Our Impact

Housing Assistance

“Who are we, if not measured by our impact on others?”

“That’s who we are! We’re not who we say we are, we’re not who we want to be – we are sum of the influence and impact that we have, in our lives, on others.” –Carl Sagan

Financial Stability

  • 163 Vermonters increased their savings
  • 558 micro-business and development start-up classes
  • $5,564,686 in tax refunds were brought back into the Vermont economy through the VITA Program
  • 78 New Americans participated in financial coaching, house parties and classes
  • 61% of CARES micro-business applicants were female or minority owned businesses
  • 84% of VCAP micro-business owners rely on self-employment for household income

Children & Families

  • 590 parenting classes addressing barriers to stability were attended by Vermont families
  • 824 parents improved family functioning skills
  • 848 Head Start children became ready for kindergarten

Community Building

  • 184 Vermonters avoided evictions
  • 330 individuals improved their leadership skills through engagement in VCAP communities
  • 534 improved self-employment skills to provide for themselves and their families
  • 395 found safety in domestic and sexual assault intervention programs at CVOEO

Health & Well-Being

  • 59,948 hot meals were made and distributed to those who were hungry
  • 48,779 boxes/bags of groceries were distributed

Housing Assistance

  • 743 Vermonters experiencing homelessness found temporary housing
  • 1,584 Vermonters obtained safe, affordable and permanent housing
  • 599 received security deposits
  • 671 received rental assistance

Energy Assistance

  • 2,225 Vermonters are safer, healthier and warmer because of the work of weatherization
  • 3,414 were served through the Crisis fuel program for short term emergency assistance
  • 2,270 Vermont households have improved energy efficiency and energy burden reduction