Suicide Prevention Awareness Vigil

Lake Paran 269 Houghton Street, North Bennington, VT, United States

Join UCS in lighting lanterns of remembrance on Friday, September 29 at 5:30pm at Lake Paran. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Gather at the waterside with friends and neighbors as we remember those we've lost to suicide. The evening will include the lighting and release of floating lanterns on the lake and light refreshments.

UCS Presents: Suicide-The Ripple Effect

Manchester Community Library 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester, VT, United States

Join United Counseling Service of Bennington County for a showing of the documentary, Suicide: The Ripple Effect, created by global public speaker, author, and survivor, Kevin Hines. This event is a preview for Kevin’s upcoming presentation at Burr and Burton Academy on October 19, hosted by United Counseling Service. Free admission. Tickets recommended. Get free

An Evening with Kevin Hines

Riley Center for the Arts 57 Seminary Avenue, Manchester, VT, United States

Join us for an evening with Kevin Hines as a part of our 65th Anniversary celebration. Kevin Hines is a best selling author, global public speaker, and award winning documentary filmmaker. In the Year 2000, Kevin attempted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Many factors contributed to his miraculous survival

Open Interviews for Head Start/Early Head Start of Bennington County

Spring Center 655 Gage Street, Bennington, VT, United States

United Counseling Service (UCS) will hold Open Interviews for its Early Childhood Services (ECS) programs on Tuesday, October 24, from 3-5:30pm, at the Spring Center in Bennington, VT. Hiring managers will offer on the spot interviews for job seekers hoping to learn more about career opportunities at Head Start and Early Head Start of Bennington

Superhero 5K

Bennington Community Center 655 Gage Street, Bennington, VT, United States

Online registration is now closed. Thank you for another great Superhero 5K! Be a Superhero! Join us on for the 6th annual UCS Superhero 5K and Kids’ Dash. Run, walk or roll on this 3.1 mile course that takes you through beautiful downtown Bennington. Costumes are encouraged and there will be prizes for top finishers

Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

Via Zoom

Join the more than 2.6 million First Aiders who have chosen to be the difference in their community. Learn how to support your friends, family, and neighbors. Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. You’ll build skills

Teens4Change Presents: Basket Bingo

Mount Anthony Union Middle School 747 East Road, Bennington, VT, United States

Join the youth of United Counseling Service's Teens4Change program for a Basket Bingo fundraiser! Gift baskets filled with local items will be raffled off and food and drinks will be available for purchase. Doors open at 5:30pm and bingo starts at 6:30pm. Presale tickets are $10/ticket and tickets at the door are $13/ticket. Please contact

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Join the more than 2.6 million First Aiders who have chosen to be the difference in their community. Learn how to support your friends, family, and neighbors. Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. You’ll build skills

Holiday Craft Fair

First Baptist Church 601 Main Street, Bennington, VT, United States

The annual Holiday Craft Fair hosted by the Developmental Services Connections program returns on December 8, 2023, at the First Baptist Church in Bennington, VT. Clients of UCS’ Developmental Services division will host the event, and other local crafters, artists, and makers in the community are invited to attend as vendors. Shoppers can stop by

Bake Sale

Spring Center 655 Gage Street, Bennington, VT, United States

Do you have a sweet tooth? The Developmental Services Division’s Connections Program is hosting a Bake Sale at the Spring Center in Bennington on Valentine’s Day from 9am to 3pm. All proceeds benefit the Client Activities Fund. Contact Burke at (802)445-7285 or CBurke@ucsvt.org for more information. DS Bake Sale Flyer