Links to information on recovery assistance:
Employer toolkit created by the Chittenden County Opioid Alliance on hiring and supporting employees in recovery (helpful for employers in any region of the state).
Vermont-based public and private non-profit collaborative that has offered comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services since 1986. EAP provides short-term counseling and referral, management consultation, wellness workshops and resource information.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a nationwide advocacy group, representing families and people affected by mental health disorders in the United States. The national organization is organized into state and local affiliates, of which NAMI–Vermont is one.
Advocates for the rights of people to live without stigma and discrimination and promote civil rights, community integration, health care, affordable housing and employment for all.
Information on transportation for people in recovery or those with transportation barriers.
A database with detailed descriptions of programs and services that are provided by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others.
They offer employer partnerships that provide trainees with technical and soft skills education and other supports during on-the-job training and mentoring. Curricula can be tailored to meet your organization’s needs.
Work-readiness training, support and job placement for women seeking to enter the energy or construction industries, women who have been incarcerated, or other women who would benefit from additional support.
Free, flexible services to any Vermonter or employer dealing with a disability that affects employment. They partner with human service providers and employers across Vermont to help people with disabilities realize their full potential.
A mission-based staffing agency focused on second chance hires predominately individuals in recovery from substance use addiction. (In the interest of transparency, please note: Working Fields is represented on the VBSR board.)
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