Spread the Joy This Holiday Season
Become a Sponsor for our Holiday Giving Program
Last year, through the support of our generous friends, we provided gifts for 429 individuals who receive support from HowardCenter. To make a difference in someone’s holiday this year, contact Freya Waters at FWaters@howardcenter.org.
Wrap it Up!
Hate to wrap gifts? On December 21 and December 24 when you purchase an item at Barnes & Noble in South Burlington, get it wrapped by volunteers from our Community Friends Mentoring (CFM) volunteers. All donations will be used to support CFM.
Autism Spectrum Program Director Receives National Award
Amy Cohen, the Director of HowardCenter’s Autism Spectrum Program, recently received a national award in appreciation of exceptional advocacy on behalf of individuals with autism in the state of Vermont at a national conference on autism in Washington, DC. Read more . . .
Centerpoint Adolescent Treatment Services Receives Grant to Expand Services
HowardCenter is pleased to announce that Centerpoint Adolescent Treatment Services in Chittenden County is one of two pilot sites in Vermont that will expand and strengthen treatment options for adolescents and young adults with the help of a $3.8 million grant from the Federal Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Read more . . .
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Community Forum Focuses on Suicide Prevention
Monday night's forum at the Colchester High School focused on youth suicide and provided tips for parents about how to talk with their children about depression and getting help through community resources. The forum panel included doctors, educators and first resp[onders, including Charlotte McCorkel director of HowardCenter's 24/7 First Call Crisis Program.
Looking for information about health insurance plans in Vermont?
VT Health Connect can help. Vermont Health Connect explains the options for individuals, families, and small businesses looking for private and public health insurance plans that meet their needs and budget
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