Telephone Hotlines and Information Lines

Dial 911 for Fire, Police, or Ambulance

Poison Hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Poison Help 1-800-222-1222

Has the person collapsed or stopped breathing? Call 911 immediately

Poison Hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Childhood Lead Poisoning Information: 1-800-439-8550

Northern New England Poison Control Center

Suicide Prevention

Umatter - Suicide Prevention

Go Here: If you are thinking about suicide or worried about someone else

Or Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-273-8255.

Don't keep it to yourself. You really do matter!

Click here if you could use help or just want someone to hear you. Everybody needs help sometimes. Help comes from friends, family, people nearby and even from yourself.



1-800-882-2437 (1-800-882-AIDS) toll free in Vermont
Weekdays (except holidays), 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Vermont HIV/AIDS programs

Childhood Lead Poisoning

Prevent Lead Poisoning. Get the facts!

Weekdays (except holidays), 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lead Resource Guide



Rabies Alert Poster

1-800-472-2437 (1-800-4-RABIES)
Toll-free in Vermont
Seven days a week (except federal holidays), 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Had contact with an animal that may have rabies?
Call the Vermont Health Department: 1-800-640-4374
Answered Monday through Friday (except state holidays), 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Information about Rabies


Alcohol Screening Line

alcoholscreening.orgQuick and Anonymous Alcohol Screening

If you drink alcohol, take a moment to find out if your drinking habits are healthy. This free and easy screening tool can improve your health - Think of it like a regular blood pressure check or yearly cholesterol screening.

Quit Smoking: When you decide to quit, these free services can help you find success. Best of all, through 802Quits you can get free nicotine replacement - gum, patches or lozenges - shipped right to your door (while supplies last).


Vermont 2-1-1 Statewide Information and Referral Service

Dial 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 for live person-to-person information and referral assistance.

Vermont 2-1-1 staff can answer your questions, and help you to find the local, state, or national resources — including health care, government benefits and services, non-profit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, and donation programs.

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