COVID-19: Child Care for Essential Workers
FROM VT DEPT. FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, AHS.DCFFAMILIES@VERMONT.GOV
The State of Vermont wants to make sure essential workers can focus on their jobs and not worry about the care and safety of their children.
See a list of people considered essential at: https://vem.vermont.gov/essentialpersons
CONNECT TO AVAILABLE CHILD CARE RESOURCES:
If you are considered "essential" and need child care for children up to grade 8.
1. Go to this new webform created for essential workers: https://webportalapp.com/webform/essentialworkers
2. Complete the form including your contact information and someone will be in touch within 24 hours to
discuss available child care resources.
3. You can also dial 2-1-1 and press "6" to connect to someone about the available resources.
4. If you need child care immediately, call 1-877-705-9008 to be directed to your local Child Care Support Agency.
This connection service for essential workers will be in effect while schools and general child care services are closed due to COVID-19.