Lorna Mattern, Executive Director of United Counseling Service (UCS), is pleased to announce the appointments of Amy Fela as Director of Operations and John “JD” Hebert as Director of Facilities and Safety. Fela joined UCS in 1999 and her most recent role was as Executive Assistant. She will serve in the newly created position of
“Every day I see people overcome adversity, I see strength and courage, I see determination and love. It’s such an incredible feeling to be surrounded by such caring people, to be part of something so important to our community. Working for UCS has taught me so many things in such a short amount of time.
Students Amber Archer and Alyvia Metcalfe will receive the Deborah Lisi-Baker Youth Leader Award from the Vermont Center for Independent Living, Southern Vermont College has announced. The awards will be presented by VCIL’s executive director, Sarah Launderville, and Deborah Lisi-Baker at VCIL’s Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. in
United Counseling Service’s Teens 4 Change has been awarded a $5,000 Youth in Transition Grant from the Vermont Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (VFFCMH). Teens 4 Change is a young adult group that meets weekly, volunteers in the community and hosts leadership events for their peers. Teens 4 Change hosts an annual Youth
The Thanksgiving holiday will be much brighter for many Northshire families this year thanks to the generosity of the Manchester Center Knights of Columbus. The Knights donated and delivered Thanksgiving baskets to the United Counseling Services Northshire office to help families who find themselves in difficult financial situations during the holiday season. The Knights have