Energy and heating costs can be expensive this time of year. Meet with your Working Bridges Resource Coordinator to learn about programs that may help with heating bills, energy efficiency programs, and weatherization. Whether you rent or own a home, find out if community resources can help you manage these winter costs. If you own a home, read about Efficiency Vermont’s energy justice efforts through their Community Energy Partnership Program at www.efficiencyvermont.com/news or call 1-888-921-5990.
Help Stop Scams!
More than 2,500 fraud complaints were filed by Vermonters in 2016. You can sign up to receive alerts by email, text, or recorded telephone messages when a new scam is making the rounds. To sign up for VT Scam Alert, go to uvm.edu/consumer or call the Vermont Attorney General’s Consumer Protection office at 800-649-2424.
FAFSA Fridays at VSAC
VSAC helpline & walk-in assistance
January 5, 12, 19 and 26
10:00am – 3:00pm VSAC Resource Center in Winooski
Will you be filing a FAFSA? The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is your pathway to funding for education and career training after high school. Every student should file!
Upcoming Community Events
FREE LEGAL CLINIC at the First Congregational Church of UCC of Burlington, located at 38 South Winooski Avenue, Burlington. Next clinic is January 21st from 1pm to 3pm. Volunteer Vermont attorneys will offer FREE legal counsel to anyone in the community. Anyone with legal questions is welcome to access this service. Confidentiality is guaranteed.
HOME BUYER WORKSHOP in St. Albans – two-part workshop scheduled for January 13th and January 20th from 9:30am-1pm. Call Champlain Housing Trust at 802-527-2361 or go to www.getahome.org/programs
Your Resource Coordinator
Contact CCV’s Working Bridges Resource Coordinator, Connie Beal. Connie is available to CCV faculty, staff, and students. She is at CCV Winooski on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to1 p.m. in Room 211D inside the Learning Center. She’s also available by phone or email if you’re not in the Burlington area: firstname.lastname@example.org
Free and confidential.