In the Media

Howard Center and Union Ratify Contract
September 21, 2016

Howard Center management confirmed that the agency’s Board of Trustees have approved a two-year contract with Local 1674 of AFSCME Council 93, which represents 723 Howard Center direct care workers, 112 of whom are members of the union. The agency employs over 1500 employees. Read more . . .


Howard Center Fall Community Education Series Presents Panel on Opiate Use and Treatment
September 07, 2016

Howard Center will launch its Fall Community Education Series on Thursday, September 8, with a panel forum on opiate use and treatment. The presenters for this session include Bob Bick, CEO, Howard Center; Dan Brugger, Community Member; Brandon del Pozo, Chief of Police, BPD; Patti Fisher, MD, UVM Medical Center; and Barbara Rachelson, Executive Director, LUND. Martha Maksym, Executive Director of the United Way of Northwest Vermont will serve as facilitator. Read more . . .


Howard Center Receives Designated Agency Recertification
September 01, 2016

Howard Center recently received designated agency recertification from the Vermont Department of Health; the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living (DAIL); and the State Program Committee for Adult Mental Health. The authorizations recognize Howard Center’s high-quality mental health, substance use, and developmental disability services and programs for Chittenden County adults, children, and families. Read more . . .


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