In 2015, Lund celebrated 125 years of building families and changing lives in Vermont. 

Founded in 1890 as a maternity home for women on the edges of society, Lund today is an integrated, family centered adoption, education, treatment and family support agency serving over 4,800 Vermonters each year. 

At Lund you will find:

  • Vermont's oldest and largest nonprofit adoption agency coordinating private infant adoption as well as the adoptions of older children living in foster care through a collaboration with Vermont Department of Children and Families called Project Family. 
  • The only ressidential treatment program for moms struggling with substance abuse issues and/or mental health challenges where they can live with their children
  • 5 STAR early childhood education program for 50 children aged birth to 5
  • High School completion program for pregnant and parenting teens and young women which includes access to introductory college classes, life skills and parenting education
  • Outpatient treatment for substance abuse including Spoke services though the state's Hub and Spoke care alliance for opioid dependence
  • Transitional housing for seven mothers and their kids
  • Home visiting services providing parent education and case management
  • Workforce development, Reach Up Case Management and other services to help young families work towards economic self sufficiency

The heart of Lund's work is to empower families to break cycles of poverty, addiction and abuse.

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