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It’s hard to talk about suicide but, “We can all take a positive step towards helping others who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide by becoming more knowledgeable and confident about ways to broach this subject if we think...
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Every month at our “all-staff” meeting CCS staffers nominate colleagues who’ve achieved mightily or gone above and beyond in the workplace. Here are our “Catch-a-Star” honorees named at the September meeting . . . Karen:  for successfully completing the year-long...
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CCS is a “Best Place to Work in Vermont,” and we’re growing and hiring. Openings include two exciting new positions, Information Technology Professional and Virtual Activities Coordinator (temporary). Get details on these and other opportunities on our Current Openings page....
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CONGRATULATIONS to our own Karen Ciechanowicz, Director of Operations, on her graduation with the Vermont Leadership Institute (VLI) Class of 2020 after an intensive year as a VLI Fellow. We see Karen’s leadership skills and many talents up close every...
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September is National Suicide Prevention Month and the agencies of Vermont Care Partners are presenting a four-part series of articles to promote awareness and tools for intervention and prevention (CCS is one of 16 member agencies). Read the first part,...
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Elizabeth Sightler, Executive Director at CCS and President of Vermont Care Network testified on the FY2021 State Budget before the Joint Fiscal Committee on Friday. She highlighted the vital role CCS and its colleague agencies in Vermont Care Partners play...
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Many Vermonters are feeling deepened anxiety, loneliness, and uncertainty during this time. COVID Support VT helps alleviate the emotional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in our state by connecting Vermonters to: resources for emotional well-being and mental health support local and national helplines, most...
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Thanks to United Way of Northwest Vermont, Inc. for providing a $2,500 micro-grant to CCS through the COVID-19 United Response Fund. These funds made it possible for CCS to acquire tents as a key resource in our gradual return to...
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Introducing the first of three wheelchair-accessible raised beds for our CCS gardeners. Built by Pam Fitzgerald of our Global Campus program and her brother David Fitzgerald! Thanks as well to Lucy Rogate and Don Kent of CCS staff for joining...
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The Summer 2020 issue of DIY (Do It Yourself) Newsletter is now available. Download a pdf copy here...
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