Patient Advocacy Resources

American Cancer Society Northwest Region of the New England Division

The ACS is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. Hours for all Vermont locations: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
Toll free number for Vermont office 1-800-639-1888
National ACS office 1-800-ACS-2345

New England Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

30 Speen Street
Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: 508-655-3329
The New England Coalition is a coalition of survivors, family members, friends, caregivers, and cancer-related organizations from all over New England, working together to provide a better quality of life and fair treatment for cancer survivors in New England.

Vermont Attorney General's Office, Civil Rights Division

109 State St
Montpelier, VT 05609
Phone: 802-828-3657 or 888-745-9195
The Attorney General's Office handles claims of discrimination for any employee who loses his or her job due to illness. The office also provides advice regarding the Americans With Disabilities Act, the State Fair Employment Practice Act, and the State Parental & Family Leave Act.

Vermont Center for Independent Living- Montpelier Office

11 East State St
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: 802-229-0501 or 800-639-1522
The Vermont Center for Independent Living is an organization of Vermonters with disabilities working together for dignity, independence, and civil rights. Their mission is to eliminate the physical, communication, and attitudinal barriers that keep disabled Vermonters from realizing our full human potential.

Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights

73 Main St, Room 402
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: 802-223-6140

Vermont Protection and Advocacy

141 Main Street / Suite 7
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: 802-229-1355
The VPA investigates and responds to complaints of abuse, neglect, and civil rights violations.