U.S. Department of Justice

National Directory of Programs for Women with Criminal Justice Involvement

Northern Lights

Agency Information

Howard Center
208 Flynn Avenue, Suite 3J
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: (802) 488-6000
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Program Contact

  • 76 Cherry Street
    Burlington, Vermont 05401
  • Phone: (802) 862-4386

Northern Lights is a supportive home for women returning from prison. This downtown Burlington residence houses eleven women for up to one year. Residents are under the supervision of the Department of Corrections. The goal is for each woman to build a safe, healthy, and productive life in the community. Northern Lights is a collaborative program that includes the Howard Center, Vermont Works for Women, Mercy Connections Inc., Lund Family Center, and Burlington Housing Authority.
Started in 2007

Who is helped?

Women who originated from the Chittenden County area who are returning to the community after being incarcerated. Capacity: Eleven beds (rotation)

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Last modified: 1/17/2012 12:31:04 PM

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