Local Community Resources

American Lung Association of Vermont
43 Farrell Street
South Burlington, Vermont
Information: 1-800-586-4872

American Cancer Society
121 Connor Way Suite 240
Williston, Vermont 05495
800-562-2623

Springfield Hospital’s Pulmonary Puffers’ Support Group
25 Ridgewood Road
Springfield, Vermont 05156
3rd Wednesday of the month.
4:00-5:00 pm in Library on Level D
For information call Mary Anne Riley, RRT 802-885-7421

Transportation

RSVP
Main Street
Springfield, Vermont
Information 802-885-2083
Connecticut River Transit
300 Clinton Street
Springfield, Vermont 05156
Information 802-460-1195

Resources

Home Health Care & Community Services
800-541-4145
Provides: Nurse visits, Occupational Therapy,
Physical Therapy, Home Health Aides,
Meals on Wheels, Homemaking,
Social Worker,
Speech and Language Therapy

Lifeline
Information 800-LIFELINE

Senior Center
139 Main Street
Springfield, Vermont 05156
Information 802-885-3933

Advanced Directives
Springfield Hospital
Social Services Department 802-885-7585

Council On Aging
56 Main Street
Springfield, Vermont 05156
802-885-2655
Help line-1-800-642-5119

Chronic Lung Disease Resource Directory
ALA Call Center
Offers smoking cessation advice via phone
1-800-548-8252

Vermont Quitline
Offers smoking cessation counseling and gives out the telephone number of a tobacco cessation coordinator at your nearest hospital
1-877-937-7848

COPD Foundation
1-866-316-2673 or www.COPDfoundation.org

Mayo Clinic
Medical information on many diseases, management and healthy living
www.mayohealth.org

COPD Lung Profiler
Helps COPD patients and doctors make informed decisions based on medical literature
1-800-548-8252 or http://www.lungusa.org

National Lung health Education Program (NLHEP)
For the prevention of lung disease. This site is headed by Dr. Thomas Petty
www.nlhep.org

National Emphysema Foundation (NEF)
Working to improve the quality of life for those with Emphysema, Asthma and related diseases
1-203-854-9191 or www.emphysemafoundation.org

National Jewish Medical and Research Center
Extensive amount of lung related information.
1-800-222-5864

COPD-Support.com
The web home for COPD online mailing list
www.COPD-Support.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The main federal agency for protecting the health and welfare of all
1-800-311-3435 or www.cdc.gov

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Part of government’s program.
1-301-592-8573 or www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

Traveling with COPD
Tips for flying, cruises, trains and bus
1-800-778-7953 or www.access-able.com/tips/oxy.html

Sleep Net
Large volume of information on sleep apnea and other sleep related disorders.
1-202-347-3471 or www.sleepfoundation.org

Helping Patients
Interactive web site that helps patients find medication assistance programs.
1-800-762-4636

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis
Organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of those affected by Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
1-888-222-8541 or www.coalitionforpf.org