Resources and Support

CVCOA helps older adults (60+) and caregivers lead healthy, meaningful, and dignified lives in their homes and communities by connecting individuals to resources and helping people navigate available support opportunities.

We provide a wide range of services to older adults and caregivers, helping people navigate options and benefits that help people live independently.

Contact the CVCOA Helpline at 1-802-477-1364 to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Services Include

Options Counseling 

Counselors listen closely to you and your family to learn your goals for long-term support and explore the options that make this possible. Learn more about this person-centered approach and how counselors can connect you to the services you need.

Care Coordination

We work closely with seniors and family caregivers over the long term to develop and implement care plans. Learn more about  how our case managers support Older Vermonters on our Care Coordination page, or Ccall the CVCOA Helpline at 1 (802) 477-1364 for more information.

Meals and Nutrition Services

CVCOA partners with local nutrition sites to provide nutritious home-delivered, grab-and-go, and community meals. Learn more about healthy eating options and find the nearest home-delivered and community meal location on our Meals and Nutrition page.

Health Insurance / Medicare Counseling

Specialists provide guidance on Medicare and other health insurance options. Find lots of information and resources on CVCOA's Insurance and Medicare Counseling page or email [email protected] to signup for a  Medicare and You Workshop.

Mental Health

CVCOA partners with Washington County Mental Health to offer Elder Treatment Services on a sliding scale. For more information, please contact the CVCOA Helpline at 1-802-477-1364.

Companionship

Recent research shows that the negative health consequences of chronic isolation and loneliness may be especially harmful for older adults. Access information and resources to help you take action to strengthen the relationships that matter the most to you on our Companionship page.

Housing

Vermont offers a range of housing options for seniors depending upon your individual needs. Discover housing options or call the CVCOA Helpline at 1 (802) 477-1364 for more information.

Fuel Assistance and Weatherization

With the high cost of fuel on everyone's minds these days, it is more important than ever to do what you can to reduce your heating costs. Whether you rent or own, you can use the resources on our  Fuel Assistance and Weatherization page to help button up your home.

Transportation

Local transit providers provide rides to appointments, shopping and other destinations. visit our Transportation page to access local transportation providers to schedule a secure ride.

 Explore CVCOA's list of Additional Resources on Home Care and Long-Term Care, Community Partners, Elder Abuse, LGBTQ+, End of Life Choices, Social Connection, and more.