Legal Resources for Seniors

Vermont Adult Protective Serviceshttp://asd.vermont.gov/abuse-neglect-exploitation-vulnerable-adult  – 800-564-1612. If you are concerned about abuse, neglect or exploitation, please contact Vermont Adult Protective Services.

Vermont Consumer Assistance Programhttps://www.uvm.edu/consumer –  800-649-2424.  Do you have problems with a business or the government?  Do you suspect a scam?  The Consumer Assistance Program can help resolve problems with a business, find answers from Vermont State government office and connect you with other resources.

Vermont Legal Aidhttp://www.vtlegalaid.org/ – 800-889-2047.  Vermont Legal Aid helps Vermonters who are over 60, have a low income, disability and/or problem with health care insurance or services.  Their Elder Law Project and Health Care Advocate Project are particularly useful for seniors.

Vermont Long-Term Care Ombudsmanhttp://www.vtlegalaid.org/vermont-long-term-care-ombudsman – 800-889-2047.  The Vermont Long-Term Care Ombudsman Project protects the health, welfare and rights of people who live in long-term care facilities including nursing homes, residential care homes and assisted living residences. We also help people who receive long-term care services in their homes through Choices for Care (CFC).

 

Contact

Email: clerkbolton@gmavt.net