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Community Partners

CVMC partners with many community organizations, such as the People's Health & Wellness Clinic.

Central Vermont Medical Center works closely with other groups based in and around the region to provide a full array of health services to central Vermonters.

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What are Community Partners?

As the hub of the wheel for regional health care delivery, CVMC works closely with other groups based in and around the region to provide a full array of health services to central Vermonters. Some of our community partners include:

Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice

CVHHH (www.cvhhh.org) is a not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Association that belongs to and is responsive to the Central Vermont community. We provide comprehensive, high-quality home health and hospice care to all Central Vermonters, regardless of their illness, diagnosis, geographic remoteness, or ability to pay.In addition, the agency promotes the general welfare of the citizens of Central Vermont with health promotion and long term care services.

Contact: 802-223-1878

Green Mountain Transit Authority (GMTA)

Central Vermont Medical Center recognizes the need for residents in our region to access healthcare services through public transportation within Barre City and Barre Town who were looking to access healthcare services at Barre Health Center through public transportation. GMTA and CVMC have partnered to provide FREE shuttle service to the Barre Health Center and Granite City Primary Care in Barre City. Open to the general public and fare free, this service provides flexible transportation to Barre City and Barre Town areas, including Graniteville, East Barre, South Barre and Websterville. Learn more.

Green Mountain United Way

Green Mountain United Way (www.gmunitedway.org) programs provide services in central Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom for:

  • Children and their families
  • Elderly
  • Physically disabled
  • Mentally handicapped
  • Homeless
  • Victims of violence and abuse

The Green Mountain United Way maintains two office locations in its five-county region of Vermont, the main office being in Berlin, VT and the Northeast Kingdom office in Barton, VT.  The Berlin office is located at:

963 Paine Turnpike N #2
Montpelier, VT 05602-9163 (mailing address)
Tel: 802-229-9532
Fax: 802-223-0273

People's Health and Wellness Clinic (PHWC)

The People's Health and Wellness Clinic (www.phwcvt.org) is a free clinic located at 553 N. Main Street in Barre, VT. PHWC provides primary health care and wellness education to uninsured and underinsured central Vermont residents who cannot otherwise afford these services. Dr. Mark Yorra serves as the Clinic’s Medical Director.

PHWC offers medical exams, primary care services, mental health services, holistic health, diet and nutrition, screenings, counseling, referrals, and assistance with prescriptions. To be eligible, patients must have household income below 300% of the poverty level ($32,616 for an individual; $66,456 for a family of four). The Clinic staff also will let you know if you are eligible for any of the public health insurance programs, and other patient financial assistance, and will help you with the applications and through the enrollment process. For more information, email phwc@sover.net.

Contact: Visits are by appointment only by calling 802-479-1229.

Pharmacies

Central Vermont Medical Center wants to acknowledge and thank our community health partner pharmacies. This partnership enables CVMC to provide access to the following programs for patients in our community who can not currently afford them:

  • Eat for Life - A mindfulness based weight loss program
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Pediatric Obesity Education

Our partners are:

  • Kinney Pharmacy- Barre, VT
  • Kinney Pharmacy- Waterbury, VT
  • Kinney Pharmacy- Morrisville, VT
  • Kinney Pharmacy- Waitsfield, VT
  • Montpelier Pharmacy- Montpelier, VT
  • Waterbury Pharmacy-  Waterbury, VT
  • Northfield Pharmacy- Northfield, VT
  • The Medicine Shoppe-  Barre, VT
  • Wal-Mart Pharmacy-  Berlin, VT
  • Rite-Aid Pharmacy- Montpelier, VT
  • Rite-Aid Pharmacy- Barre, VT
  • Rite-Aid Pharmacy- Hardwick Vermont
  • Community Health Pharmacy- Colchester, VT

The Vermont Department of Health

The VT Department of Health has a number of health initiatives that are designed to improve the health status of residents of this state. Among these is: Healthy Vermonters 2010. Areas of concentration for this program include:

For more information, contact:

Barre District Office Vermont Department of Health
McFarland Office Building
5 Perry Street, Suite 250
Barre, VT 05641-4272
Phone: 802-479-4200
FAX: 802-479-4230
Toll-free from within Vermont: 888-253-8786
http://healthvermont.gov/local/district/Barre.aspx

The Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street, P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone: 802-863-7281
http://healthvermont.gov

Washington County Mental Health Services

Washington County Mental Health Services (WCMHS) Inc. (www.wcmhs.org) provides comprehensive, community-based services to adults with serious and persistent mental illness; developmental disabilities, mental retardation and autism; children with severe emotional disturbances and their families; children and adults with acute behavioral problems and a wide range of other challenging behaviors.

Contact: (802) 229-0591