CVOEO in the news

  • VT Digger article (12/27/2020) -> Q&A with Paul Dragon: ‘Poverty is a disaster that precedes the pandemic.’

Mobile Home Program

  • Seven Days article (4/19/2021) -> Mobile Home Park Co-ops Thrive in Vermont

Financial Futures

  • Seven Days article (3/31/2021) -> CVOEO Program Helps New Americans Take Charge of Their Finances

Emergency Housing

  • VT Digger article (4/20/2021) -> Homeless shelter at South Burlington Holiday Inn will close June 30
  • article (4/21/2021)-> South Burlington Holiday Inn will no longer house the homeless; officials looking to relocate 126 people
  • WCAX video (3/10/2021) -> Vt. officials: Homeless hotel program to continue for duration of COVID emergency
  • VPR The Frequency podcast (3/8/2021) -> Hotel housing
  • VT Digger podcast (3/3/2021) -> Vermont Conversation: Homelessness in Vermont during Covid-19
  • NBC5 video (2/14/2021) -> Resources available for those in need during the cold weather
  • Burlington Free Press article (2/1/2021) -> CVOEO's new walk-in warming station at Burlington's VFW brings help to 'complex lives'
  • Seven Days article (12/9/2020) -> Shelter in Place: The Pandemic Provides a Path to Housing the Homeless 
  • Milton Independent article (10/20/2020) -> Welch: "It's my job to get you the funding. It's your job to stay safe." Hotel accommodations for Vermont's homeless could end if federal funding not passed.
  • VT Digger article (10/20/2020) -> Funding cutoff looms for Vermonters using hotel vouchers during Covid-19
  • WCAX video (10/20/2020) -> Welch: Vermont homeless hotel funding hinges on stimulus deal
  • VT Digger article (06/28/2020) -> Inside Vermont’s newest homeless shelter — the South Burlington Holiday Inn

Champlain Valley Head Start

  • Shelburne News article (11/19/2020) -> Home visitors help children kick-start early learning

Northwest Family Foods

  • St Albans Messenger article (11/18/2020) -> Hunger advocates to Welch: Stimulus effective response to hunger
  • St Albans Messenger article (11/16/2020) -> NorthWest Family Foods preps for busy holiday, pandemic spike

Champlain Valley Weatherization

  • Energy News Network article (3/26/2021) -> Burlington City Council delays weatherization vote for fine-tuning
  • VT Digger article (10/26/2020) -> Why aren’t New Americans taking advantage of home weatherization programs?

Chittenden Community Action

  • VT Digger article (5/3/2021) -> Burlington’s tightening housing market has renters scrambling
  • VT Digger article (11/3/2020) -> CARES Act money is a nudge in the right direction for Vermont’s housing supply
  • NBC5 video (10/21/2020) -> Demand for heating assistance on the rise as funding for oil tank replacement dwindles

VITA Tax assistance

  • video (3/16/2021) -> CVOEO offers free tax assistance at the University Mall



CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence.


Serving more than 10,000 households annually,
impacting the lives of over 23,000 individuals