Our Mission

To develop and foster resources that enable the people of Grand Isle County to live in their community with dignity.

C.I.D.E.R. (aka Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources ) accomplishes this by providing direct services and collaborating with other individuals and groups.

C.I.D.E.R. feels a special responsibility to older adults and persons with disabilities.

The values that guide C.I.D.E.R. are:

Caring, Creative, Client Centered, Cost Effective and Community Based.

A United Way of Northwest Vermont Funded agency.

2005 National Rural Community Transportation System of the Year.

Vermont Agency of Human Services 2007 “Secretary’s Community Award”

2010 Governor’s Award for Outstanding Community Service