CCS offers “Little Library” to community
At CCS, we sometimes say, “Community is our middle name.” While that’s literally true, it also reflects the importance we place on “participating and belonging” in our community. A fun example is our fairly recent building and registering of a “Little Library” at our Ft. Ethan Allen location. We have Sarah DeBouter, employment specialist in our Way2Work program, to thank for the idea and bringing together the team that made it happen. Here, Sarah tells you all about it . . .
Champlain Community Services (CCS), Inc., in our 49th year of serving our community, offers coordinated one-to-one supported employment, home & shared living, school-to-career transition, and community supports to adults and children with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Chittenden, Franklin, and Grand Isle Counties, Vermont.
We also promote and coordinate self-advocacy activities, and offer crisis (24 hour on-call response) and respite (staffing and coordination of additional hours)
A small, family-centered organization providing lifelong supports, CCS offers personalized, intentional service. We work closely with each individual — and the people important to them — to help them create a fulfilling life respectful of his or her unique goals and dreams.
“We Are CCS!”
A continuing feature of our website and Facebook page will be to feature stories of people who make up CCS. Learn more about film star and entrepreneur Mark Utter here.
Our sharing these stories is supported by a grant from the Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council (VDDC).
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