Resources – USCG Station Burlington

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USCG Station Burlington

 

1 Depot St., Burlington, VT 05401

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
For a full list of community health centers in Alabama, visit the Alabama Primary Health Care Association website at 
www.alphca.com/Find-A-Health-Center
 
Check the US News Health directory online at 
https://health.usnews.com/doctors/city-index/alabama
 to find the best doctor for your family. 
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at www.findadentist.ada.org

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
Vermont Statute 16-25-1073(a) states that children must have “attained the age of five years on or before January 1″ to enroll in kindergarten. However, “a school district may require that students admitted to kindergarten have attained the age of five on or before any date between August 31 and January 1.”

 

Orchard School
Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School
Chamberlin School
GreatSchools.org

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Burlington Local Health Office (802) 863-7200
The Burlington Local Health Office is the face of public health in Chittenden County. Our staff are based in your community, and we work to protect the health and wellbeing of everyone in the towns we serve.

 

Department for Children and Families (802) 241-2131
Our mission is to foster the healthy development, safety, well-being and self-sufficiency of Vermonters. The department has six divisions that deliver programs and services to Vermonters.

 

Humane Society of Chittenden County (802) 862-0135
The Mission of the Humane Society of Chittenden County (HSCC) is to foster compassionate treatment of animals and prevent animal suffering; to strengthen the human-animal bond; and to further the cause of responsible animal ownership through education and public awareness.

 

Vermont State Police – Chittenden County (802) 878-7111