Apply for Benefits Online

Use this online application to apply for:

  1. 3SquaresVT - Helps people to buy food
  2. Essential Person - Helps people who are blind,have a disability, or are 65 or older to pay for essential, live-in care at home
  3. Fuel Assistance - Helps people to heat their homes
  4. Reach Up - Helps families with children to become more independent

Click on the links above to learn about the eligibility requirements for each program.


Looking for Health Care?
You cannot use this online application to apply for health care. If you are interested in health care, visit this page first to learn about the programs available and how to apply.

Have questions? Need help applying?
Call our Benefits Service Center at 1-800-479-6151 or visit one of our 12 district offices. If you are age 60 or older, call Vermont's Senior Helpline at 1-800-642-5119. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, dial 7-1-1 to reach Vermont’s Relay Service. 


The Application Process

  1. Read these instructions before you apply.
  1. Apply for benefits*.
  1. Read about what may happen after you apply.
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Right To A Timely Decision.
Learn about your right to a timely decision on an application.

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