Health

ACT 1 (Howard Center)

Act 1 provides 24/7 information, referral, screening and assessment services for individuals of all ages who are or are suspected to be incapacitated due to alcohol or other drugs.

802-488-6425

ASSIST Crisis Stabilization (Howard Center)

ASSIST helps any adult resident of Chittenden County who is experiencing a psychiatric crisis. The program is volun­tary and referrals are evaluated on a case-by-case basis to individualize treatment.

802-488-6411

Community Health Center

The Community Health Centers of Burlington offer a complete array of services at multiple sites throughout Chittenden County and southern Grand Isle County.  Day, evening and Saturday hours, same-day sick appointments, central locations on the bus line, and 24-hour year-round on-call coverage are provided. The Community Health Centers of Burlington accept all patients regardless or their insurance or financial status.

Medical line: 802-864-6309
Dental line: 802-652-1050

Crisis Text Line

This number provides free, 24/7 access to support and information via texting.  Trained crisis counselors receive the texts and respond quickly from anywhere in the United States.

Send any text to 741-741
or
Send a WhatsApp message to Crisis Text Line

Concentra Urgent Care

Occupational, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services are available to the general public. Clinicians include board-certified physicians, licensed physical therapist, mid-level practitioners and other medical professionals.

57 Fayette Road, Suite 4
South Burlington, VT 05403

802-658-5756

First Call for Chittenden County (Howard Center)

First Call is the 24/7 mobile crisis service for anyone in Chittenden County.  The clinicians offer phone support, intervention, in-person assessment and referrals.

802-488-7777

Hope Works

Hope Works offers support services for survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones.

Main Line: 1-800-489-7273
24-Hour Hotline: 802-863-1236

Pathways Vermont Support Line

The 24/7 Pathways Vermont Support Line provides confidential, non-judgmental support and connection for all Vermonters over the age of 18 by phone. The Vermont Support Line is a go-to support resource that can help prevent a situation from escalating to an emergency. The focus is on mental health help and counseling for a wide range of issues: from the anger you feel after a bad day, to times when you feel alone, to when you need support for substance abuse, medical concerns, relationship challenges, or thoughts of suicide.

Call or Text the 24-Hour Support Line: 833-VT-TALKS

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood offers resources and information covering sexual and reproductive health topics.

173 Saint Paul Street
Burlington, VT 05401

802-863-6326

Vermont Poison Control

111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401

Emergency line: 802-658-3456

START (Stabilization, Treatment and Recovery Team)

START is a community program within the Howard Center’s crisis services that provides support to individuals ages 18 and older who are experiencing emotional distress and/or an increase in mental health symptoms. The goal of the program is to help prevent the need for higher levels of care services, such as the hospital or police. Peer community recovery specialists are available Monday through Friday, 11:00am – 7:00pm.

802-488-6424

Traumatic Brain Injury Program

The Traumatic Brain Injury Program provides rehabilitation and life skills services to help Vermonters with a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury live successfully in community-based settings. This is a rehabilitation-based, choice-driven program intended to support people to achieve their optimum independence and help them return to work.

Urgent Care (UVM Medical Center)

The Urgent Care’s team of board-certified doctors, physician assistants (PAs), and nurse practitioners treat children, teens, and adults of all ages for common injuries and ailments. No appointment necessary.

790 College Parkway
Colchester, VT 05446

802-847-1170

University of Vermont Medical Center Emergency Room

The UVM ER is open 24/7 and is staffed by specialists trained in emergency medical care. Services are available to patients of any age and with any medical or traumatic condition.

111 Colchester Avenue, Level 1
Burlington, VT 05401

802-847-2434

Steps Emergency Hotline

The Steps emergency hotline available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to anyone in crisis, those seeking resources and referrals, those looking to help loved ones, and those who just want information or to talk. Services commonly provided via the hotline include safety planning, emotional support, assessment for eligibility for emergency housing, crisis intervention, referrals (and appointments) for services with us and other community agencies, and follow-up support services.

24-Hour Hotline: 802-658-1996
Main line: 802-658-3131

Vermont Epilepsy Foundation

The Epilepsy Foundation of Vermont is a non-profit, statewide organization dedicated to the prevention and control of epilepsy and its consequences, and to helping persons with epilepsy, their families, and other concerned individuals overcome the problems and misunderstanding associated with this condition.

128 Merchants Row, Room 308
Rutland, VT 05701

802-775-1686