Telephone Hotlines and Information Lines

Dial 911 for Fire, Police, or Ambulance

Poison Hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Poison Help 1-800-222-1222

Has the person collapsed or stopped breathing? Call 911 immediately

Poison Hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Childhood Lead Poisoning Information: 1-800-439-8550


Northern New England Poison Control Center

Suicide Prevention

Umatter - Suicide Prevention

Go here: If you are thinking about suicide or worried about someone else

Call 2-1-1 in Vermont or 1-800-273-8255.

Don't keep it to yourself. You really do matter!

If you could use help or someone to hear you - visit here. Everybody needs help sometimes. Help comes from friends, family, people nearby and even from yourself.


AIDS Hotline

1-800-882-2437 (1-800-882-AIDS) toll free in Vermont
Weekdays (except holidays), 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Vermont HIV/AIDS programs

Childhood Lead Poisoning Information Line

Prevent Lead Poisoning. Get the facts!

Weekdays (except holidays), 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lead Resource Guide


Rabies Hotline

Rabies Alert Poster

1-800-472-2437 (1-800-4-RABIES)
Toll-free in Vermont
Seven days a week (except federal holidays), 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Had contact with an animal that may have rabies?
Call the Vermont Health Department: 1-800-640-4374
Answered Monday through Friday (except state holidays), 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Information about Rabies

Alcohol Screening Line

alcoholscreening.orgIf you drink alcohol, take a moment to find out if your drinking habits are healthy. This free and easy screening tool can improve your health - Think of it like a regular blood pressure check or yearly cholesterol screening.

Quick and Anonymous Alcohol Screening

Quit Smoking: Vermont Quit Network


1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) - Answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call to sign up for free phone coaching or link to local coaches. More information at

Vermont Tobacco Control Program

Vermont 211: Live Health and Human Services Information & Referral

Dial 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 for live person-to-person information and referral assistance.

Vermont 2-1-1 staff can answer your questions, and help you to find the local, state, or national resources you need — including for health care, government benefits and services, non-profit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, and donation programs.

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