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Start by calling (802) 229-0591 to speak to one of our friendly Intake Coordinators. You will be asked what kind of services you are seeking and depending on your answer, you will be directed to the correct person. You may be asked some routine questions and to schedule a brief interview to begin the process of accessing services. If you are not sure what services you are seeking, or what programs we offer, WCMHS will work with you to help you determine and access the services you may need.
If you are interested in Developmental Services, start by calling (802) 479-5012 (x565).
In order to receive Developmental Services, you need to be Medicaid eligible. WCMHS can help you determine your Medicaid eligibility and will work with you to access the services you may need.
Upcoming Events And News
Our thoughts go out to family, friends, and co-workers of Barre DCF social worker, Lara Sobel, who was slain on August 7th. Lara was a well-respected and beloved colleague. Our hearts are full as we support each other through this difficult time.
Barre-Montpelier Times Argus features article on Ch.O.I.C.E. Academy's 10 Year Anniversary Celebration!
Ch.O.I.C.E. Academy held a 10 Year Anniversary Celebration last Saturday, 8/22. Check out the article to find out more about the the event and this important milestone for Ch.O.I.C.E. staff, students, and alumni.
Barre-Montpelier Times Argus Article highlights ongoing work of human service providers in wake of recent tragedies in Central Vermont
Please see the attached article about WCMHS and other area and state agency responses to questions regarding the recent tragedies and the ways in which this has affected the work being done communities to help individuals and families.
August 31st is International Overdose Awarness (and rememberance) Day (IOAD)
This coming Monday, 8/31, come out to an event in Berlin at the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont lawn from 6:00-8:30 to learn more about substance abuse and prevention. The event will be hosted by central Vermont GRASP . This event will include information from area providers, guest speakers, and a candle-light vigil to recognize those who have lost the battle to addiction.
Vermont Doula Access Coalition to participate in Super-Supper at ArtsRiot in Burlington on Thursday night, September 10th
Our friends at VDAC (Vermont Doula Access Coalition) are making a film about doula care in Vermont in an effort to educate the public as to why doula supports are valuable to women’s health. Please click here to find out more about Super-Supper, a creative fundraising event in which VDAC will vie to be the group that is chosen for the funds collected during the evening's event. Come out and support this important cause if you can!
Children's group offering: Equine assisted therapy group
WCMHS will be offering an un-mounted equine assisted therapy group at Pease Farm for children age 9-12. The group will meet on Thursday afternoons from 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm at Pease Farm in Middlesex, VT. The initial meeting will be September 17th, 2015 and will meet for a duration of 6 weeks. Please click here for more details.
Children's group offering: Social Skills and Movement
WCMHS will be offering a Children's group starting September 15th for children ages 9-12. The group will run on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:45 for 6 weeks at 579 South Barre Rd. The group will work on social skills in conjunction with exersize. Please click here for more details.
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