Citizen Assistance Registry in case of an Emergency (CARE)

For Vermonters who may need special assistance in an emergency or evacuation, please fill out the form below to register with E-911The information is for use by emergency responders during an event. The registry will live in the E-911 Database. This is NOT a public portal.

Registration Form

                       Disaster Information and Resources

Agency

Contact Number

Notes

FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency

1-800-621-3362
TTY: 1-800-462-7585 
or register online: https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

Only send Vermonters to register through FEMA once their community is designated a disaster by Presidential Declaration

SBA: Small Business Administration

1-800-659-2955 or online: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

For business owners to apply for low or no interest disaster loans

DEMHS: Vermont Emergency Management

1-800-347-0488

Emergency services only

Click here to find information about simple preparation tips during disaster situations

Vermont HAZMAT

24/7 Hotline: 1-800-641-5005

National Response Center:
1-800-424-8802

Hazardous material spill reports

Agency of Agriculture

Non-emergency: 802-828-2430

Animal Health Emergency number:
802-828-2421

EPA National Response Center for Pesticide Spill: 1-800-424-8802

Statewide, for farm-related issues (crops & livestock).  Emergency phone ONLY for immediate livestock health concerns and/or pesticide spills

Agency of Natural Resources

Department of Environmental Conservation

Environmental Assistance Hotline:
1-800-974-9559

Manages water & air quality; regulates solid & hazardous wastes

Agency of Transportation

5-1-1 has been discontinued, please use:

http://newengland511.org/

Road closures & transportation related concerns (511-online is automated and 24/7)

Agency of Commerce & Community Development (ACCD)

802-828-3211

In addition to reporting business damage to local town offices, this number is available for businesses to get the appropriate documents for damage assessment

Vermont Department of Health

1-800-464-4343 or online:
www.healthvermont.gov/emerg/facts.aspx

For information about drinking water safety & general information health-risks associated with clean-up efforts (e.g. mold information)

Economic Services Division (ESD) Benefits Service Center

1-800-479-6151

Central resource for state benefits such as 3SquaresVT, fuel assistance, and health insurance

Community Action Agencies

NEKCA:
St. Johnsbury - (802) 748-6040
Newport - (802) 334-7316

CVOEO: 
Burlington - (802) 863-6248
Middlebury - (802) 388-2285

BROC:
Rutland - (802) 775-0878
Bennington - (802) 447-7515

SEVCA:
Westminster - (802) 722-4575
Toll-free - (800) 464-9951

Capstone: 
Barre (802) 479-1053
Toll-free: (800) 639-1053

These agencies provide a variety of core services in their communities, including emergency support and assistance

Vermont Legal Aid

Statewide: 1-800-889-2047

Online: http://www.lawlinevt.org/

Legal assistance for low-income Vermonters; legal advice over the phone

American Red Cross of New Hampshire and Vermont

24/7: 1-800-660-9130

For disaster services & emergency needs (e.g. food, shelter, water)

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Disaster Distress Line: 1-800-985-5990

Text TALKWITHUS to 66746

If in need of an interpreter:
Call 1-800-985-5990 and press 2


SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters 

http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

 

Vermont Disaster Relief Fund

1-888-707-8373

Fund set up for survivors of disaster; to provide financial assistance to homeowners with unmet needs related to the storm. Refer to network of case managers

SerVermont

Executive Director: 802-760-0042

Program Officer: 802-585-9382

Volunteer opportunities related to the disaster (statewide)     

AKA: Americorps

HandsOn Network Volunteer Center

For more information please contact info@handsonnetwork.org 

Online database for disaster-related volunteer opportunities

 

Additional information