The Mission of CVOEO is to address fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and to work with low-income people to achieve economic independence.
CVOEO is a 501c(3) nonprofit that was incorporated in 1965, and is one of five Community Action Agencies in Vermont. CVOEO serves primarily the northwestern corner of the state -- Franklin, Grand Isle, Chittenden, and Addison Counties. The three Coordinated Statewide Housing Services programs of CVOEO (the Fair Housing Project, the Mobile Home Program, and Vermont Tenants, Inc.) serve residents statewide.
What Types of Services are Provided by CVOEO?
CVOEO provides a wide variety of vital services to over eleven thousand households (over 25,000 individuals) every year. The agency functions with a staff of approximately 145 employees on payroll and a number of volunteers working out of approximately 18 locations plus additional Head Start "center-based" "combination classroom" sites scattered around the Champlain Valley region.
Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity