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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
WCMHS Featured on Vote for Vermont Show
Mary Moulton and team recently were featured on the Vote for Vermont show discussing Washington County Mental Health and the larger mental health system in the state. Thanks to Vote for Vermont and Campaign for Vermont for having us! Thank you to the crew at ORCA media for putting this great show together!
Random Rescue Group Starting April 17th
Random Rescue is designed for teenagers ages 13-18 with an interest in volunteering and working with rescue dogs and cats. The new group will have its first meeting on Monday April 17th from 3:30-5:30 at Random Rescue at 140 Casino Rd, Williamstown. The group will continue through May 22nd. Please use this application and click here for more details.
Choice Academy is hosting its Annual 5k Fun Run!
Come join ChOICE's 5k on April 29th 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.
Washington County Mental Health Therapeutic Foster Care Information Event
Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent? If so, join WCMHS Therapeutic Foster Care team at Positive Pie in Barre on Monday, April 3rd at 6:00pm to learn more. For more information call Erin at 661-5000 *518 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please RSVP by March 28th.
Wretches and Jabberers showing at Thetford Academy in May
Thetford Academy is hosting a free, open to the public screening of the world famous movie, Wretches and Jabberers. There will be a Q&A after the movie which will show on May 4th at 6:30. Please spread the word and encourage friends and family to see this fantastic movie that "sheds light on the global face of Autism".
NAMI Family-to-Family Education Group Starting on March 30th at CVMC
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a FREE 12-week course structured to help families and friends of individuals with mental illness understand and support their loved ones while maintaining their own well-being. Class begins on March 30th and will meet in a Central Vermont Medical Center Conference Room. There is limited seating, so register today! To register, call NAMI Vermont at 802-876-7949 or visit:
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 email@example.com or call (802) 479-4055.
WCMHS Wellness Collaborative Spring Groups Schedule
The Wellness Collaborative will have new classes starting in April. 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 Spring 2017 Children's Group Schedule
Many exciting groups groups are being offered this winter. 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 Karli Clark at 229-0591.
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