Financial Assistance, Emergency Resources, and Government Funds
for Individuals and Families

Scroll below for help with housing payments, utilities, healthcare, and more


Unemployment Insurance and
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Individuals - PUA


Unemployment Insurance


One-time Economic Impact Payments

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Energy Assistance and Housing

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Healthcare, Insurance Coverage, and
Food Assistance

  • Re-authorization of the Community Health Center programs through November 30, plus an additional $1.3 billion in emergency funding.

    • Permits FQHCs to offer patient care through telemedicine.

  • No out of pocket costs for coronavirus testing and prevention for people with Medicare and private insurance

  • Medicare is required to allow fills and refills of prescription drugs up to a 3-month supply during this emergency.

  • $15.5 billion in additional funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

    • To apply for SNAP benefits (3squaresVT), click here or call 1-800-479-6151.

Emergency Loans

VSECU has partnered with Vermont Community Foundation to offer both members and non-members emergency loans. Click here for details.

Hazard Pay
Grant Program

Employers in qualified sectors may be eligible to apply for $1,200 or $2000 per employee, including former employees that worked during March-May 2020.

Click here to apply

VT Economic Services

Vermont Economic Services is waiving in-person contact requirements for benefits programs. Apply online or by phone at


Green Mountain Transit is offering fare-free bus service.

Some regular services have been disrupted or canceled;
check their website or download their app.

AgeWell Helpline for Seniors

Meals on Wheels, Grocery shopping, accessing 3SquaresVT benefits, accessing care services,  Medicare counseling, and more. Free and confidential help M-F at 1-800-642-5119.