Covid 19

Mental Health and Safety During COVID-19

For Health Emergencies, please call 9-1-1.
For non-emergencies, the Burlington Police Department Main Line is 1-802-658-2704

We acknowledge that home might not necessarily be a safe space for everyone. With more families staying home, this might expose more people to domestic violence and sexual assault with increased stress and tension levels. If you or a loved one is currently experiencing assault, please use the resources below to find assistance.

Chittenden County Hotlines:

Vermont Hotlines:

  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-228-7395
  • Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-800-489-7273

National Hotlines:

Online Resources:


Disclaimer: The City of Burlington has not vetted or researched these resources. While these resources are for general guidance, if you are feeling extreme anxiety or distress, we recommend that you speak to a mental health professional. While it's not recommended that you meet for in-person visits with a professional at this time, ask them if it's possible to set up a video or phone call appointments to help you through these difficult times.

Vermont Hotlines:

National Hotlines:

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Mental Health Hotline (800) 950-6264
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-(800) 273-TALK (8255)
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Information Resource Center 1-888-826-9438
  • The Trevor LGBTQ Youth Helpline 1-866-488-7386

Online Resources:


Disclaimer: The City of Burlington has not vetted or researched these resources. While these resources are for general guidance, if you are feeling extreme anxiety or distress, we recommend that you speak to a mental health professional. While it's not recommended that you meet for in-person visits with a professional at this time, ask them if it's possible to set up a video or phone call appointments to help you through these difficult times.