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Notification of Period of Public Comment

Notification of Period of Public Comment

Posted: Oct 08, 2018 | Categories: Featured

Pursuant to 18 V.S.A. § 8907 and the Administrative Rules on Agency Designation, the Vermont Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) hereby notify the public of the Application for Redesignation of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS), located in Franklin and… Read More
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In Search of Resilience – Fostering a sense of control in today’s youth

In Search of Resilience – Fostering a sense of control in today’s youth

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 | Categories: Featured

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      June 25, 2018   In Search of Resilience Fostering a sense of control in today’s youth   By Katie Mable, MA, LCMHC Family Assessment Team Leader & Judi Exil, MA Family Assessment Specialist Northwestern Counseling & Support Services   This… Read More
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The Path to Resilience Structure and Consequence

The Path to Resilience Structure and Consequence

Posted: Aug 08, 2018 | Categories: Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           May 7, 2018   The Path to Resilience Structure and Consequence By Heather Wilson, M.A. Psychologist-Master and the Early Childhood Support Team Leader Northwestern Counseling & Support Services   This is the second of a nine part series with the goal of… Read More
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Climb Out of the Darkness

Climb Out of the Darkness

Posted: Jun 25, 2018 | Categories: Uncategorized

The Parent Child Center hosted the event Climb out of the Darkness on the first day of summer.  The Parent Child Center joined a local family with 4 kids in tow (including one in a front baby carrier!) and hiked up Hard’ack and through the trails on Aldis Hill to… Read More
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Pathways To Human Services

Pathways To Human Services

Posted: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Uncategorized

On Thursday May 24th NCSS lead a panel discussion for approximately 20 BFA students focused on Pathways to Human Services. This initiative was designed to engage young adults in the field and provide direction as they conclude their high school careers and explore their futures.  Students had an opportunity to ask… Read More
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No One Has To Walk Alone

No One Has To Walk Alone

Posted: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   No One Has to Walk Alone: Local Musician Hikes the Long Trail, with a Mission   No One Has to Walk Alone is a community awareness project started by Betsy LeBlanc focused on the issue of suicide. Its mission is to foster an open conversation about… Read More
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Providers are dedicated to providing learning and socialization opportunities for children throughout Franklin and Grand Isle counties.

Providers are dedicated to providing learning and socialization opportunities for children throughout Franklin and Grand Isle counties.

Posted: Apr 30, 2018 | Categories: Uncategorized

  St. Albans – National Provider Appreciation Day celebrates Childcare providers and programs that care for children, so parents have the opportunity to be employed, attend educational opportunities, and search for employment. It is the hope that everyone will take a moment to reflect on the number of committed… Read More
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60 Year’s We’re Here for You

60 Year’s We’re Here for You

Posted: Apr 19, 2018 | Categories: Uncategorized

Since 1958, Northwestern Counseling & Support Services, as a private, non-profit, human services agency has been serving Franklin and Grand Isle Counties.  NCSS provides intervention and support to children, adolescents, and adults with emotional and behavioral problems; a mental illness diagnosis; an intellectual disability or developmental delay. In… Read More
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Support For Those Struggling With Recent Events

Support For Those Struggling With Recent Events

Posted: Feb 22, 2018 | Categories: Uncategorized

**Press Release from Department of Mental Health** Support for those struggling in wake of mass school shootings and averted threat in Fair Haven, VT. Some Vermonters may feel anxious, depressed, having a hard time sleeping or having other feelings that are difficult to manage alone. “Such… Read More
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