Healthy Lamoille Valley Coalition Partners
Encouraging, Educating and Celebrating Families
For nearly 40 years, the Lamoille Family Center has encouraged, educated and celebrated families, serving approximately 1,600 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.
AlcoholEdu for College & Haven: Understanding Sexual Assault
AlcoholEdu is an online, alcohol prevention program that provides students the education and knowledge to make safe, informed decision about alcohol use. AlcoholEdu also provides tips and strategies to help students cope with drinking behaviors of peers. Haven is an online prevention program that explores key issues associated with sexual assault and relationship violence, providing individual feedback to student experiences and perspectives including reflective and personalized content, statistics and definitions, and bystander skills and strategies.
JSC Disc Golf Project – HLV is also working with Johnson State College to develop course signage that supports and sustains a substance free disc golf course.
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 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.
LRC staff provide classroom education through the Informed Choicesprogram about the consequences of underage drinking with middle school students throughout the Lamoille Valley. This is a dynamic program that offers the students an opportunity to ask questions and receive accurate answers.
The North Central Vermont Recovery Center is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the enrichment of the social and spiritual lives of those individuals and their family member who have been afflicted by addiction to alcohol and drugs. They provide a supportive, welcoming, safe, and substance-free environment for individuals and families on their paths to lasting recovery.
It is their goal to provide recovery assistance to all citizens regardless of age, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
They offer a safe place to stop in and visit, talk with a peer worker, use computers, read, attend meetings, groups, substance free activities, find community resources, etc.
It is through ethical and evidenced-based practice that we offer individuals an opportunity to develop self-directed skills to promote and enhance healing & wellness. We are committed to helping our community member’s access resources that encourage continual growth toward their personal goals. It is their mission to provide a safe and welcoming environment in which we will promote the emotional & psychological health of our community.
Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley (CHSLV), an FTCA deemed, Federally Qualified Health Center Facility, represents six diverse medical practices coming together with a single vision. Their mission is to ensure that the residents in the Lamoille County community have easy access to high-quality, timely, comprehensive health care at a price you can afford.
Their family is made up of Stowe Family Practice, Morrisville Family Health Care, The Behavioral Health & Wellness Center, Neurological Clinic and the Community Dental Clinic. Working together, they are able to conveniently deliver high-quality medical services for everything from pediatrics to geriatric care, mental wellness and oral health care.
Copley Hospital has served Lamoille County and north central Vermont since 1932, providing the highest quality of care regardless of the ability to pay. It is 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 for three years in a row; has been named a HealthStrong hospital for the last several years and has been named one of the Top 50 hospitals in New England based on patient satisfaction.
Local Law Enforcement
Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department, Hardwick Police Department, Morristown Police Department, Stowe Police Department
Saturation and Party Patrols – Healthy Lamoille Valley is working with six local law enforcement agencies to conduct saturation patrols and party patrols during high-risk times. Smugglers’ Notch recently contacted HLV to request ongoing support for party patrols.
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 2,045 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.
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.
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.
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 South Supervisory Union has the administrative responsibility for the town school districts of Elmore, Morristown and Stowe. General oversight of the Supervisory Union falls to the Superintendent, who is appointed by the local school boards. Each of the towns constitutes a school district, with an elected board that establishes policy and presents the annual spending plan to the voters for approval.
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 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 High School is a small, rural school that is influenced by a vibrant village providing 12 months of robust resort activity. Historically, the community has supported our school so that the children will benefit from a broad array of opportunities. It has done this while maintaining the focus on those basic values that define a New England village.
For the last 20 years, Stowe Middle School has had a proven middle school model of education that includes grade level teams, interdisciplinary teaching, teacher advisories, and a caring and supportive faculty and staff.
Stowe Elementary School is a K-5 school with approximately 275 students. They offer a rich and varied program of education for your students in a well-maintained facility located two blocks from Main Street in Stowe, Vermont. Stowe Elementary Staff and Administration strive to create an ideal setting for your child’s education, in which we provide a rich and varied curriculum designed to benefit the whole child.
Schools in the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union exist so that all students are empowered with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve their full potential and become successful, responsible and contributing members of society- both locally and globally. The geographic location of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) is often referred to as the Gateway to the Northeast Kingdom. We are located 20 miles from St. Johnsbury, 30 miles from Montpelier (Vermont’s capital) and 60 miles from Burlington (Vermont’s largest city).
OSSU serves approximately 1100 students PK-12 across six towns in four counties: Craftsbury and Greensboro in Orleans County, Hardwick and Stannard in Caledonia County, Wolcott in Lamoille County and Woodbury in Washington County. The total population within our 6 towns is approximately 6,900 residents.