Child Abuse Hotline:
Child Care Helpline:
Child Support Helpline:
The department is structured around six divisions that deliver programs and services and three divisions that support their work.
Ensures access to high-quality child care and child development services.
Administers programs that help individuals and families meet their basic needs.
Protects children and strengthens families.
Establishes, collects, enforces, and modifies child support orders.
Determines eligibility for disability benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Medicaid.
Works with partners to increase the self-sufficiency of Vermonters, strengthen Vermont communities, and eliminate the causes and symptoms of poverty.