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There are a number of diverse services available for individuals and families located in Newport that serve Orleans and northern Essex Counties.

North Country Hospital - Located on 30 acres in a quiet, easily accessible part of Newport, North Country Hospital blends medical expertise and technology with a genuine concern for people. North Country Hospital is a 25-bed critical access private nonprofit acute care community hospital with physician practices serving twenty communities in a two-county area in the rural Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

Northeast Kingdom Community Action - Featuring Head Start, Youth and Family Services, Fuel Assistance and support for families in need.   

Visiting Nurse Association - 46 Lakemont St., Newport, VT 

Northeastern Vermont Agency on Aging

State of Vermont Department of Health website includes a listing of health service providers and other health information for Vermont.

State of Vermont Agency of Human Services website includes a broad listing of a wide variety of human services from elder care to heating assistance and beyond. It contains listings for NKHS programs.

www.mentalhealth.vermont.gov State of Vermont Department of Mental Health website focusing on mental health care and information.

www.state.vt.us/adap/index.htm State of Vermont Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs & Training Center website.

www.det.state.vt.us Department of Employment and Training website.

www.gmunitedway.org Green Mountain United Way. Please support The United Way.

www.vermontplace.com A huge clearinghouse of information on children's mental health issues. Designed by a parent of a child with special needs, it is thoroughly researched and contains many other links and resources.

www.neias.org The New England Institute of Alcohol Studies, a not-for profit substance abuse training organization organized and supported by all New England states treatment systems and state substance abuse agencies. Their phone number is 207-621-2549.

www.graceart.org A community arts organization that has worked with NKHS for ten years providing weekly art workshops and exhibits.

www.jobsinvt.com Vermont Jobs & VT Careers - the top Vermont employment site for full-time, part-time, summer and temp jobs.

 

Northeast Kingdom Human Services

Confidentiality & privacy are common threads in all that we do. These principles are at the core of our therapeutic & trusting relationships with those in our care. We strive to be a quiet service that does not bring undue attention to those who walk through our doors. Community members and the people that we serve govern us. We are partners with the State of Vermont in meeting legislative mandates to provide care.

Northeast Kingdom Human Services provides services to children & adults with:
-Chronic mental illness
-Developmental disabilities
-Substance abuse problems
-Other mental health & medical psychiatric needs.

154 Duchess Ave.
 P.O. Box 724
 Newport, VT 05855

General Information
 (802) 748-3181

Mental Health and
Developmental Services
 1-800-649-0118

Substance Abuse Services
 (802) 748-1682

General Information
 (802) 334-6744

Mental Health and Developmental Services
 1-800-696-4979

Substance Abuse Services
 (802) 334-5246