19 and on hospital care in Lamoille

 

Lamoille County Mental Health Services

Offers 24/7 crisis service for children and adults, working in collaboration with local hospital, primary care, law enforcement, other human services and school programs (including LFC.)

Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM / Friday 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM 1-(802)-888-5026

Nights, Weekends, and Holidays 1-(802)-888-8888 (Ask to page Crisis Team or Emergency Services)

 

Crisis Text Line – free, 24/7 crisis support by text message

If you are feeling anxious, depressed, suicidal, unsafe, or in a crisis, text HOME to 741741 to connect with a trained Crisis Counselor

Text HOME to 741741

 

Clarina Howard Nichols Center

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic or sexual violence, call Free and Confidential 24 hour hotline (802) 888-5256

 

North Central Vermont Recovery Center

802-851-8120

Links to Zoom Meetings and contacts for support can be found here

 

VT Helplink – Recovery Support

VT Helplink is your statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services in Vermont.  Helplink services are free and confidential. The call center is open 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. weekdays, and 8:00 a.m to -6:00 p.m. weekends and holidays, 365 days per year.  Call 802-565-LINK

 

Pride Center of Vermont 

Visit Pride Center’s website for LGBTQ+ Resources

 

 

Food Resources

Lamoille Community Food Share

Curbside pick-up Monday-Friday 9-11:30, Saturday 9:30-11

802-888-6550

 

WIC

The WIC Program (Women, Infants and Children) provides access to healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals to health care and other community resources.  They also offer TeleWIC – call for more details.

Morrisville Office: Call 802-888-7447 or text VTWIC to 855-11 to sign up!

 

Meals for families with children under age 18:

Lamoille North Supervisory Union

Curbside pick-up hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Covering schools in: Belvidere, Cambridge, Eden, Hyde Park, Johnson, Waterville, Lamoille Middle School, Lamoille High School, Green Mountain Technology & Career Center

 

Lamoille South Supervisory Union

Pick-up Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 9:30 – 11:00 am

Serving schools in Morrisville, Stowe, and Elmore

 

Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union

Complete the form to identify if you currently are on the bus route and if not they will help identify a location close to you where you can pick up your meals.  If you are not on a bus route, you will be able to pick up meals at Hazen Union, Hardwick Elementary, or Craftsbury Academy through a grab and go option.

 

 

 

Household Supplies and Essentials

Lamoille Family Center

For food cards, gas cards, diapers or other essentials, please call 802-888-5229 x 151. Leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and your exact need and someone will get back to you.

 

Capstone Community Action

Call 1-800-639-8710 to arrange a curbside pick-up of household items such as toilet paper, paper towels, soap, dental items, feminine products, diapers, etc.

 

 

Legal Support

Vermont Legal Help

The link above is full of good information and links regarding legal matters around housing, trials, taxes, utilities, and more.

Vermont Legal Aid and Legal Services Vermont work together to provide free civil (not criminal) legal help to low-income people who live in Vermont and their services are free.

Call and leave a message anytime: 1-800-889-2047 or you can fill out a form: Legal Help Request Form.

 

Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19

printable booklet: Great resource for parents with young children

NASP: Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID-19

PBS: How to Talk to Your Kids About Corona Virus

Zero to Three: More Links and Tips to Talk with your children about Corona Virus

For Child Care Programs and Children's Integrated Services Providers

Department for Children and Families

CDD Guidance and supports for child care programs related to COVID-19

 

Let’s Grow Kids: regularly updated

COVID-19 Information for Vermont Early Childhood Programs

Essential Workers seeking Child Care

VT Dept Public Safety

If you are an essential worker seeking childcare, fill out the form for assistance securing child care.

 

Unemployment Insurance Information

Vermont Department of Labor

Fill out an online form for unemployment claim

or call 877-214-3332

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Events & Activities at a Glance

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Dec 12

On Hold: Baby Chat! Morrisville

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dec 18

Outright VT FNG (Friday Night Group)

December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Virtual Parent Ed: Baffled By Behavior

Wednesday, November 18 6:30PM via Zoom Are you stumped by your child's tantrums and other challenging behaviors? Join us as we host Rachael Cook for a workshop about how to understand and address everyday behaviors with toddlers and children. Parents and caregivers...

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Playgroups and Caregiver Chat

Lamoille Family Center's Playgroup  has pivoted to offer opportunities for families and young children to socialize in a safe and healthy way! Tuesdays 10am – 11am: Rail Trail Stroll Join us at the Johnson Food Shelf Parking Lot before the Mill Park entrance along the...

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