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Dept. of Corrections Transitional Housing Programs - FY 2013

Grantee Population Served Special Requirements Services Provided Sex Offenders Accepted? Location DOC Contact Info
CVCAC (Central Vermont Community Action) 6 female beds None housing search assistance, case management, resource and referral, advocacy, support individual and family development, limited transportation, rental subsidy, home visits, budgeting Case by Case Barre (DOC - Tom Dunn)
Return House 10 male youth beds; 10-15 aftercare slots Under 22 Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Employment Assistance, Transportation, Case Management Case by Case Barre (DOC - Tom Dunn)  
Barre CJC (Community Justice Center) 8 beds None COSA reentry support, case management, information referrals, permanent housing Yes Barre (Washington county) (DOC - Tom Dunn)  
Phoenix House 20 male beds Substance Abuse Recovery, Over age 21 Case management, recovery & educational groups, information referrals Case by Case Barre (DOC - Tom Dunn)  
Phoenix House 5 male beds Substance Abuse Recovery, Over age 21 Case management, recovery & educational groups, information referrals Case by Case Bellows Falls (DOC - Rae Hirst)
Bennington Coalition for the Homeless 3 beds None Life skills training, employment assistance, community service referrals, assistance obtaining permanent housing Case by Case Bennington (DOC - Jessica DeLorenzo)
Seall, Inc. 14 male beds None Case management, Information referrals Case by Case Bennington (DOC - Jessica DeLorenzo)
Phoenix House   4 female beds Substance Abuse Recovery, Over age 21 Case management, recovery & educational groups, information referrals Case by Case Brattleboro (DOC - Lesa Trowt)
Phoenix House   10 male beds Substance Abuse Recovery, Over age 21 Case management, recovery & educational groups, information referrals Case by Case Brattleboro (DOC - Lesa Trowt)
Morningside House 5 beds Age 18+ Case Management for substance abuse, mental health, and employment assistance referrals No Brattleboro (DOC - Lesa Trowt)
Pathways to Housing 10 beds Psychiatric & SA needs intensive case management, permanent housing voucher, MH & SA treatment, vocational support, basic life/housing needs Yes Brattleboro (Windham/Windsor County) (DOC - Lesa Trowt)
Northern Lights 11 female beds None substance abuse, mental health, family assistance, mentoring, employment assistance, transportation, case management, information referrals Case by Case Burlington (DOC - Cheryl Elovirta)
Dismas House 6 beds Satellite prgm, 3/4 house Peer support, information referrals No Burlington (DOC - Debbie Thibault)
Phoenix House   20 male beds Substance Abuse Recovery, Over age 21 Case management, recovery & educational groups, information referrals Case by Case Burlington (DOC - Jonathan Teske)
Pathways to Housing   10 beds Psychiatric & SA needs intensive case management, permanent housing voucher, MH & SA treatment, vocational support, basic life/housing needs Yes Burlington (all Chittenden County) (DOC - Debbie Thibault)
Covered Bridge 6 male beds Substance Abuse Recovery; Faith based Substance Abuse Services, Transportation, Vocational/Employment, Basic Life-Skills Training & Enrichment, MH Referral, Case mgmt, Family Services Case by Case Irasburg (DOC – Lane Chester)
NEKCA (Northeast Kingdom Community Action) 2 beds None Case management, Information referrals, life skills, employment assistance Yes Lyndon (DOC - Lynn Bushey)
Pathways to Housing   10 beds Psychiatric & SA needs intensive case management, permanent housing voucher, MH & SA treatment, vocational support, basic life/housing needs Yes Montpelier (all Washington County) (DOC - Tom Dunn)  
Montpelier CJC (Community Justice Center) 8 beds None COSA reentry support, case management, information referrals, permanent housing Yes Montpelier (all Washington County) (DOC - Tom Dunn)
NEKCA (Northeast Kingdom Community Action) - Judd House 4 male beds None Case management, Information referrals, life skills, employment assistance No Newport (DOC – Lane Chester)
Dismas House   3 beds Satellite prgm, 3/4 house Peer support, information referrals No Rutland (DOC - Keith Tallon)
Rutland County Housing Coalition 13 beds None supportive case management, life skills, tenancy education, referrals, personal enrichment and assistance with obtaining permanent housing No Rutland (DOC - Keith Tallon)
Springfield Supported Housing 3 beds None supportive case management, life skills, tenancy education, referrals, personal enrichment and assistance with obtaining permanent housing No Springfield (DOC - Rae Hirst)
Springfield CJC (Community Justice Center) 3 beds None reentry support, case management, information referrals, permanent housing Yes Springfield (DOC - Rae Hirst)
Pathways to Housing   8 beds Psychiatric & SA needs intensive case management, permanent housing voucher, MH & SA treatment, vocational support, basic life/housing needs Yes St. Albans (DOC - Tammy Kennison)
Samaritan House 4 beds None Case management, information referrals No St. Albans (DOC - Tammy Kennison)
St. Albans CJC (Community Justice Center) 5 male beds   COSA reentry support, case management, information referrals, permanent housing Yes St. Albans (DOC - Tammy Kennison)
NEKCA (Northeast Kingdom Community Action) - Aerie House 4 female beds Substance Abuse Recovery Case management, Information referrals, life skills, employment assistance No St. Johnsbury (DOC - Lynn Bushey)
NEKCA (Northeast Kingdom Community Action) - Judd South House 5 male beds None Case management, Information referrals, life skills, employment assistance Case by Case St. Johnsbury (DOC - Lynn Bushey)
Covered Bridge   6 male beds Substance Abuse Recovery; Faith based Substance Abuse Services, Transportation, Vocational/Employment, Basic Life-Skills Training (Budgets), Life Enrichment, Mental Health Referral, Case management, Family Services, Basic Needs (Housing, Food) Case by Case St. Johnsbury (DOC - Lynn Bushey)
John Graham Shelter 2 beds None Life skills training, employment assistance, community service referrals, assistance obtaining permanent housing No Vergennes (DOC - Keith Tallon)
Winooski CJC (Community Justice Center) 2 beds None COSA reentry support, case management, information referrals, permanent housing Yes Winooski (DOC - Debbie Thibault)
East Allen Dismas House 9 male beds None Peer support, information referrals No Winooski (DOC - Debbie Thibault)
Total available beds in FY 12 = 188
Total available beds in FY 13 = 239


