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David Brown voted Board Emeritus at Youth Services

David Brown, an award-winning realtor with Berkley & Veller Greenwood Country, was voted Board Emeritus at Youth Services’ October board meeting on ...

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Suzie Wagner of VT Department of Labor joins board of Youth Services

Suzie Wagner, the Regional Manager for the Vermont Department of Labor’s Career Resource Centers in Springfield and Brattleboro, recently joined 18 other ...

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Clinical Program at Youth Services Provides Substance Abuse Treatment and Counseling

In response to the opioid epidemic, Youth Services has added substance abuse treatment and counseling to its 19 other Windham County programs ...

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Restorative Justice Advocate Celebrated

Marilyn Buhlmann is the first Restorative Justice volunteer to be honored in Youth Services Hall of Fame. Inducted last month, Marilyn is recognized for her 22 years of service as a Diversion Board member. "I love the act of giving, being able to share myself and my resources with this wonderful community that I have made my home for the past 50 years," she said. Recognized by staff as a "natural" at this work, she is described as an unusually compassionate and effective volunteer.

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Any time of year your donations matter! Any time of year there are young people in crisis who are turning to Youth Services. Any time of year even a modest contribution can go a long way with a community-based nonprofit like Youth Services. We parlay your gift into more services for young people and families. Give because you can and it'll make you feel good. Give to honor a friend or in memory of a loved one lost. If you're having a birthday or anniversary and don't need more gifts, suggest your friends, family or colleagues make a donation to Youth Services in your honor. No matter what your reason, Youth Services counts on your generosity!

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Workforce Development Expands Using Mentoring Model

“Build trust first and skills second,” is a key concept behind Youth Services’ approach to workforce development efforts in Windham County communities in the coming months. Our programs will offer a spectrum of employment services with a low barrier to entry. Paid young adults (ages 18-24) will be mentored in a cohort model in all aspects of screen printing business. Youth ages 12-17 will receive one-on-one mentoring.

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Recent Activity

The Youth Development Team works tirelessly to help young adults develop a sense of hope and trust even in the face of what sometimes feels like insurmountable challenges.

“The heart of our work is in supporting young people develop their resilience,” explained Christine Linn, Director of Youth Development. Over 150 young adults each year are served by Youth Services who face challenges during this pivotal stage of life.
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This is the watercolor, "Golden Meadow" painted by Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead Guitar Legend being auctioned off by The Jerry Garcia Foundation to benefit Youth Services, together with two pen & ink drawings. You last chance to bid is Dec 11 at 3:25 pm. Check it out! www.charitybuzz.com/support/Youthservices ... See MoreSee Less

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Are you a fan of the Grateful Dead and a fan of Youth Services? Or perhaps you are simply looking for a one-of-a-kind present for a Grateful Dead enthusiast in your life?

Bidding closes at 3:25 pm on Dec. 11 on three original artwork donated by Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead Guitar Legend and authenticated by the Jerry Garcia Foundation, to benefit Youth Services. Hurry and place your bid at www.charitybuzz.com/support/Youthservices!

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