Assistive Technology Program

The Vermont Assistive Technology Program (VATP) helps people with disabilities of all ages find tools to overcome barriers at school, home, and work.

VATP allows you to try out tools at centers throughout the state. Equipment is also free to borrow for 30 days.

Regional Tryout Centers are located in Burlington, Waterbury, Rutland, and Castleton.

Learn more here.

Veterans Readiness & Employment Program

Veterans Readiness & Employment Program (VR&E) is a program to support veterans finding and holding fulfilling careers. If you have been a service member and are living with a service-related disability, VR&E may be able to help with:

  • Connecting with and supporting post high-school education and training
  • Job searching
  • Resume and application coaching
  • One-on-one counseling

Get more information, check your eligibility, and apply for benefits here!

Employment Support

The employment team at Pathways Vermont can provide free and high quality help finding a job. They offer a one-on-one approach that explores your likes, needs, and barriers towards employment. Pathways values your dreams and preferences and can help you with:

  • Job searching
  • Resume aid
  • Interview preparation
  • On-going job support through collaboration and mutual experiences

If you are interested or are not sure if you qualify, please reach out to [email protected] to learn more.

Career & College Readiness Support

Sometimes the road to a new career or education program is a long one – and that’s ok. If you are over the age of 16, Adult Education and Literacy providers throughout the state offer free help with:

  • Math and computer skills
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Connecting with employment and education opportunities

Get in touch with a center near you: 

Education & Transition Programs

Are you looking to find connection, clarity, and purpose in your life? Check out the programs offered by Mercy Connections. They offer a range of workshops to help Vermonters lead fulfilling and independent lives. Classes can help you build leadership skills, writing skills, or even prepare you for your American Citizenship Test.

Learn more or view the upcoming class and program schedule.

Justice & Mentoring Program

Find a mentor to support your successful re-entry into the community. Mercy’s mentors primarily support women in transitional periods in key areas of life including:

  • Navigating employment
  • Finding affordable and safe housing
  • Other areas of self-sufficiency 

Find a mentor today.

Global Campuses

Teach and learn with other adults with differing abilities in a unique and welcome learning experience. There are campuses in these areas:

  • Bradford
  • Brattleboro
  • Champlain Valley
  • Granite City 
  • Hardwick 
  • Lamoille
  • Moretown
  • Newport
  • Randolph
  • Springfield
  • Shiremont
  • St. Johnsbury

Learn more about Global Campus’ programs.

Earn a College Degree

Earn your Associate or Bachelor’s degree at a school designed specifically for students living with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Landmark also offers minors, concentrations, and summer programs for grade school students. 

Learn more about Landmark College here.

Bridge Experience

A one-semester program to help recent high school graduates and current college students gain academic and life skills to support their college experience. Students can expect:

  • Core classes in learning styles and writing
  • Elective classes
  • Academic advisor

Learn more about the Bridge Experience here.

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