DISCLAIMER: The Town of Roxbury does not advertise or endorse any particular organization or center listed here. These listings are for informational purposes only.
Mental Health Crisis Resources
If you or someone you know might need help, please reach out to someone in your community, and in an emergency:
Call 911 or …
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
For TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.
Lifeline Crisis Text Line: text VT to 741741 (Canada text 686868).
National Hopeline Network (USA): *In Crisis: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
Vermonters age 60 and over can eat healthy and live strong with a little help from 3SquaresVT, a federal USDA program (called SNAP nationally) that can help you put healthy, nutritious foods on your table every day.
Vermont’s Senior Helpline: (800) 642-5119
Central Vermont Council on Aging
Organization working to keep elders aging successfully and living independently in their homes and communities as long as possible. Serves Lamoille, Orange and Washington Counties.
59 N. Main St. Ste 200 | Barre VT 05641
Toll free#: (877) 379-0531
Phone: (802) 479-0531
Outside Central VT: (800) 642-5119
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:30AM – 4:30PM
Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice
CVHHH is a full-service Visiting Nurse Association providing comprehensive home health and hospice care to all Central Vermonters regardless of ability to pay, geographic remoteness, or complexity of health care needs, health promotion and long-term care services.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This is the main website. The Medicare/Medicaid website links, information, and all resources areas for Medicare and Medicaid are provided through this website. Insure Kids Now website.
CMS – Medicare/Medicaid
Medicare.gov: official website for Medicare in the United States.
Medicare VT: This is the Vermont State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) site. Offers counseling on Medicare plans and benefits. Washington County is under the Central Vermont Council on Aging.
Phone #: 1-802-379-0531 for central VT only. (See Central VT Council on Aging above)
Medicaid VT: website for resources and information on Medicaid in Vermont.
MedicarePlans.com: NOT an official government site. Resources for those who want more information navigating the different Medicare plans and options. New section discusses Part D Prescription plan types.
CERV Northfield (VT) Foodbank
31 Dog River Drive | Northfield Falls, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-4293
Call for hours. The hours for the CERV clothing shelf remain 9AM-12PM.
Internet has these hours, but they may not be current:
Mon.: 5:30PM -6:30PM, Wed.: 9AM-10AM, Sat.: 9AM-11AM
Green Mountain Passport
Green Mountain Passports is a discount program for seniors and veterans. The Passport allows free admission to Vermont State Parks (excluding overnight camping and other park fees), Vermont State Historic Sites, and events which are fully State sponsored. Applications available at the Town Clerk’s Office. Fee is $2.
Senior Living Help (VT)
Senior Living Help enables senior citizens and their loved ones to locate every licensed assisted living facility in Vermont. Browse all facility listings below by city or county, or alternatively use the search box above to find an assisted living community in Vermont that is near you.
Vermont EBT Card
The Vermont EBT card is how you’ll receive many of your benefits (food & cash) from the Economic Services Division.
This includes benefits such as 3SquaresVT, Emergency Assistance, Essential Person, and Reach Up.
Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging
An association of five non-profit Area Agencies on Aging located throughout Vermont responding to the needs and directions of older Vermonters and their families by offering information and assistance in many areas. Available options for caregiver support, health insurance counseling, transportation, senior nutrition programs including meals on wheels, adult day programs, home health services, housing alternatives, exercise and wellness programs and supports for Veterans to live independently in their own homes.
VACOA Helpline: (800) 642-5119
The Weatherization Program helps lower-income residents — particularly older Vermonters, people with disabilities, and families with children — to save fuel and money by improving the energy efficiency of their homes.
Contact the Roxbury partner:
Capstone Weatherization Office
20 Gable Place Barre, VT 05641
Local: (802) 476-2093 | Toll Free: 1-877-919-2299
Fax: (802) 479-5353 | Website: www.capstonevt.org