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Vermont Resources

Vermont State for Independent Living

VCIL believes that individuals with disabilities have the right to live with dignity and with appropriate support in their own homes, fully participate in their communities, and to control and make decisions about their lives.

Toll-Free Voice/TTY:800-639-1522

http://www.vcil.org/

Disability Rights Center

Disability Rights Vermont is a statewide agency dedicated to advancing the rights of people with disabilities and mental health issues. It works towards a system that honors the dignity and needs of all people with disabilities.

Phone: 1-800-834-7890

http://www.disabilityrightsvt.org/

Developmental Disability Services

Developmental disability services assist children, adolescents, and adults who have a developmental disability to live, attend school, work, and recreate in their communities.

Phone: 802-241-2614

http://www.ddas.vermont.gov/

The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (VABVI)

The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, a nonprofit organization founded in 1926, is the only private agency to offer free training, services, and support to visually impaired Vermonters.

http://www.vabvi.org/

Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

At the Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VCDHH), our goal is to break down the barrier of hearing loss by making connectionsóconnections between deaf and hard of hearing individuals and each other, their families and the broader hearing community around them. At the same time, we provide greater access to opportunity through quality education, employment support and advocacy.

TTY: 802-258-9500
Phone: 866-947-7409

http://www.vcdhh.org/

Disability Determination Services (DDS)

The Vermont Office of Disability Determination Services (DDS) determines the eligibility of Vermonters who apply for disability benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). We also determine the medical eligibility of Vermonters who apply for Medicaid based on having a disability.

Phone: 1-800-734-2463

http://dcf.vermont.gov/dds