About Hannah’s House

Hannah’s House is a nonprofit, community-supported mental health resource center with offices in Waitsfield and Waterbury, Vermont. Hannah’s House promotes mental health services for children, teens, adults and families by providing local access to high quality counseling, community outreach through education, and financial assistance for psychotherapy. Hannah’s House is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization funded entirely by donations and grants from the community, businesses, organizations and foundations. To see how donations were used last year, click here to view the 2022 Impact report

Call Hannah’s House at 802-496-9715.  Visit Facebook for Updates

Current Offerings:

“Anxious Nation” ~ Harnessing Anxious Energy for Good
Join Hannah’s House therapists Gary Frankel and Cathy Hirce on Wednesday, May 29th, 6-8PM at the Steele Community Room in the Waterbury Library building for a free community viewing and conversation/Q&A. This is appropriate for middle schooler students up and all adults. Learn more about the film and watch the trailer here: https://anxiousnation.com/
“Our mission is to create a unified community for people struggling with anxiety that encourages open dialogue and the sharing of coping strategies. By shining a light on this often-hidden issue, we seek to create a more compassionate and understanding society that supports those grappling with anxiety.” – Anxious Nation Team

Weekly Walk and Talk

Every Monday at 9:30 AM we meet behind Neck of the Woods on Meadow Road for a leisurely walk. Beat the isolation of living rurally and make new connections while enjoying the outdoors. This is open to all. Call us if you want to be added to that email listing. 




Free Gun Locks

“Keep your Guns Safe, Keep your people safe” is one of several messages Vermont leaders have shared recently to increase safety surrounding guns. Free gun locks have been made available to the public at many locations around the state. Hannah’s House in Waitsfield & Waterbury, Vermont now has gun locks available to anyone. Please contact Hannah’s House at 802-496-9715 or info@hannahshousevt.org to pick up a free gun lock. This website lists gun lock distribution sites throughout the state: https://www.justice.gov/usao-vt/gunsafe-vt

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Mental Health Crisis Assistance 24/7

Washington County Mental Health 24-hr Crisis Line: 802-229-0591 National Suicide Prevention: 988 VT Crisis Text Line: Text VT to 741741

Other help and services

In Response to COVID-19

Hannah’s House therapists are using Telemedicine to serve their clients and staff are responding to phone messages and emails from home. As part of the Mad River Valley’s Emergency Response services, Hannah’s House offers  support, connection with vital resources throughout the community, and a friendly voice to help you find the information you need to help reduce the stress of this uncertain time. Please don’t hesitate to call 802-496-9715 or email chrissy@hannahshousevt.org  if you or those you care about are feeling overly stressed, isolated or anxious.