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Homeless Shelters & Services In Burlington, VT

3 listings found in Burlington, VT. Including 2 more within 30 miles.

Spectrum Youth & Family Services



Contact
31 Elmwood Ave
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-7423


Description
Transitional Housing/Shelter for At Risk Youth, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Young Adults

Hours
10:00am-6:00pm

Eligibility
Youth ages 16-21 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Parental permission for youth under 18 years old.

Area Served
Chittenden County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5492

Steps to End Domestic Violence



Contact
294 N Winooski Ave
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 658-3131


Description
To support, identify options and advocate for those who have experienced domestic violence and to serve as a catalyst for social change.

HOTLINE: Available 24 hours a day, WHBW hotline workers can be reached at (802) 658-1996 or 1-800-ABUSE-95. This free, confidential Hotline is available to abuse victims and their family, friends, colleagues, service providers and other concerned members of their community. The Hotline provides emotional support and options counseling, referral for their emergency shelter and shelter screening, crisis intervention, information about domestic violence, safety planning, referrals and follow-up services. WHBW answered nearly 4000 hotline calls in FY 2006 with an average of 29 new women calling the hotline each month. SHELTER & HOUSING SERVICES: WHBW provides short-term emergency shelter and safe homes to battered women and their children who are in imminent danger of abuse and who cannot otherwise be safely housed. WHBW advocates also create individualized housing search plans for battered women in shelter and throughout the community. The Shelter Program also assists women in planning for life beyond shelter. WHBW provided shelter to 88 women and 69 children for a total of 2,962 bednights in FY 2006. CHILDREN & YOUTH SERVICES: WHBW advocates for the rights and needs of children and youth in shelter and in the community. WHBW offers shelter-based and schools-based therapeutic playgroups for children impacted by violence. 383 children and youth participated in playgroups and received individual support, shelter and advocacy in FY 2006. SUPPORT GROUPS: Weekly groups for currently and formerly battered women are open to women in shelter and the community. Childcare is provided. 94 women attended at least one support group in FY 2006. LEGAL ADVOCACY: To support victims in making informed decisions, WHBW staff provide information about district and family court and the legal process and advocates for and with victims throughout the criminal and civil court process. 1050 adults and children were assisted in filing relief from abuse orders in FY 2006. COMMUNITY EDUCATION: WHBW staff offer presentations to the community around issues of domestic abuse including teen dating violence, the effects of battering on children, effective strategies to support victims and survivors, and services available to victims. Over 3,422 community members participated in more than 135 workshops and outreach events in FY 2006. WHBW served 5,553 individuals last year. ECONOMIC JUSTICE SERVICES: These services work to address the economic and housing issues that are encouneterd by victims of domestic violence. Economic Justice services include a transitional housing program as well.

Area Served
Chittenden County

Not Yet Validated

SID
6569

Lund Family Center



Contact
76 Glen Rd
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-7467


Description
Clothing Donation Programs for Infants/Toddlers and Maternity Clothing, Post Pregnancy Shelter/Transitional Housing, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Pregnant Women

Eligibility
Single women ages 16-21 who are pregnant or are parenting one child under age 5; Applicants must be working, pursuing their education, or enrolled in a job training program

Documents Required
Proof of Income

Area Served
Chittenden County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5491

Northwestern Counseling Services: Sobel Steven MD



Contact
107 Fisher Pond Rd
Saint Albans, VT 05478
(802) 524-6554


Description
Residential Treatment Facilities, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Chronic/Severe Mental Illness

Eligibility
Therapeutic community residence for adults with a history of hospitalization for psychiatric illness; transitional housing for homeless individuals with persistent symptoms.

Area Served
Franklin County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5498

Samaritan House Inc



Contact
20 Kingman St
Saint Albans, VT 05478
(802) 527-0847


Description
Transitional Housing/Shelter for Families, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Single Adults

Hours
Monday-Friday: 12noon-8:00pm

Eligibility
Single adults; Families

Area Served
Franklin County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5499