In the Media
Howard Center Hosts Open House for New Residential Program
November 13, 2015
Howard Center will host an open house for a new residential program, Avenue 7, designed for young adults ages 18-28 who have an intellectual disability or autism. The program will provide support and guidance for individuals as they develop the skills necessary to live independently in the community. Read more . . .
Bob Wolford Honored by Turning Point
November 10, 2015
Bob Wolford, Howard Center's Coordinator of Criminal Justice Programs, recently received the Tom Crowley Award at The Turning Point’s Circle of Stars annual dinner. The Turning Point Center of Chittenden County offers support for individuals in recovery, and the award was created in honor of Senator Tom Crowley, an advocate for people in recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction. It is presented annually to a person in the community who has performed outstanding work in support of people struggling with alcohol and/or drug addictions. Read more . . .
Howard Center Hosts Informational Open House for Foster Care Program
October 14, 2015
“You don't have to be married, rich, or own a home to be a perfect foster or adoptive parent," says Katie Nee, Resource Coordinator for Howard Center’s Comprehensive Care Program. She adds, "You will be supported every step of the way by our team.” In addition to providing a variety of mental health support services to children and families in the community, her program helps find foster homes and respite foster care for children ages 4-18. Her team provides information and guidance for families who are considering becoming foster parents.
Nee’s program will sponsor an informational open house for adults interested in learning more about Comprehensive Care’s Foster Parent program:
Wednesday, October 14
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
1138 Pine Street, Burlington, VT