Town Halls

COVID Support VT hosts a monthly Town Hall focused on educating community members and stakeholders about available resources across the state by topic.

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May 2021 Town Hall Event

Coffee mug with the words

Returning to the Workforce? Town Hall with Mercy Connections

Free Town Hall / Webinar • Held on May 24

Webinar Resources:

Event Recording | Event Slides

As you look toward entering or returning to the workforce during the pandemic, take time in this town hall to connect with your strengths and bring positivity into your efforts. Mercy Connections, known for their engaging “Self-Development” programming, will lead this 1.5 hour session where participants will learn how to apply a strengths-based perspective to planning their next steps for returning to work.

You will:

  • Learn strategies for overcoming perceived barriers to entering the workplace through reframing with strengths
  • Review the “Flow State Scale” and apply the idea of flow to personal or work experiences
  • Review “Character Strengths” and identify which were present during satisfying work

Contributing Partner:

Mercy Connections logo

April 2021 Town Hall Event

Father outside hiking with young daughter

Let’s Get Outside: Recreational Opportunities in VT

Free Town Hall / Webinar • Held on April 27

Webinar Resources:

Event Recording | Event Slides

The third session of our educational Town Hall series, highlighting the many outdoor and recreational opportunities that the beautiful state of Vermont has to offer, as well as the benefit that these activities have for your overall wellness!

We heard from organizations across the state who shared valuable information to help you and your family get outdoors safely and enjoyably as the weather gets warmer!

Contributing Partners:

Stowe Vermont logoGreen Mountain Club LogoCenter for Community Geographic Information System
Vermont Forest, Parks & Recreation logoTrail Finder logoUpper Valley Trails Alliance logo Kidsvt.com logo

March 2021 Town Hall Event

Children gardening

Photo: Green Mountain Farm to School

Northeast Kingdom Food Access

Free Town Hall / Webinar • Held on March 25th

Webinar Resources:

Event Recording

Northeast Kingdom Food Access Town Hall Slides | PDF
Local Food Access at Green Mountain Farm-to-School Slides | PDF
Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging Slides | PDF
Everyone Eats: Find a Meal in the Northeast Kingdom | PNG
Northeast Kingdom Community Action Food Shelf Locations and Hours | PDF
Town Hall Poster |  PDF


The second session of our educational Town Hall series to deepen your understanding of the various food access programs across the Northeast Kingdom of Caledonia, Essex and Orleans Counties.

We heard from the leading local organizations that support food access to youth, families and the community at-large during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Contributing Partners:

Barton Public Library Seed Exchange

Green Mountain Farm to School logoHunger Free Vermont logoNortheast Kingdom Council on Aging logoCommunity Action NEKCA logoCenter for an Agricultural Economy logoUnited Church of Newport logo

February 2021 Town Hall Event

Rural Vermont Housing

Chittenden County Housing Assistance

Free Town Hall / Webinar • Held on February 4th

Webinar Resources:

Event Recording

When to Refer to Vermont Legal Aid | PDF
Reasonable Accommodations | PDF
Chittenden County Housing Assistance Town Hall Hotline Resources | PDF


Discussion about housing assistance programs with leading local organizations in Chittenden County that provide shelter, safe-housing and rental assistance.

The event kicked off with a workshop hosted by Vermont Legal Aid on the topic of “Housing Discrimination Protections: Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications”.

This event provided information about housing protections and resources available to our most vulnerable community members.

Contributing Partners:
Economic Services, Vermont Legal Aid, CVOEO, ANEW Place, Pathways, and Steps to End Domestic Violence

We offer Town Halls monthly and Workshops every week.

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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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