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You are not alone.

We are here to help.

Call one of our COVID Support Counselors at 2-1-1 (866-652-4636), option #2.

Available Monday-Friday, from 8am–6pm

During these difficult times, you may need:

  • Emotional support and a listening ear
  • Connections to community resources

Workshops

  • Weekly wellness workshops
  • Workshops upon request

Learn about our Workshops.

All supports are confidential and free.

Would you like our Support Counselors to reach out to someone you care about?

We are happy to call Monday-Friday, 8am–6pm to provide support and connection.
If you have questions, you can also call us at 2-1-1, option #2.

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Meet our support counselors

Cecilia Hayes

Cecilia Hayes

Support Counselor

Cecilia is a dedicated, hardworking and loving mother. She moved to Vermont in 2009 to complete an internship, and a six-month college experience, turned into her building a life away from her family to raise one of her own. Ever since, she has called VT “home”.

Cecilia has worked in a variety of roles in the past including, working for an airline, where she got to travel the world and learn about many different cultures. She also worked as a para educator with children with special needs. She earned her Social Work degree from Champlain College during a pandemic, while teaching Spanish for the Burlington School District. She has also volunteered as an English Learning Tutor at Mercy Connections, Inc. and completed over 400 hours of Field Practicum with the Child Welfare Training Partnership at the University of Vermont.

Alexandra Karambelas

Alexandra Karambelas

Support Counselor

A native Rhode Islander, while attending college at UVM, Alex found her passion for advocacy by working within human services. In 2016, Alex had the life changing experience of working for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, and continued her role as a coordinator and organizer for various electoral, nonprofit, and community campaigns in Vermont and throughout the Northeast. She is attending Roger Williams School of Law in the fall of 2021 with a Full Tuition Presidential Scholarship, and plans to use a public interest law degree to serve the underrepresented.

Alex writes and reads poetry and fiction, and has a passion for live music. She currently lives in Burlington with her partner, and is fortunate to have the unbelievable support of her twin sister and mother.

 

Nate Reit

Nate Reit

Support Counselor

Nate has a background steeped in music, mentorship and personal development. Certified as a transformational life coach through the Brave Thinking Institute, he has spent the last two years helping individuals all over the country overcome internal and external challenges and find greater fulfillment in their lives. He served 7 summer sessions as a teen counselor at Kinhaven Music School and has volunteered at the VT Peace & Justice Center. He is also a professional trombonist, earning his BM from Eastman School of Music in 2009.

A world traveler, Nate spent years performing on cruise ships, exploring new countries and forming friendships with people from many different cultures. He lived in both San Francisco and New York City before settling in Vermont in 2014. After a few recent years away, Nate again relocated to the northern Vermont area. He is immensely grateful to be back in the beautiful Green Mountain State, still his favorite place in the world.

 

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Who we are

COVID Support VT helps people cope with the pandemic through education, emotional support and connections to community services that promote resilience, empowerment and recovery.

Supporting Vermonters to lead healthy and satisfying lives community by community.

EMAIL: Info@COVIDSupportVT.org

OFFICE: 802.828.7368

Get our COVID Support VT newsletter

Who we are

COVID Support VT helps people cope with the pandemic through education, emotional support and connections to community services that promote resilience, empowerment and recovery.

Supporting Vermonters to lead healthy and satisfying lives community by community.

EMAIL: Info@COVIDSupportVT.org

OFFICE: 802.828.7368

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