Family & Parenting Resources

Find supportive local organizations, resources, and guidance for parents and caregivers.

Local Family Resources

Bennington County Child Advocacy Center

The Child Advocacy Center helps victims of sexual abuse, regardless of age, and child victims of egregious physical abuse. The CAC helps reduce the stress and trauma a survivor and their family may be feeling, and assists them in getting whatever supports and services they need as they heal.

Sunrise Family Resource Center

Sunrise Family Resource Center is Vermont’s Parent Child Center in Bennington. We offer a broad range of educational and support services to families of Bennington County and surrounding areas. All programs are designed to promote lifelong learning, healthy growth and development.

Project Against Violent Encounters (PAVE)

PAVE is a nonprofit agency that provides free and confidential services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Bennington County, including emergency shelter and housing assistance.


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Additional Resources


ParentUp Vermont offers resources and tips to help you provide supportive and effective guidance to your child around topics like substance use and mental wellness.

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont promotes and supports healthy relationships within families, schools and communities to eliminate child abuse. They offer parenting guides, family support programs, trainings, and operate the Vermont Parents’ Helpline.

Keep Connected

Keep Connected offers all kinds of families with ideas, activities, and experiences to help build strong family relationships.

Askable Adult

The Askable Adult Campaign offers tools and skill-building for adults to become more connected and “askable” for children and youth in their lives.