Community Health & Social Service Organizations

The Middlebury and Addison County community is supported by a wide range of dedicated non-profit organizations that assist our residents with many aspects of their lives. In addition to the organizations listed below, you can find additional information about these and other non-profit groups and their goals/functions in the Town's Annual Report.

Addison County Home Health & Hospice
A community-focused organization that provides health and hospice care for Addison County residents through a wide array of services, regardless of ability to pay. Those services include: skilled nursing care, medical social work, rehabilitative therapies, hospice/palliative care, maternal-child health care, IV therapy, telemonitoring, chronic care management, and care of complicated wounds. The organization's services also extend to assisting patients with chronic illnesses and life-limiting illnesses.

Addison County Restorative Justice Services
ACRJS provides community restorative justice responses that meets the needs of the victim, the community, and the program participant. Through helping the participant develop empathy and accept responsibility, ACRJS partners with a variety of state agencies to instill a sense of belonging and commitment in the participants to contribute to the community moving forward.

Charter House Coalition
A volunteer-based county-wide outreach nonprofit that provides free meals year-round, 24-hour emergency housing, and personal support for residents throughout our community. The organization strives to meet the needs of those throughout our community to identify and overcome barriers to end homelessness.

Counseling Services of Addison County
CSAC offers across the county individuals and families mental health, substance use, and developmental services through collaborations with partners in healthcare, schools, human services, law enforcement, and housing. The organization offers rapid access to numerous services and is currently working to become a trauma-healing organization to promote health staff/working environments.

The State of Vermont's Department of Children & Families is seeking to find responsible individuals, families, and households that would consider becoming a licensed foster care provider here in our community. There are a variety of foster options that someone can consider, and others looking to help in other ways can serve as a friend, mentor, community resource, or respite care provider for the foster care system! Please visit the website linked above, or reach out directly to the Department for more information.

Assists individuals and families in identifying and obtaining the resources to help them meet their own basic needs, including providing significant goods and services such as food, clothing, housing, heating fuel, medical items, job-related needs, and much more. Skills development and access to inform are also services offered to help individuals become more empowered and live healthier/more stable lives. HOPE also operates one of the largest food shelves in the state.

John W. Graham Housing & Services
Located at sites throughout Addison County, this nonprofit provides food, shelter, and services through rapid re-housing and affordable housing to unhoused residents throughout the county.

The Teen Center
Located here in central Middlebury, the Teen Center provides young residents in the community a safe, supervised drop-in space after-school.

Tri-Valley Transit
TVT's mission is to improve the economic, social, and environmental health of our community by providing affordable and accessible community transportation services. TVT operates not only public buses but also community rides for eligible individuals to ensure they can access medical care, nutrition, and other quality of life needs.

Turning Point Center of Addison County
TPCAC provides peer-based recovery support through a safe and substance-free environment for those in our community affected by substance use disorders and addictive behaviors. Through collaborations with community partners, TPCAC provides 24/7 access to recovery coaching, and offers in-person peer lead support groups. All services are free of charge.

WomenSafe, Inc.
WomenSafe is a volunteer-supported community group that provides the community with direct services and education/prevention outreach programming, furthering the organization's mission of eliminating violence in Addison County & Rochester.