Resources



Report Child Abuse
24-hour Child Protection Line 1-800-649-5285




Contact the Helpline for a personal reply to your question





DOMESTIC & SEXUAL VIOLENCE:

If you have been a victim of sexual assault there is help. The Sexual Assault Program offers services to victims. You do not need to report the crime to law enforcement to receive these services. The Sexual Assault Program offers victims trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners at hospitals in Vermont, testing, treatment, support services, HIV infection prevention and a limited amount of counseling. Visit the  Vermont Sexual Assault Program  website for more information.

                                                                   
 

                                          
                                Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-228-7395
                                 Sexual Violence Hotline 1-800-498-7273



                          

INTERNET SAFETY:

                                                                            




www.ikeepsafe.org
www.staysafeonline.org
www.getnetwise.org

 

MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN:


24-Hour Hotline 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)


VULNERABLE ADULT ABUSE:
Definitions of Abuse
Adult Protective Services Abuse report telephone numbers: (802) 871-3326 or Toll Free (800) 564-1612 (In Vermont Only) If you call after hours or on the weekend, please leave a message and we will call you back the next business day.
website: www.dlp.vermont.gov/protection

Please note* APS does not provide emergency services. If a vulnerable adult is in a life threatening situation or needs immediate intervention to protect the from harm, call 911 so that law enforcement and medical personnel can get involved immediately. A report to APS can be made after emergency services have been provided.



FOR ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND REFERRALS:



DIAL
2-1-1 to speak live with a person every time or visit their website at

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont publishes an annual publication with tips and a resource directory for parents/caregivers:
                               Vermont Parents' Home Companion and Resource Directory