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Spectrum to open new drop-in center for at-risk youth in Franklin County

Spectrum to open new drop-in center for at-risk youth in Franklin County

Posted: Dec 23, 2020 | Categories: Featured , Uncategorized

As seen on WCAX this morning. NCSS will collaborate with Spectrum to meet the needs of vulnerable youth. Danielle Lindley, Heather Getty, and Amy Johnson spoke with Kevin Gaiss during the segment. https://www.wcax.com/2020/12/23/spectrum-to-open-new-drop-in-center-for-at-risk-youth-in-franklin-county/ By Kevin Gaiss Published: Dec. 23, 2020 St. Albans, Vt. (WCAX) – A drop-in center for… Read More
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NCSS CRT staff deliver holiday meals

Posted: Dec 21, 2020 | Categories: Featured , Uncategorized

On December 18th, NCSS Community & Rehabilitation Treatment (CRT) program staff delivered meals to 135 clients that were prepared by Lise Gates of The Dairy Center.  In previous years, prior to the pandemic, everyone came together to enjoy a festive holiday luncheon.  This is another example of adapting to the… Read More
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Holiday spirit abounds at NCSS

Posted: Dec 17, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

Through the efforts and generosity of NCSS staff, children in 178 families will be receiving additional gifts this holiday season.  As COVID-19 continues to alter daily lives, in the spirit of giving, the number of families that will be impacted this year is an all-time record.  Danielle Lindley-Mitchell provides a… Read More
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Trama Informed Care Tip

Trama Informed Care Tip

Posted: Dec 17, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

During this pandemic we  have all experienced a loss of supports and coping mechanisms we have relied on in the past. This often leads to an increased sense of loneliness and isolation which for some can be traumatic or trigger reminders of traumatic events.  Here are some ideas to help… Read More
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WCAX Coverage for COVID Support and Mental Health at large

WCAX Coverage for COVID Support and Mental Health at large

Posted: Dec 07, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

COVID Support VT complements the mental health and community services and supports that already exist throughout Vermont. Funding is provided through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Vermont Care Partners (VCP), of which NCSS is one of 10 Designated Agencies, is administering the grant under contract… Read More
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Knights of Columbus making a difference in the community  Tootsie Roll drive sends campers to NCSS’s Camp Rainbow

Knights of Columbus making a difference in the community Tootsie Roll drive sends campers to NCSS’s Camp Rainbow

Posted: Dec 03, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

Members of the Knights of Columbus, Council 297, St. Albans, Vermont, passed out tootsie rolls, and solicited donations for NCSS’s Camp Rainbow, before and after masses at Churches in the area. This continues a tradition of supporting NCSS’s Camp Rainbow which creates an exciting camp experience for children with… Read More
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NMC Incorporators elect three new members to the NMC board of directors

NMC Incorporators elect three new members to the NMC board of directors

Posted: Nov 12, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

Congratulations Matt!!! Wed, 11/11/2020 – 9:32am — Denise Sortor The Northwestern Medical Center (NMC) Incorporators held their annual meeting on November 10, 2020 via teleconferencing and elected three new members to the NMC Board of Directors: Erin Creley of St. Albans Town has served as the St. Albans District Director of the… Read More
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The Vermont Association of the Deaf

Posted: Oct 28, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

The Vermont Association of the Deaf held a guest forum with NCSS’s Amber Schaffler and Elaine Morse about mental health issues and developmental disabilities services during COVID-19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOhyxjwcR-c… Read More
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4th Annual Puzzle Piece Cookie Sale Donation to NCSS

4th Annual Puzzle Piece Cookie Sale Donation to NCSS

Posted: Oct 28, 2020 | Categories: Uncategorized

Jessica Hubis (left), owner of Missing Piece Bakery, presents check to NCSS’ Danielle Sachs who was her son’s Service Coordinator before he moved onto adult services.  The donation of $175 is for NCSS Autism Programs and is a portion of the proceeds from the 4th Annual Puzzle Piece Cookie Sale. Read More
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