Counselor Licensing

For information on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor certification, visit the web site of the Vermont Alcohol & Drug Abuse Certification Board. Please note that the Certification Board no longer accepts checks. Payments must be submitted via PayPay. Please contact the Certification Board with questions at

REQUIRED: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Census - The State of Vermont conducts an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor census every two years as part of relicensing requirements.

Applications may also be obtained by calling ADAP at (802) 651-1550

Licensure or re-licensure payments may be made by check or money order payable to ADAP.

NOTE: Verification of licensure/certification and any disciplinary actions for Vermont substance abuse counselors can be obtained by calling (802) 651-1550 or by contacting Jerri Brouillette at