First Call for Children and Families
First Call for Children and Families provides a 24/7 phone or face-to face response to children and families in Chittenden County, with a crisis or need for services.
First Call offers immediate intervention and connects families to resources that best fit the needs of their situation. First Call also provides education and support to community providers. Within First Call there are specialized services that may be available to families such as Crisis Case Management, Safety Net (urgent response for families impacted by incarceration), Crisis Respite, and support when a tragic event impacts a child.
24/7 Crisis Line
First Call: Helping Children and Families in Crisis
The parent of one son says, “For years I thought that's not for us, we don't need that, that's for other people that need help,” Several years later after receving support from First Call she says, “They're like angels that come in."
The Youth Yellow Pages is resource and information guide for youth all over Chittenden County Vermont. The information and resources listed in this guide can help you be healthy or help you find solutions to your problems. Unless otherwise noted all phone numbers are within area code 802. Many things can be kept confidential; if you want to be sure that the person you are talking to will not tell anyone else, just ask, “Will what I say be kept confidential?” Besides the resources in this directory, there may be other people in your life who can listen and help you: parents, family members, doctors, neighbors, religious leaders, teachers, or counselors.
Please remember that you are not alone.
There are people around you who care about you.
First Call is seeking feedback!
If you need a paper copy of the survey please call 488-7777. If you are a parent, youth, provider, or community member and have feedback for First Call, we want to hear it.