Information and Support for Families Challenged With Crying or Fussy Babies
Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in VT. Toll-free. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Callers should say they are calling about Children’s Integrated Services, since Vermont 211 call specialists also help Vermonters with many other resources. The call specialist will connect callers with the local CIS team coordinator.
Resources for pregnant and postpartum women, families and children
Expertise in social work & family support; maternal/child health & nursing; child development & early intervention, early childhood & family mental health and other specialties
Answers to questions and concerns of pregnant and postpartum women and families about conditions or risk situations that may impact a baby’s health or safety during pregnancy and postpartum
Providing a stable, healthy environment for children
Possible developmental delay or condition in a child
Help to develop action plans for children and families under stress
Referrals and help through transitions to other community resources
Confidential, information callers give about themselves or their family won’t be shared with others without consent
Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in VT. Toll-free. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Help finding other resources that can help with the many needs, and stresses families experience
Access to community resources through information and referral
Telephone and online personal assistance using a searchable database of services.
Live translation services.
Ability to transfer emergency calls to 9-1-1.
1-802-229-5724 or 1-800-CHILDREN (Ann Shangraw, Program Manager/Trainer)
Free Prevention trainings and information for groups or persons interested in preventing abusive head trauma or with increased risk of committing abusive head trauma
Phone call consult with parent or caregivers regarding resources available to them and help locating appropriate prevention trainings in their area.
Parents’ HelpLine (Prevent Child Abuse VT)
1-800-CHILDREN or 802-229-5724
Available Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM
1-(800) 4-A-CHILD or (800) 422-4453. Toll free.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to emergency, social service, and support resources
Staffed by professional crisis counselors.
Interpreters for 140 languages
Website of Dr. Harvey Karp, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, child development specialist.
Resources on parent strategies for soothing colic, boosting infant sleep, promoting parent patience
Provides families with information and advice about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens. All content goes through a rigorous medical review by pediatricians and other medical experts.
Example of KidsHealth resource: Your Colicky Baby
Resources, conference information, speaker listings, prevention programs and materials. Located in Ogden, Utah