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CVOEO Community Resource Center finds new temporary home

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunities community resource center has a new home for the time being. Feeding Chittenden, a branch of CVOEO, is housing the community resource center for now. The VFW building used to be CVOEO”s home base, but when that ended, Feeding Chittenen offered their dining area space.

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Is there a double standard for new Community Resource Center?

This commentary is by Paul Dragon, executive director of the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity.

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Burlington daytime shelter moves from downtown to Old North End

A daytime shelter for people experiencing homelessness in Burlington is slated to move from downtown to the Old North End next week, filling what could have been a gap in social services.

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Vermont Nonprofit Rolls Out Social Services Vehicle, Powered by Green Energy

A battery system allows the mobile services vehicle to reduce carbon emissions

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Green Mountain Solar retrofits CVOEO’s new mobile outreach vehicle with green tech

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO), based in Burlington with programs throughout northwest Vermont, and Green Mountain Solar, out of South Burlington, have teamed up to support the community while lowering harmful greenhouse emissions.

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Burlington to Build 'Shelter Pods' for Homeless, Review Encampment Policy

The City of Burlington will use federal coronavirus relief funds to build a community of "shelter pods" for unhoused residents. The nearly $3 million plan, which won unanimous support from Burlington city councilors Monday night, also calls for hiring a new city staffer to help end chronic homelessness.

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Local warming shelter sees guest intake nearly triple since last winter

Frigid temperatures and the ongoing pandemic to blame

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Statement on Sears Lane and Encampments for People Experiencing Homelessness

CVOEO opposes the forced removal of encampments where individuals and families experiencing homelessness live.