WASHINGTON COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, INC. is a comprehensive community mental
health center that provides services for adults with mental illnesses, children and adolescents with serious
emotional disturbances, and people with developmental disabilities. In addition to the above, it also provides
outpatient and outreach services for adults and children with less severe mental health needs. It is a private,
non-profit corporation with a citizen Board of Directors, funded primarily though a contract with the State.
Other funding is from local and State grants and contracts, private insurance and Green Mountain United Way
support. Contributions and fees are based on the client’s ability to pay. The agency’s mental health services
are available to residents of Washington County plus the towns of Orange, Washington and Williamstown. Developmental
services are offered to Washington County residents and the program works in collaboration with the State and
other providers to assure that the needs of all residents of Vermont are best served. Guidelines for acceptance
and participation in the agency’s programs are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national
origin, or religion.