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Hartland Mutual Aid

Mutual Aid assistance is provided BY neighbors, FOR neighbors. This is not in any way funded by or attributed to the State of VT or any subdivision or agency of the government.

 

Need Help? Call this HOTLINE (802) 281-3097 to connect with your neighbors who are willing to offer:

  • groceries and other households goods
  • firewood or pellets
  • childcare, elder care, or pet care
  • social support and connection
  • transportation
  • basic medial care
  • technological assistance

OR, fill our this Assistance Request Form to let us know what we can do for you.

Please share the Hotline number (802) 281-3097 and the Assistance Request Form, and check in with your neighbors.

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INTERNET RESOURCES

  • Comcast is offering 2 months of free service https://www.internetessentials.com/ (you can cancel this after those 2 months are up!)
  • Here is a map https://hotspots.wifi.xfinity.com/ of free Comcast wifi hotspots.
  • The Hartland Library has wifi available on the porch and in the parking lot 24/7. No password is needed.
  • Ask for (and share) wifi passwords with close neighbors!
  • Some phone companies are offering free hotspot tethering from your own smartphone, up to 3 devices can connect at a time.  Check your provider to see what they offer!

You can also fill our the COVID Assistance Request Form to have a neighbor call you to talk through any technology or internet access problem you might be having.

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Please fill out the MUTUAL AID Survey if you have time and resources you’d like to make available to your community.

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WHAT HARTLANDERS ARE DOING WHILE THEY’RE SOCIAL DISTANCING

  • “Filling out all the holiday cards I never got around to this year!”
  • Reading: Susan Branch, The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer, The Overstory by Richard Powers, The Echo Maker by Richard Powers, My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, The Masque of the Red Death by E. A. Poe, Empire of Illusion by Chris Hedges, Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler,  No More Prisons by William Upski Wimsatt, You by Caroline Kepnes.
  • “Looking forward to getting outdoors, raking, and spring cleanup!”
  • “Watching, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”
  • “Starting seeds, coloring, making bird savers”
  • “Doing astrology readings for folks”
  • “Going to try growing micro greens”
  • “I am teaching 118 students math! That is the funniest thing ever!”
  • “Training a goat to pull a cart.”
  • I’m re-learning how to be a stay at home mom. It’s been awhile!”

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MENTAL HEALTH SELF-CARE

Are you dealing with substance abuse, mental health concerns, disordered eating or other quality of life concerns? We Connect Health Management is offering free online support meetings. Social isolation, disruptions in our daily routines, and global health crises can be huge triggers for mental health and substance abuse conditions. Let’s make sure we take care of ourselves and each other!

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CHILDCARE RESOURCES

The state of Vermont wants to make sure that all essential workers can focus on their jobs and not worry about the care and safety of their children.

ESSENTIAL WORKERS –  see a list of people considered essential at https://vem.vermont.gov/essentialpersons

CONNECT TO AVAILABLE CHILD CARE RESOURCES

If you are considered “essential” and need child care for children up to grade 8:

  1. Go to this new webform created for essential workers https://webportalapp.com/webform/essentialworkers
  2. Complete the form including your contact information and someone will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss available child care resources.
  3. You can also dial 2-1-1 and press “6” to connect to someone about the available resources.
  4. If you need help immediately, call 1-877-705-9008 to be directed to your local Child Care Support Agency.

This connection service for essential workers will be in effect while schools and general child care services are closed due to COVID-19.

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Aging in Hartland

Aging in Hartland is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support healthy aging of Hartland seniors.  In this pursuit, we continuously seek out services available for our residents and inform the community of these services. We provide aging in place wellness service through our Community Nurse Program.

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Join the Hartland Library

Thank you for your interest in joining the Hartland library! All are welcome! Fill out the online form and we will contact you when your card is ready. You may also come to the library to get a card

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