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  • UCS Earns Worksite Wellness Award

  • Teens 4 Change Visit the Capital

  • UCS Medical Director Alya Reeve, MD, MPH, Announced as 2016 AAIDD Fellow

  • UCS Hosts Legislative Breakfast

  • YCAT Launch "Sticker Shock" Campaign to Raise Substance Abuse Awareness

  • The Gathering Place Camp

  • Camp Be A Kid 2015

The UCS Mission Statement
  • Building a stronger community by empowering individuals and families to live healthy and meaningful lives.
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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 …

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    Bennington County Head Start has New Playground

    Bennington County Head Start held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new playground on Monday, August 1, 2016. The Head Start Program currently has 80 students enrolled in the program. “We are extremely pleased with the Head Start Playground and are grateful for the stae …

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    Camp Be a Kid is a Big Hit!

    Camp Be a Kid is in its fourth year at Lake Paran and the kids are having a great time.  The six week camp runs three days a week and is filled with many activities including yoga, paddleboarding, woodworking, swimming and weekly field trips. Camp Be …

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    Go the Distance Finisher Results