Mission and Vision

Contact for team

Kara Righi 802-595-4278 ;

Diane Torres 802-377-5264

Darcy Oakes 802-447-6946

Standing Agenda

  • 15 minutes of agency introductions and updates
  • 15-20 minutes of detailed referral and program presentation from a program in community
  • 20 minutes of case consultations
  • 5 minutes of feedback on the meeting (what went well, what should we change, etc.).

Meeting dates subject to change, but we generally meet bi-monthly on the first Thursday of the odd months.  Meetings are at 2:30pm and the locations rotate.

Meeting Notes


  •  Jan 10, 2022, 2:00 PM
  •  Feb 14, 2022, 2:00 PM
  •  Mar 14, 2022, 2:00 PM
  •  Apr 11, 2022, 2:00 PM
  •  May 9, 2022, 2:00 PM
  • January 9, 2023 2:30 PM
  • March 13, 2023 2:30 PM



FREE Training/Resources:

  • Resources for Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth: 9 Strategies for Quarantining in a Non-LGBTQ+ Affirming Environment: With help from queer therapists and experts from The Trevor Project
  • Direct Online and Phone Support Services for LGBTQ Youth: The Human Rights Campaign compiled some resources that LGBTQ youth and their parents/guardians can access online or by phone.
  • UVM Extension/4-H Virtual & Summer Learning Opportunities :Learn more about each program and register  If your school does not support the use of Zoom, then please reach out to [email protected]
  • Virtual Enrichment Learning Opportunities,  Each Weekday @ 3 pm: Monday – Distance Learning Social – Paper Chair Challenge (engineering design process); Tuesday – QuaranTeen Time – Getting College & Career Ready with guest presenter VSAC Outreach Counselor Lindsay Carpenter – this week’s focus in career exploration/career pathways; Wednesday – QuaranTeen Virtual Science Cafe – The Making of a CRISPR Cell Line: A Lab Story; Thursday – Distance Learning Social, participants meet back up to share this week’s engineering design challenge.



Bennington County area resources

Affiliated Schools

  • Arlington Memorial High School
  • Bennington School
  • Burr & Burton Academy
  • Community High School
  • Long Trail School
  • Manchester Village School
  • Mt. Anthony Union High School
  • Southwest Vermont Career Development Center