Healthy Lamoille Valley Coalition Partners

(see also our Vision, Mission and Current Projects page)

Organizations


Lamoille Family Center

Lamoille Family Center

Encouraging, Educating and Celebrating Families

Since 1976, the Lamoille Family Center has encouraged, educated and celebrated families, serving thousands of parents, caregivers and children annually.  We offer a host of services to families and children from birth to age twenty-two throughout the Lamoille Valley. As one of fifteen Parent Child Centers across the state, the Family Center offers early care and education services, home visiting, parent education, playgroups, childcare resource and referral, youth services and emergency assistance.  Healthy Lamoille Valley is a program of the Lamoille Family Center.  Previously, the Lamoille Family Center served as Healthy Lamoille Valley’s fiscal agent.

Copley Hospital

Copley Hospital

Copley Hospital has served Lamoille County and north central Vermont since 1932, providing the highest quality of care regardless of the ability to pay.  A not-for-profit critical access hospital, Copley provides a unique blend of quality, compassionate, personalized, state-of-the-art medical care in a small, warm, friendly environment.  With more than 65 specialists, Copley provides a full range of both inpatient and outpatient care, including 24-hour emergency services and the Copley Birthing Center.  Copley has been named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital; has been named a HealthStrong hospital, and has been named one of the Top 50 hospitals in New England based on patient satisfaction.

 

Johnson State College

Community College of Vermont – Morrisville

Welcome! CCV Morrisville truly embraces what this simple word means: welcome.  From our diverse student population, rich with life, experiences and the desire to learn; to our dedicated faculty, who have the most interesting, enriching backgrounds, and who believe in the empowerment of our community; to the members and organizations within our community that we call friends; to the wonderfully vibrant dedicated staff who work with every student to reach their goals; the message is always the same: “Welcome.”  Feel free to stop by to get to know us and so we can get to know you too.

Johnson State College

Jenna’s Promise

Jenna’s Promise is a recovery community in northern Vermont with a whole-life approach to the treatment of substance use disorder. We’re here to help you in your recovery with level-3 sober housing, financial assistance for sober housing, treatment services, a support community, and an innovative work program that provides valuable job skills. Within a scenic and tranquil setting in Johnson, VT, we will offer a highly structured environment and experienced, caring staff that is ready to set you on a path to lasting well-being. We will strive to create pathways for patients to re-assimilate into society by supporting the transitions from this disorder to recovery to independent living. Finally, we want to make this journey easier for people with substance use disorders and their family members.

Copley Hospital

Lamoille County Mental Health Services

Lamoille County Mental Health provides comprehensive community mental health, children, family, and person-centered developmental disability services. This nonprofit organization provides quality developmental and behavioral health to the Lamoille Valley area, enhancing independence and quality of life. A collaborative community with wellness at its core. Located in Morrisville, Vermont.

Lamoille County Planning Commission

Lamoille County Planning Commission

It is the mission of the Lamoille County Planning Commission to ensure the protection of the region’s environment and conservation of natural resources, and facilitate sustainable economic development for the benefit of all residents and visitors through a coordinated and cooperative planning process at the local level. The Lamoille County Planning Commission has conducted ground-breaking work in developing a manual, Primer on Planning for Prevention, designed to assist Town Planners in addressing substance use issues in town plans.  The Primer is currently being used in communities throughout Vermont.

Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department

Healthy Lamoille Valley collaborates with the Lamoille County Sheriff’s Dept to support the Lamoille Area Youth Council on prevention.

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Lamoille Health Partners

Lamoille Health Partners, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), is committed to providing premier healthcare for everyone in the community. Established in 2006, the organization operates locations in Morrisville and Stowe, and offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare services that include family medicine, pediatrics, family dentistry, behavioral health and wellness, a community health team, and a pharmacy. Working together, we deliver high-quality healthcare services that enable people to live their healthiest lives possible.

