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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
April Is Autism Awareness Month
Join others around the world during April to celebrate National Autism Awareness Month. This represents an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year.
WCMHS Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CCPS) will offer Youth Grief and Loss Groups This Spring
Do you know a child or teen who is struggling after a significant loss in their lives? The Children’s Grief and Loss Project is offering a group focused on connecting with peers, normalizing feelings associated with grief, and developing coping skills to manage those feelings. The next 6-week cycle of the Grief and Loss Group for Youth will begin Thursday April 26th from 4:00-5:30 pm. For more information, please contact 479-4083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come join Shockwave Magazine as we celebrate National Poetry Month!
Shockwave Magazine will have an art show at the Aldrich Public Library in Barre from April 3rd till April 30th! Shockwave Magazine is Communtiy Developmental Services (CDS) very own arts & literary magazine, celebrating the art and written word of our consumers here at WCMHS.
ChOICE Academy is hosting its Annual 5k Fun Run!
Come join ChOICE's 5k on May 6th at the Barre Town Rec Bike Path. Registration is 8-8:45 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 9:00. Cost is $25. Find out more on Facebook and help the ChOICE students with their end of the school year trip.
ChOICE Academy is hosting its 12th Annual 100 Square Raffle!
ChOICE Academy will hold their 12th annual 100 Square cash raffle at the Canadian Club in Barre on Friday, April 27th. All proceeds from this event will benefit the student’s annual year-end trip. For most academy students this is an opportunity of a lifetime that positively supports the student’s social and emotional growth. This year’s trip is planned for New York, New York! For Information and to purchase tickets, please contact Garrett Washburn at (802) 479-0012 x349 or email@example.com.
WCMHS Team To Present "Breaking Down the Barriers of Autism" in April
A team from WCMHS' Community Developmental Services division will present “Breaking Down the Barriers of Autism”at Bay College and Escanaba High School in Escanaba, MI on April 16th, 2018. Prior to the presentation, screenings of the film, "Wretches and Jabberers" will show as a lead up to the presentations.
WCMHS Outpatient Division to Offer a Caregiver’s Workshop Starting this May
The Caregiver's Workshop is a 5 week-long group for caregivers of children/teens who have experienced trauma. This group will meet Thursdays, 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM, starting May 3, 2018-May 31, 2018. For more information or to sign up call Michele Delaney or Lena Freed at (802) 479-4083.
WCMHS Children's Group Spring Schedule
Many exciting groups groups are being offered this spring. 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 Spring 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 Roxanne 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. Each group must have a trained adult to accompany the group for the entire session. If you are interested in becoming a trainer, WEEKLY TRAINING WILL BE HELD ON MONDAYS FROM 12:00 until 1:30. To sign up for a training or to submit a referral form, please contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mary at (802) 479-4055.
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