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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
The Times Argus moderated a discussion panel titled "Our Opiate Crisis: A Comprehensive Discussion with the People on the Front Lines."
On 2/12, Mary Moulton, WCMHS Executive Director, participated in a community discussion panel titled "Our Opiate Crisis: A Comprehensive Discussion with the People on the Front Lines." Many leaders from area healthcare, social services and law enforcement joined this important discussion. Please click here to listen to the discussion which was informative, sobering and hopeful.
Resources for Families in Managing Reactions to School Shootings or other Sudden Loss or Tragedy
In the wake of a school shooting in Florida yesterday, WCMHS is posting some resources to use for you and your family. In light of knowing we are all impacted, we offer the following tips for helping people through the emotional reactions that can occur with this type of news.
Shockwave Magazine's First Ever Gallery Showing To Run at SPA in Barre Through March 17th
WCMHS will be hosting a reception at Studio Place Arts (SPA) in downtown Barre on Tuesday, February 6th from 12-2pm with a special presentation of the history of Shockwave Magazine. Please come out and see the amazing artwork the Shockwave team has assembled. Shockwave Magazine is an arts collective through Community Developmental Services at Washington County Mental Health Services.
WCMHS LINCS program to Offer Woman's Self Esteem Group
LINCS program will offer a group for women on building self esteem. The group will be held on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:30, beginning February 13th. The group will meet at the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services. Please click here for more details.
WCMHS Children's Group Winter 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 Winter 2018 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 Stationis 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.
WCMHS 50th Anniversary Event Held on September 14th 2017
WCMHS held our offical 50th anniversary celebration in September at the Vermont College of Fine Arts Alumni Hall. The evening was a wonderful celebration of our past 50 years that included presentations, awards, food and song. Please take a look at the video footage courtesy of ORCA/Vote for Vermont. Thank you to all who attended and supported the event!
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