Category Archives: News

Dine to Donate! Vermont Family Network’s 4th Annual Valentine’s Fundraiser! (2/1-2/15)

February 1-15, 2015 Make a difference and help change the lives of children with special needs in Vermont – just by eating! Every year, VFN partners with restaurants around Vermont for the first two weeks of February. The participating restaurants donate proceeds from a specified appetizer, entrée, dessert, or bottle of wine that is sold during […]

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Pre-K Law/ Act 166

What is new in Vermont for children who are Pre-K? Vermont’s new universal Pre-K, law, Act 166 provides publicly funded pre-k for 10 hours per week for 35 weeks per year for all 3, 4 and 5 year-olds not already enrolled in kindergarten. The original implementation date was July 1, 2015, but school districts now have the option to […]

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2015 Annual Conference Details

Vermont Family Network’s annual conference for families and professionals caring for children with special needs is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Hilton in Burlington. This year’s conference theme is “Inspire ~ Connect ~ Lead” and Dr. Patricia Prelock will be the keynote speaker. Our day-long conference hosts more than 300 attendees and […]

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Happy #GivingTuesday!

We have day for giving thanks, and we have two for getting deals. Now, we have a global day dedicated to giving back! It doesn’t matter how much you give, or what you give, only that you give! Vermont Family Network  is about to launch our annual appeal, and we hope you’ll consider celebrating #GivingTuesday with a […]

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VFN Launches New Website

We are very excited about our new website. The design is fresh and the content has been reorganized, making it easier for our families and professionals to navigate. The new design also allows us to showcase our families and highlight their stories and experiences with VFN right on our homepage. Check back often to see […]

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