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

  • 295 Vermonters increased their savings
  • 956 micro-business and development start-up classes
  • $4,490,809 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

  • 1,320 parenting classes addressing barriers to stability were attended by Vermont families
  • 1,557 parents improved family functioning skills
  • 930 Head Start children became school ready

Community Building

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

Health & Well-Being

  • 105,419 hot meals were made and distributed to those who were hungry
  • 21,256 boxes/bags of groceries were distributed

Housing Assistance

  • 1,227 Vermonters experiencing homelessness found temporary housing
  • 1,729 Vermonters obtained safe, affordable and permanent housing
  • 1,675 received housing navigation support
  • 897 received security deposits
  • 840 received rental assistance

Energy Assistance

  • 1,529 Vermonters are safer, healthier and warmer because of the work of weatherization
  • 1,365 Vermont homes were kept warm, safe and comfortable
  • 10,494 were served through the Crisis fuel program for short term emergency assistance
  • 1,422 Vermont households have improved energy efficiency and energy burden reduction