How to Help

Are you wondering how you can help with the flood relief effort? WCAX wants to make sure you have access to reputable sources. Help donate, or volunteer to assist those in need. If you or someone you know needs help, there are resources available on that page. Vermonters helping Vermonters is what makes us Vermont Strong.

New England 511

Road closure updates. If you are stranded by a flood or have an emergency, call 911. If you need flooding-related assistance that is not an emergency, call 211.

Vermont 211

Vermont 211 is a free, confidential information and referral program of the United Ways of Vermont, helping to connect Vermonters with a wide range of community, health, and human resources and services.

Volunteer Efforts

Help Support Vermonters Affected by Flooding. The volunteer needs in the wake of the storm are evolving, so we are calling on Vermonters to sign up, let us know what skills they can offer, and be ready to serve if needed.

Mental Health Efforts

A disaster event such as this historic flooding is unexpected and often brings out strong emotions. People can call or text the SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline’s toll-free number (1–800–985–5990) and receive immediate counseling.

United Way of Northwestern Vermont

Recent flooding has displaced thousands of Vermonters and closed hundreds of businesses. United Ways across Vermont are working together to understand, respond to, and communicate local needs in our communities.

Vermont Community Foundation

Better Together: Inspiring giving and bringing together people and resources to make a difference in Vermont.

Vermont Flood Response

The VT Flood Response and Recovery Fund 2023 was established to support Vermonters in responding to and recovering from the catastrophic rainfall across Vermont in 2023.

American Red Cross

More than 200 Red Cross volunteers from across the country have deployed to the Green Mountains to feed, shelter and support Vermonters during their time of need.