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    Weekend Tag Sale in the Northshire Supports United Counseling Service

    The Barn Sale Committee is proud to announce that their weekend tag sale earned close to $50,000 in support of the Northshire United Counseling Service (UCS). The Barn Sale is a yearly tag sale held each fall with proceeds supporting United Counseling Service. This is …

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    BBBS awarded grant to support mentoring initiative.

    United Counseling Service’s Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bennington County has been awarded an $11,700 grant from Mobius, Vermont’s Mentoring Partnership. Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children achieve success in school, helps them avoid risky behaviors, and helps them improve their self-confidence. Mobius believes that …

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    The “Best Tag Sale in Vermont” is Back!

    Since 2012, United Counseling Service has been the beneficiary of a charitable fundraiser organized by a wonderful group known as The Barn Sale Committee. The “Barn Sale” is an extremely successful event which celebrates the close-knit community fabric demonstrated so frequently by Northshire community members …

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    UCS announces Appointment of New Executive Director

    The United Counseling Service Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorna Mattern as the agency’s new Executive Director. Mattern will take the reins when the current Executive Director Ralph Provenza retires at the end of October. “After conducting a national search, …

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    Sometime first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, or calling 911. Sometimes, first aid is YOU.

    Take a course. Save a life. Strengthen your community. You are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack.  Learn how to help a friend, family member, coworker or neighbor in need. Mental Health First Aid …

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    You Can Make a Difference!

    United Counseling Service’s Big Brother Big Sister Program is looking for mentors. Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most enjoyable things you’ll ever do. Not to mention, one of the most fulfilling. You have the opportunity to help shape a …

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    Laughter, Learning and S’mores

    Many individuals with disabilities never get the chance to overnight camp. United Counseling Service’s The Gathering Place Camp offers these individuals a camping experience close to home with people they know and trust. The Gathering Place Camp has provided the backdrop for laughter, learning and …