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Vermont Center for Independent Living

Contact Information

11 East State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602 - 3008
(802) 229-6400
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011

Executive Summary

Health and employment are paramount for upward mobility; people with disabilities experience significant barriers accessing health care and employment support. Peer Empowerment is a health-focused AmeriCorps program that empowers members with disabilities to serve as peer mentors and educators so to reduce isolation, improve employment opportunities, and encourage healthy lifestyles for Vermonters with disabilities. Peer Empowerment members will train communities to support improved opportunities and access for Vermonters with disabilities.

Award Information

Application ID: 11AC123180
CNCS Award Amount:
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