Spotlight on Community Resources (Nov.)

Happy November! Check out these helpful resources from your CCV Resource Coordinator.

Free Dental Care Day

Free dental exams, cleanings/sealants, fillings, x-rays, extractions, and limited other dental treatments (local anesthesia only/no wisdom teeth), for Vermonters over age 18 with no dental insurance and limited resources for oral health care. Contact your Resource Coordinator to learn all the details or call for pre-screening appointment at 864-6881.

November 6th VOTE

Get out the vote! Election day is November 6th – polls open at 7am and close at 7pm. Contact your RC if you need help locating your polling station. (Need a ride to the polls? Uber and Lyft are offering free rides to polling stations).

Working to Clear Your Record?

Vermont Legal Aid is offering a free “expungement” clinic that can assist Vermonters in pursuing legal expungement for certain criminal offenses. Saturday, November 3, 12pm to 5pm at 264 N. Winooski Ave Burlington, VT. Appointments can be made by calling 1-800-2047 (walk-ins welcome). Learn more by having a confidential conversation with your Resource Coordinator.

Weatherizing Your Home Can Help Reduce Heating Costs

Small steps can really make a difference. Find strategies big and small that will decrease your winter heating bill by visiting Button Up Vermont. You will find a complete checklist of ways to make your home comfortable and efficient: www.buttonupvermont.org

Get Help, Receive Help

Fall brings the opportunity to gather with family and friends, to feast, and find reasons to feel gratitude. Find out ways to give your time this season. Maybe prepare a meal at a community shelter or organize a food drive for the local pantry. Learn more at the Volunteer Connection: https://unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com/

Your CCV 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 Mondays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 211D inside the Learning Center. She’s also available by phone, text or email if you’re not in the Burlington area: 802-881-4218 or via email at connie@unitedwaynwvt.org

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