 

Lamoille Restorative Center

Lamoille Restorative Center

Lamoille Restorative Center is a community-based agency established to address unlawful behaviors, support victims of crime, and promote healthy families and communities within the Lamoille Valley Region of Vermont.  Programs include:

  • Youth Substance Abuse Safety Program (YSASP) – YSASP provides an alternative to the civil court process for youth ages 16 through 20 who violate Vermont’s underage alcohol or marijuana laws. The YSASP case managers supervise individualized contracts, which include an assessment by a certified or licensed substance abuse counselor, a program fee, and other activities designed to promote learning and reflection.
  • Restorative Practices in Schools – Based on the guiding principles of exploring relationships, meaningful engagement, shared decision-making, and active accountability, Restorative Practices in Schools provides a framework for schools to build community and respond to challenging behaviors with the goal of moving from exclusionary practices that reduce students. sense of connection and support to inclusionary responses that encourage healing and well being.
  • Professional Development and Training – LRC coordinates training and professional development opportunities for local education, health care, and human service providers. Learning opportunities are designed specifically to increase the skills and knowledge of those who work with people with substance misuse and/or mental and behavioral health needs.
Lamoille Family Center

Laraway Youth and Family Services

Empowering Youth, Strengthening Families, Building Community.  Laraway offers specialized educational, therapeutic, and behavioral supports to meet the distinctive needs of the children, youth, and families.  Laraway has three distinct departments. The Backpack Program offers public-school based behavioral intervention and consultation.  Laraway School is licensed by the Vermont Agency of Education as a K-12 Independent School, providing both special education and mental health supports.  The Substitute Care Program provide therapeutic foster care and community skill development for youth.  It is licensed by the Department for Children and Families as both a Child Placing Agency and Residential Treatment Program.

 

North Central Vermont Recovery Center

North Central Vermont Recovery Center

North Central Vermont Recovery Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a safe, supportive, welcoming, and substance-free environment for individuals and families on their paths to lasting recovery from alcohol and other drugs. NCVRC provides and supports numerous pathways to recovery and throughout the recovery journey by providing many types of support groups, recovery coaching, substance-free social activities, health and wellness activities, music and art workshops, harm reduction services, resource navigation and referrals, and meaningful connections with a community of peers. All services and programs offered at NCVRC are provided free of charge and are provided to all citizens regardless of age, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

 

Johnson State College

Northern Vermont University – Johnson

Northern Vermont University is a two-campus institution of higher education that combines the best of our campuses’ nationally recognized liberal arts and professional programs. At Northern Vermont University, our goal is to guide curious, motivated, and engaged students on their paths to success and their places in the world.  Healthy Lamoille Valley provided support to our Johnson campus as we transitioned to a tobacco free environment.  Although that initiative has passed, it is still noteworthy as we could not have had such a successful transition without HLV’s support.

Johnson State College

River Arts

River Arts is a nonprofit community art center located in the historic Peoples Academy schoolhouse, with a mission of ‘Arts for Everyone’! Dedicated to enriching the community through the arts, River Arts offers art programming including classes, summer camps, community projects, exhibits, clay studio, performances, and artisan gift shop. River Arts strives to partner with other nonprofit organizations and be as inclusive and accessible as possible, offering financial assistance at all levels. Visit RiverArtsVT.org or stop by 74 Pleasant St, Morrisville to visit and learn more!

Vermont Department of Liquor Control

Vermont Department of Liquor Control

Education is a vital part of the mission of the Vermont Division of Liquor Control. The Office of Education brings training and seminars to consumers, businessmen, teenagers, parents, bartenders, store owners, and anyone else who needs to know about how to make sure alcohol and tobacco are only used in safe and legal ways.  Healthy Lamoille Valley supports local trainings for store clerks and beverage servers put on by the Department of Liquor Control Staff throughout our region.

