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How to be Your Child’s Best Advocate

WAUREGAN – FAVOR, Inc. and United Services will host a community event, “How to be Your Child’s Best Advocate,” a training for parents and caregivers who have children with behavioral and mental health challenges.

The training will be held Saturday March 10 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with Carolyn Westerholm at United Services Wauregan office, 303 Putnam Road, Wauregan, […]

February 14th, 2018|News|
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    17th Annual “Irish Night” to Benefit United Services Children and Family Programs

17th Annual “Irish Night” to Benefit United Services Children and Family Programs

Woodstock – Local residents have the opportunity to support critical children and family programs at United Services 17th Annual Irish Night, to be held Friday, March 16 at The Mansion at Bald Hill in Woodstock.

Irish Night includes a gourmet corned beef and cabbage dinner, with fish and vegetarian options available.

Live music with Irish sing-alongs will be performed by Eastern […]

February 8th, 2018|News|
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    More than 100 attend Putnam Ford’s 20th Annual “Christmas is for Kids” Party

More than 100 attend Putnam Ford’s 20th Annual “Christmas is for Kids” Party

Putnam, CT – For the 20th year, Putnam Ford staff helped to spread holiday cheer to local families at their annual “Christmas is for Kids” party Wednesday, December 13.

The party, hosted at the dealership, was attended by more than 100 children and adults from United Services’ human service programs, including the Domestic Violence Program, Center for Autism, and other […]

December 14th, 2017|News|

Shop and Give Back to Neighbors in Need This Holiday Season

 Online Shopping Websites Allows Users to Save Money While Benefitting Local Community Programs at No Extra Cost

With the holiday shopping season upon us, United Services is calling on residents of the Quiet Corner to combine their online shopping with charitable giving through the websites GoodShop.com and AmazonSmile, both of which donate a portion of the purchase price to United […]

November 27th, 2017|GoodShop, News|

United Services Celebrates Year with Annual Dinner

Local agency announces new board and recognizes community partners and long-serving staff helping to create healthy communities in northeastern Connecticut

United Services new board members, from left: Valentine Iamartino, Carol Kent, Kevin Donohue and Cheryl Muñoz. Not pictured: Diane Sauer.
Dayville, CT – United Services, Inc., one of Connecticut’s largest private, nonprofit behavioral health center celebrated its 53rd Anniversary with its Annual Dinner […]

November 27th, 2017|News|

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This October, United Services will mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a series of community education initiatives to continue its mission to break the cycle of violence in our communities.

United Services provides the only domestic violence shelters and services in Northeastern Connecticut. Our Domestic Violence Program offers a wide array of services designed to respond to the needs […]

October 5th, 2017|News|

Super Hero Fun Day to Return Saturday October 7

Free, Family Event Sponsored by United Services Youth Service Bureau
Wauregan, CT – Super heroes of all types are returning for United Services Youth Service Bureau’s “Super Hero Fun Day” on Saturday October 7.

The free event for children and families, in its second year, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at United Services’ Wauregan office, 303 Putnam […]

August 25th, 2017|News|

Sunflowers for Kids to be held Sunday Sept. 3

Free, Family Friendly event to benefit local Children and Family Programs
Pomfret, CT – Lapsley Orchard is set to host its 13th annual Sunflowers for Kids event on Sunday, September 3rd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The orchard’s end-of-summer bounty of sunflowers and wildflowers will be harvested and sold in bunches, or available for guests to pick their own, […]

July 25th, 2017|News|

Safety Committee Recognized with Award of Excellence

United Services Safety Committee was recently recognized by the Workers’ Compensation Trust with their highest award, the Award of Excellence.

Carol Fronczek, VP of Loss Control Services for Workers’ Compensation Trust, praised United Services for the agency’s safety culture and caring for clients and employees.

Photographed are, front row from left: Pamela Hunter, Senior Loss control Consultant with Workers’ Compensation Trust, […]

July 24th, 2017|News|

Free Community Training in Mansfield in July

United Services is offering free Mental Health First Aid training on July 18 at the Mansfield Town Hall.

The 8-hour course will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday July 18 at in the Council Chambers, Mansfield Town Hall, 4 S Eagleville Road, Mansfield.

There is limited availability for these award winning trainings, serving as the mental health equivalent […]

July 10th, 2017|News|