Emergency / General Assistance in Vermont
The official State website for emergency & general assistance in Vermont.
Emergency / General Assistance helps individuals and families with their emergency basic needs such as temporary housing, utilities, food, and personal needs items.
Who is eligible?
Eligibility is based on low income.
How do I apply?
Please call first so they can tell you what documents and information you need to bring.
How does it work?
You can choose to receive Emergency/General Assistance through direct deposit or an EBT (electronic benefit transfer) card called Vermont Express. Click here to learn more about how the card works and where it can be used.