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, we were pleased to find that the best candidate was
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 is an 8-hour training course which teaches participants an action
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 child’s future for the better by empowering him or her to achieve.
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 great life experiences for individuals with intellectual disabilities since 2005.
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 and federal funding support and the hard work from our