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If you are in crisis and are not a Spectrum client:

Call HowardCenter’s 24-hour hotline, First Call at (802) 488-7777.

If you are in crisis and a current counseling client:

Call us at (802) 864-7423 x310. After hours, please call our cell phone at (802) 373-0237.

If you are in crisis and a current residential client:

Call us at (802) 864-7423.

Other Resources

For information on local services, please dial 2-1-1 or visit

For resources for youth all over Chittenden County along with articles on such topics as how to budget, get a license, renew a green card, get a birth certificate, etc, please visit