Local Schools


GMTCC

Green Mountain Technology and Career Center

GMTCC is a technical high school that serves students from Craftsbury Academy, Hazen Union School, Lamoille Union High School, Peoples Academy, and Stowe High School. All students who attend GMTCC are working toward high school graduation, as well as, the acquisition of industry credentials, college placement credits, and real-world technical skills.

Lamoille North Supervisory Union

Lamoille North Supervisory Union

The Lamoille North Supervisory Union proudly serves the six towns of Belvidere, Cambridge, Eden, Hyde Park, Johnson, and Waterville with five elementary schools, the Lamoille Union Middle School, Lamoille Union High School, and the Green Mountain Technology and Career Center.

Student enrollment is approximately 1876 and 450 staff members are employed. GMTCC receives students from five sending high schools serving the sixteen towns within the boundaries of Lamoille North, Lamoille South, and Orleans Southwest Supervisory Unions.

Lamoille South Supervisory Union

Lamoille South Supervisory Union

Lamoille South Supervisory Union provides efficient and high quality leadership, administrative and direct education services for the students, educators, schools and school boards of Elmore-Morristown Unified Union and Stowe Town School Districts. One of LSSU’s goals in providing these services is to allow student learning to be the primary focus of educators throughout our schools and personalized learning environments.

Lamoille South Supervisory Union is governed by a seven (7) member board, appointed annually by the boards of the Elmore-Morristown Unified Union and Stowe School Districts. The LSSU Board oversees the administration of services for schools such as transportation and special education; the curriculum for all students, Pre-K–12 in member districts; and effective, efficient operational supports such as all financial and human resources services.

Lamoille Union High School

Lamoille Union High School

Lamoille Union High School is located in Hyde Park, Vermont. It is a rural, northern Vermont union school serving 600 plus students from six Lamoille valley towns. We are part of the Lamoille North Supervisory Union which serves the six towns of Belvidere, Cambridge, Eden, Hyde Park, Johnson, and Waterville with five elementary schools, the Lamoille Union Middle School, Lamoille Union High School, and the Green Mountain Technology and Career Center. The mission of the Lamoille North Supervisory Union is to work in partnership with local communities to prepare our students to become lifelong learners, gain creative and critical thinking skills, and knowledge in order become productive contributing citizens. Lamoille Union High School is accredited by the Vermont Department of Education.

Lamoille Union Middle School

Lamoille Union Middle School

The mission of Lamoille Union Middle School is to prepare students to become creative and independent thinkers capable of personal and civic responsibilities. We ensure (promote) the positive development of adolescents by providing secure, varied, and challenging programs of learning that draw on community resources.

Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union Schools

Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union Schools

Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) is the educational support, planning, and administrative unit serving eight school districts in six Vermont towns: Craftsbury, Greensboro, Hardwick, Stannard, Wolcott, and Vermont.

The supervisory union is governed by the supervisory union board, which is comprised of school board members from each member district in the union. In addition, each member school district has its own school board.

Peoples Academy High School

Peoples Academy High School

As a community of learners with the courage to grow, we are committed to creating and sustaining an environment which nurtures student wellness and success. We facilitate high level student performance across a range of disciplines, instill intellectual curiosity and a life-long love of learning, and foster responsible citizenship that acknowledges an increasingly diverse and rapidly changing world.

Peoples Academy Middle Level

Peoples Academy Middle Level

Peoples Academy Middle School is proud to be a New England League of Middle Schools “Spotlight School”. This distinction recognizes PAML’s record of facilitating powerful learning opportunities for young adolescents. We take pride in encouraging young adolescents in their development.

Stowe Schools

Stowe Schools

The Stowe School District operates the Stowe Elementary School, Stowe Middle School and Stowe High School and serves students in pre-Kindergarten through grade 12.  Stowe schools offer a comprehensive, high quality education to students, including a broad array of academic and extracurricular offerings.  Stowe schools are enriched by strong partnerships and support from the community of Stowe.