Finances & Budgeting

Find resources to understand, plan, and budget your personal finances.

  • 3 Squares VT/SNAP

    St. Johnsbury District Office, 67 Eastern Ave., Suite 7, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    VT DCF – Economic Services Division – 3SquaresVT can help you stretch your food budget so you can put three healthy meals on your table every day.

      Toll Free: 800-479-6151 http://dcf.vermont.gov/benefits/3SquaresVT
  • Bright Futures Child Care Information System

    BFIS is a data system that supports the work of many different people who care for children in Vermont. Families can use it to find child care, apply for financial assistance, report a concern about a child care program, or look at details of their current child care program. Potential child care programs can use BFIS to apply to be a regulated program or find trainings about becoming a child care program. Currently licensed and registered child care programs can use BFIS to submit annual reapplication, bill for child care financial assistance, report incidents, apply for a variance from regulations, update marketing information, and much more.

    9950616864   Toll Free: 180012356
  • Green Mountain United Way

    73 Main St. #33, Montpelier, VT 05602

    GMUW is working to better the lives of people of all ages through its priority areas of Education, Health, Income Stability and Community Caring. GMUW collaborates with other organizations that share the same mission of creating better quality of life by promoting individual stability and community economic growth, addressing the social factors of poor health issues, providing programs that help parents and caregivers interact with their children and improve their learning skills, by participating in the Vermont 2-1-1 Information and Referral System, and connecting business and individual community members to volunteer opportunities that support areas of basic needs and larger needs of our non profit partners.

    Office: 802-613-3989 Cell: 802-793-9719   https://www.gmunitedway.org/
  • Kingdom Child Care Connection

    112 Main Street Suite 301 St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    Kingdom Child Care Connection assists families in finding quality child care and connecting with Vermont’s Child Care Financial Assistance Program. Our staff also coordinates professional training opportunities and provides mentoring and support to early educators.

  • Office of Child Support (OCS) – Northeast Regional Office

    1153 Main Street, Suite 2, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    Northeast Regional OCS Office – VT DCF

    802-751-2650   dcf.vermont.gov/ocs
  • Reach Up Program

    67 Eastern Ave, Suite 7, St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819

    Reach Up helps eligible parents to gain job skills and find work so they can support their minor, dependent children. Reach First does the same for parents who will likely no longer need help in four months (or less). Benefits include services that support work, case management to help you reach your goals, and monthly cash payments to help you pay for basic necessities like food, clothing, housing and utilities.

    802-751-3273   Toll Free: 800-751-1014 http://dcf.vermont.gov/benefits/reachup
  • RuralEdge

    48 Elm Street, Lyndonville, VT 05851

    RuralEdge is a rural regional housing non-profit organization, committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in our communities. We do this by providing caring and quality hou​sing and community development, property management, financial services, and education in order to attain economic, social and environmental sustainability.

    802-535-3555   Toll Free: 800.234.0560 www.ruraledge.org