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Wellness Workforce Coalition

The Wellness Workforce Coalition’s mission is to create a statewide coalition of peer run organizations that supports training and advocacy for Vermont’s peer workforce while preserving the autonomy, character, and contributions of each member organization.

If you work peer to peer and want to be connected to the WWC, please fill out this form:

For more information, visit the WWC website or contact Sarah Launderville at or 802-224-1817.

Member organizations:

  • Alyssum, Inc.

An alternative respite located in Rochester, VT.

  • Another Way

A Community Center in Montpelier, VT that provides voluntary alternatives to conventional mental health services.

  • Friends of Recovery Vermont

A grassroots advocacy and education organization that helps spread the word about the value of long-term recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and the effects of addiction on individuals, families and communities.

  • Green Mountain Self-Advocates

A Vermont self-advocacy organization run by people with developmental disabilities. Groups meet to listen to each other, make new friends, learn about their rights, and tell politicians and others why people with disabilities are important.


NAMI Vermont is a grassroots volunteer organization of individuals who have joined together to support, educate, and advocate.

  • Northeast Kingdom Youth Services Peer Wellness Program

Provides an alternative to traditional mental health services for youth through peer counseling, peer support, and wellness recovery action planning.

  • The Wellness Coop/Pathways Vermont

A peer-oriented alternative road toward recovery and mental wellness for individuals in Chittenden County over the age of 18. The Wellness Co-op is a safe and healthy space that fosters a diverse community.

  • Turning Point Center of Rutland

The mission of the Turning Point Center is to provide a supportive, safe, substance-free space and to work to meet the needs of the recovery community.

  • Vermont Center For Independent Living

A nonprofit organization directed and staffed by individuals with disabilities which works to promote the dignity, independence, and civil rights of Vermonters with disabilities.

  • The Vermont Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Exists to support families and children where a child or youth, age 0-22, is experiencing or at risk to experience emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges.

  • Vermont Foundation of Recovery

A non-profit organization whose mission is to create a network of treatment centers, and sober living houses to help people suffering from addiction to re-assimilate into society.

  • Vermont Psychiatric Survivors

A statewide peer-run organization with a focus on support, education and advocacy.

  • Vermont Support Line/Pathways Vermont

A free, anonymous resource for all Vermonters who are looking for someone to talk to.

  • Vermont Vet to Vet

A veteran-based organization which provides peer support recovery services to all veterans.