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Citizen Assistance Registry in case of an Emergency (CARE)

For Vermonters who may need special assistance in an emergency or evacuation, please fill out the form below to register with E-911The information is for use by emergency responders during an event. The registry will live in the E-911 Database. This is NOT a public portal.

Registration Form

 

                       Disaster Information and Resources

Agency

Contact Number

Notes

FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency

1-800-621-3362 (1-800-462-7586 TTY) or register online

https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

Only send Vermonters to register through FEMA once their community is designated a disaster by Presidential Declaration.

SBA- Small Business Administration

1-800-659-2955

For business owners to apply for low or no interest loans.

DEMHS- Vermont Emergency Management

1-800-347-0488

Emergency services only

Visit www.vem.vermont.gov/preparedness for information about simple preparation tips during disaster situations.

HAZMAT

1-800-641-5005

Hazardous material spill reports

Agency of Agriculture

Non-emergency: 802-828-2430

Animal Health Emergency number: 802-828-2421

EPA National Response Center for Pesticide Spill: 1-800-424-8802

Statewide, for farm-related issues (crops & livestock).  Emergency phone ONLY for immediate livestock health concerns and/or pesticide spills.

Agency of Natural Resources- Environmental Conservation

1-800-974-9559

Manages water & air quality; regulates solid & hazardous wastes

Agency of Transportation

5-1-1 has been discontinued, please use:

http://newengland511.org/ or

http://vtrans.vermont.gov/

Road closures & transportation related concerns (511-online is automated and 24/7).

Agency of Commerce & Community Development (ACCD)

802-828-3211

In addition to reporting business damage to local town offices, this number is available for businesses to get the appropriate documents for damage assessment. 

Vermont Department of Health

1-800-464-4343 or www.healthvermont.gov/emerg/facts.aspx

For information about drinking water safety & general information health-risks associated with clean-up efforts (e.g. mold information)

Additional information at www.healthvermont.gov

Economic Services

Division (ESD) Benefits Service Center

1-800-479-6151 or

http://dcf.vermont.gov/esd

Central resource for state benefits such as 3SquaresVT, fuel assistance and health insurance

Community Action Agencies

NEKCA:

St. Johnsbury - (802) 748-6040

Newport - (802) 334-7316

CVOEO: 

Burlington - (802) 863-6248

Middlebury - (802) 388-2285

BROC:

Rutland - (802) 775-0878

Bennington - (802) 447-7515

SEVCA:

Westminster - (802) 722-4575

Toll-free - (800) 464-9951

Capstone (CVCAC): 

Barre (802) 479-1053

Toll-free: (800) 639-1053

Call for Emergency Housing (daytime).  Family and Community support services; emergency support (food, clothing); emergency housing resources, case management resources.

Vermont Legal Aid

Statewide- 1-800-889-2047

Legal assistance for low-income Vermonters; legal advice over the phone. 

Visit website: www.vtlawhelp.org

American Red Cross

Burlington- 1-800-660-9130

Rutland- 802-773-9159

Brattleboro- 802-254-2377

For disaster services & emergency needs (e.g. food, shelter, water).

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Disaster Distress Line

1-800-985-5990 or text talkwithus to 66746

1-800-846-8517 (hearing impaired/deaf)

Interpretation service that connects callers with counselors in more than 150 languages. Call 1-800-985-5990 and press 2

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters

http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

Vermont Disaster Relief Fund

http://www.vermontdisasterrecovery.com

Fund set up for survivors of disaster; to provide financial assistance to homeowners with unmet needs related to the storm. Refer to network of case managers.

SerVermont

Executive Director: (802) 828-6409

http://vtcncs.vermont.gov/

Volunteer opportunities related to the disaster (statewide).             

AKA: Americorps

HandsOn Network Volunteer Center

http://www.pointsoflight.org

Online database for disaster-related volunteer opportunities.

 

 

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