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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
October is a Busy Awareness Building Month!
October is officially Down syndrome Awareness Month, Disability Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, ADHD Awareness Month, and Bullying Prevention Month! Please take a moment to find out more about one, several or all of these important topics.
Caregiver's Workshop To Be Offered This Fall Beginning Monday 10/30
A Caregiver's workshop will be offered Mondays from 1:00-2:30 at CCPS, 174 Hospital Loop, Berlin. This 6-week psychoeducational and support group for anyone parenting a child who has experienced difficulties such as parental loss, changes in custody, chaotic life events or trauma of any kind. Pre-registration is required. For more information, please call Michelle at 479-4083.
Recovery Education Workshop Being Offered this Fall to Begin on September 19th
Washington County Mental Health Services is sponsoring a Fall Recovery Education Workshop based on a program developed by Mary Ellen Copeland. The workshop series will run on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30, September 19th through November 7th, in the Sunroom at 9 Heaton St in Montpelier. If you experience or support someone with mental health challenges, this excellent workshop can help you develop skills and find support. To sign up or get more information, please contact Linda at 223-6328 or Cathy at 223-7544 Monday to Friday.
WCMHS Children's Group Fall Schedule
Many exciting groups groups are being offered this fall. Many groups are ongoing and some start dates are still being determined. Please click here for more information. The groups range from weight lifting for teenage girls and boys to equine assisted therapy. For more information, please contact Amanda Galloway at 229-0591.
WCMHS Wellness Collaborative Late Fall Groups Schedule
The Wellness Collaborative will have new classes starting this fall. The Wellness Collaborative aims to raise the wellness and quality of life for clients who are dealing with the challenges and stresses of daily living. Please see schedule to learn more about classes, and dates/times for each class. For more detailed information, please contact Ellia or Doreen at 479-4083.
WCMHS Imagination Station
The Imagination Station is now scheduling for individual and group sessions at 23 Summer St. in Barre. Imagination Station is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for use by schools, clinicians, and families or other private parties who have a trained adult to accompany the group for the entire session. If you are interested in becoming a trainer or to submit a referral form, please contact Heather Slayton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (802) 479-4055.
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