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Many of you have asked how you can help with advocacy this year, below is an opportunity coming up next week. When it comes to discussions about pay, the legislators prefer to hear from people in services, family members or...
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SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, March 10: The Vermont Care Partners 2022 Annual Conference, “Promoting Resilience Through Complex Times.” This is a virtual event. Dr. Thema Bryant, PhD. will present the keynote address, “Using Self, Community, and Organizational Care to Combat...
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The CCS office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Day. “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Dr. MLK, Jr....
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The first All-Staff meeting of 2022 produced a solid list of staffers recognized by their colleagues for extraordinary contributions. Here’s the list of winners announced at our January meeting: Jonaé – thank you for being such a great resource, role...
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CCS officially welcomes Frank Davis to our Direct Support Professionals (DSP) team. He brings a dozen years as a counselor and therapist, and four decades as an educator. Frank says he will be, “supporting clients that they may interact in their world,” and...
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Join us for Mental Health Advocacy Day, “Now is the Time for Hope & Recovery.” We’ll met virtually on Monday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to call on Vermont legislators and other leaders to support mental health...
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We are excited to welcome Christine Leonard to CCS as a Residential Direct Support Professional. She will be providing direct support to a young woman with Autism.  “I’m looking forward to being present in my client’s life experience and to provide support for her...
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Our 2022 Annual Fund is now active! You can make a tax-deductible gift on-line through our secure Network For Good page, or go “old school” and send a check to CCS, Inc. at 512 Troy Ave, Colchester VT 05446. Either...
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Give securely online through our new site at Network For Good at: https://ccs-vt.networkforgood.com/…/139388-ccs-annual-fund Your gift is tax deductible and goes directly to peoviding essential ssupports to Vermonters with intellectual disabilities – at work, at home, at school and in the...
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CCS Executive Director Beth Sightler is a featured interview on Vermont Public Radio regarding the continuing staffing crisis at Vermont’s developmental services and community mental health agencies. VPR reporter Peter Hirschfeld followed up on a discussion he began in July...
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