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COVID-19 Recovery Resource Center: Business

Resources for Business

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Resources for Individuals

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Resources for Communities

Resources for Individuals

We recognize that many are facing social and financial challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The following resources are available to assist individuals.

Cross State Travel Information

For Visitors to Vermont
For Returning Vermont Residents

Essential Needs and Services

Find organizations that provide information and/or assistance related to food assistance, housing support, and more.

Support Resources Available

COVID Support VT provides resources–including what to do to cope and how to find support–to help individuals address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vermonters Urged to Complete Census

Only a little more than half of Vermonters have completed the Census form. Governor Scott is urging residents to fill out the Census to provide an accurate population count, which is critical to making sure Vermont receives the right amount of federal funding. The Census form takes only about 5 minutes to fill out. Vermonters can find the form online at 2020census.gov or by phone at 844-330-2020.

Unemployment Information

Vermont COVID-19 Arrearage Assistance Program

Vermonters suffering economic hardship due to loss of income from COVID-19 can get help now to pay their arrearages for residential and non-residential accounts. The Vermont COVID-19 Arrearage Assistance Program (VCAAP) provides financial support to customers of certain regulated utilities who may face disconnection of service because of past-due balances.

Vermont Temporary Broadband Subsidy Program

The Temporary Broadband Subsidy Program provides eligible Vermont households with a credit to assist with Internet service subscriptions. Residential account holders who have suffered an economic hardship due to COVID-19 and require high-speed Internet services for a qualifying need may receive a temporary credit of up to $40 per month toward an Internet service subscription. Applicants must attest to needing an Internet subscription for remote work, distance learning or telehealth services.

Line Extension Customer Assistance Program

Are you struggling to get Internet at home? Do you have K-12 students or need to work from home due to COVID-19? The Department of Public Service is issuing grants to eligible and qualifying residents to help extend telecommunications lines to their homes. Limited funds are available. Eligibility information, program guidelines and FAQs are available on the Department of Public Service website.

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