In addition to funding beds and case management, DOC also funds assistance with housing acquisition. Department of Corrections priority is to place offenders in permanent housing. Below is a list of grantees that provide housing placements.

Grantee Population Served Special Requirements Services Provided Sex Offenders Accepted? Location DOC Contact Info
BROC (Bennington Rutland Opportunity Council) 1 Housing Search Specialist None Housing search and retention support, case management, information referrals, landlord/offender mediation, Renter 101 training curriculum No Bennington (DOC - Jessica DeLorenzo)
Burlington Housing Authority 2 Housing Search Specialists On furlough with minimum 1 year until max, sign addendum to lease with landlord upon being housed, participation in housing retention services Housing search and retention support, case management, information referrals, landlord/offender mediation, Ready to Rent training curriculum Case by Case Burlington (DOC - Debbie Thibault)
NEKCA (Northeast Kingdom Community Action) 1 Housing Search Specialist None Housing search and retention support, case management, information referrals, landlord/offender mediation, Renter 101 training curriculum Yes St. Johnsbury & Newport (DOC - Stu Gladding & Lane Chester


Projects in Development

Projects in Development Population Served Special Requirements Services Provided Sex Offenders Accepted? Location DOC Contact Info
Burlington Housing Authority   10 beds None Case management, information referrals, peer support Case by Case Burlington (DOC - Debbie Thibault)
Dismas House   10 beds None Peer support, information referrals No Hartford (DOC – Mark Devins)
NEKCA (Northeast Kingdom Community Action) - Judd 2 10 male beds None Case management, Information referrals Yes Charlestown area TBD (DOC - Stuart Gladding)
NEKCA (Northeast Kingdom Community Action) 5 beds None Case management, Information referrals, life skills, employment assistance Yes Ryegate/ Hardwick area TBD (DOC - Stuart Gladding)
Vermont Achievement Center 6 female beds None Case management, Information referrals, life skills, employment assistance TBD Rutland (DOC - Keith Tallon)
Community Resources for Justice 30 beds None Case management, Information referrals, SA treatment Yes Rutland (DOC - Keith Tallon)

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