Champlain Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO)

CVOEO addresses works with people to achieve economic independence.   CVOEO provides individuals and families with the basic needs of food, fuel and housing support in times of crisis, and helps them acquire the necessary education, financial skills and assets to build stable futures.

255 South Champlain Street
Burlington, VT 05402


Crisis Fuel Assistance

The Crisis Fuel Program helps with purchasing primary heat sources (oil, natural or propane gas, wood, electric), repairing or replacing furnaces, negotiating payment plans, and working with electric or natural gas companies to prevent disconnection.
**Applications must be submitted in person at a local Community Action AgencyPlease call the agency first to find out which documents and information are needed to apply.**

Housing Assistance (CVOEO)

CVOEO provides information and referrals to help secure affordable housing in the community. If eligible, CVOEO may provide financial assistance to help with security deposits or overdue rent.

Addison County: 802-388-2285
Chittenden County: 802-863-6248 x4
Franklin and Grand Isle Counties: 802-527-7392

Housing Resource Center (COTS)

COTS Housing Resource Center helps people seeking affordable housing and rental assistance. Staff identify link families and individuals with resources and support before they are evicted or face foreclosure.

95 North Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401


Joint Urban Ministry Project (JUMP)

JUMP offers vouchers that can be used at local businesses for food, gasoline, laundromat use, identification, utility payments and medication.

38 South Winooski Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401


Joseph’s House

Joseph’s House offers support and compassion through financial assistance and educational and enrichment classes.

113 Elmwood Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401


Seasonal Fuel Assistance (CVOEO)

Seasonal Fuel Assistance is processed year-round. Download an application here.

Vermont Catholic Charities

Vermont Catholic Charities provides help to individuals and families via food cards, assistance with rent or security deposits, and assistance to pay outstanding utility or fuel bills.

55 Joy Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403


Vermont Student Assistant Corporation (VSAC)

VSAC’s outreach programs provide information on career awareness and development, college planning, college selection, and financial aid in individual and group settings. In addition to serving middle and high school students, VSAC also works with adults to help them reach their career and education goals.

10 East Allen Street
Winooski, VT 05404