Monthly Archives: May 2014

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    United Services Board and Staff recognized as “Family Champions”

United Services Board and Staff recognized as “Family Champions”

The Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies (CCFSA) recently named United Services Board Member Romeo Blackmar and United Services Case Manager Stephen Benoit as recipients of the 2014 “Family Champion Award.” Annually the Council recognizes one board member and one staff member from each of its member agencies as Family Champions for consistently going above and beyond the call of duty responding […]

May 21st, 2014|News|
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    United Services Domestic Violence Public Service Announcements

United Services Domestic Violence Public Service Announcements

Thanks to support from the Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation, United Services has produced two Public Service Announcements on Domestic Violence. The 30 second PSAs are airing now on Charter Communications in the Windham region. The extended version can be viewed at our YouTube page by clicking here.

Please take a moment to watch and share the message to help […]

May 20th, 2014|News|
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    Particle Accelerator 8 to be held June 7 in Rotary Park, Putnam

Particle Accelerator 8 to be held June 7 in Rotary Park, Putnam

Particle Accelerator 8 will be held June 7, 2014 at Rotary Park in downtown Putnam.

This free, family-friendly music and art festival is held in memory of local musician Jack Young, Jr. and to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention and local mental health programs. The event features a lively and diverse line-up of popular local and regional bands […]

May 9th, 2014|Events, News|

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Each May, Mental Health advocates across the country, including United Services, mark Mental Health Awareness Month with increased efforts to raise awareness. In 2013, President Barack Obama was the first U.S. President to officially recognize Mental Health Awareness Month with a proclamation.

President Obama has again marked the awareness month with a Presidential Proclamation. To read this year’s proclamation, visit […]

May 2nd, 2014|News|