How Much Did We Do?

VCP network agencies and programs supported
32,000 clients
and touched the lives of approximately
50,000 Vermonters
through over 2 million services.
Vermont Care Partners provides
50% of services
in homes, school and communities where Vermonters work, live and play.
Network staff responded to
77 disasters
and/or community crises that affected over 625 people*

How Well Did We Do It?

93% of clients responded that they received the services they needed.

96% of clients responded that staff treated them with respect.

81% of clients served by Community Support Programs were consistently seen within one week of discharge from a psychiatric hospital.

100% of our agencies with mental health programs provide co-occurring services to people struggling with mental health and substance use disorders.

100% of our agencies promote access to preventative primary care, often supporting people’s attendance at appointments and coordinating care when needed.

100% of network mental health agencies provide crisis beds for support for mental health crises as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization offered at a fraction of the cost.

77% of schools in agency catchment areas have VCP Network Agency staff embedded in their buildings increasing access to supportive and therapeutic services.

Vermont ranked 2nd in the country for employment of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 94% said they liked where they work. 

Is Anyone Better Off?

85.4% of clients with Serious Mental Illness, adults with mental illness, and children with Serious Emotional Disturbance live in a private residence compared to 76.2% nationally.

Only 3.6% of the people VCP network agencies supported were homeless.

91% of people served by Developmental Services live in independent community settings with 92% reporting that they like where they live.

100% of youth with Developmental Disabilities enrolled in a post-secondary program were employed upon graduation.

Over 53% of people screened for public inebriation were admitted to a bed and avoided incarceration affording them with ready access to follow up services for substance use disorder.

88% of clients responded that the services received made a difference.

84% of clients responded that their quality of life improved as a result of the services they received.

27.8% of adults with mental illness were employed compared to 20.9% nationally. 

By providing more supports to more people in Vermont compared to national averages, we estimate that the VCP Network community based programs and services have saved taxpayers over $50 million through the reduced emergency department utilization and hospital bed stays.

For more information, please download our Annual Outcomes Report.

2018 Outcomes Report  2017 Outcomes Report 2016 Outcomes Report

*including deaths, homicides and suicides using evidenced based approaches that decreased the likelihood of long term negative psychological effects from trauma.