Barometer of Community Needs

Top Ten Referred Services for 2021:

  1.  Housing/Shelter

  2.  Tax Organizations and Services

  3.  Public Assistance Programs*

  4.  Information Services**

  5.  Health Supportive Services***

  6.  Health Screening/Diagnostic Services^

  7. Community Groups and Government/Administrative Services^^

  8.  Public Safety^^^

  9.  Food

  10.  Utilities

*The majority was for General Relief, 3SquaresVT (Food Stamps), and Medicaid

**Mostly for Specialized Information and Referral, Comprehensive Information and Referral, and Directory Assistance

***Mostly for Vaccine Information and also includes assistance with medical bills

^COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests

^^Mostly for Area Agencies on Aging, Community Action agencies, and public officials' offices

^^^Public Health Advisories due to COVID-19


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