COVID-19 Update


Health & Safety a Top Priority at HCRS Meadowview Program

Posted: February 1st, 2021

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), announced on January 22nd that, while there were two active cases at their Meadowview Recovery Residence, the health and safety of all staff and clients has been a priority since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The two active cases at HCRS’ Meadowview Recovery Residence in Brattleboro were being [...]

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HCRS Named Best Place to Work in Vermont

Posted: January 28th, 2021

It was  announced today that HCRS was named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Vermont. Companies from across the State were chosen across three categories: Small Businesses (15-99 employees), Medium Businesses (100-249 employees), and Large Businesses (250+ employees). HCRS is one of the 10 businesses in the large business category. George Karabakakis, [...]

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2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule Video

Posted: December 10th, 2020

One of the highlights during the Annual Meeting was a very moving COVID-19 time capsule video. HCRS has had many challenges since COVID-19 hit in the spring, but the pandemic also brought about opportunities for changes, many of which have been beneficial. This time capsule video shows brief clips of staff sharing their stories and [...]

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Posted: December 9th, 2020

Embracing Technology in Order to Celebrate the Past Fiscal Year   Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s non-profit community mental health agency, held its annual meeting on November 12th for the first time via the international video chat platform, Zoom. Attended by 175 board members, staff, clients, and community members, the event celebrated [...]

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HCRS Implements Same Day Access

Posted: October 6th, 2020

HCRS has implemented an open access model for new clients, allowing the agency to offer same day access, as of October 5. Community mental health has historically been challenged by wait times for client services. Individuals seeking mental health treatment often wait weeks for an assessment appointment, and even longer to actually receive clinical services. [...]

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HCRS to Implement Same Day Access

Posted: October 1st, 2020

As of October 5, HCRS is implementing Same Day Access which will allow us to see new clients when they need support, without having to wait for an appointment.

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Vermont Highlights Suicide Prevention in WCAX Series

Posted: September 23rd, 2020

Vermont Care Partners and its member agencies created a series on suicide prevention as part of National Suicide Prevention Month. The series aired on WCAX-3 News during the week of September 21. Here are links to this informative series on suicide prevention: Segment 1: Help for Vermonter’s Struggling with Thoughts of Self-Harm Segment 2: How [...]

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HCRS Hosts “Coping with Stress & Anxiety” Workshop

Posted: September 21st, 2020

Workshop: Coping with Stress and Anxiety & Helping Someone Who’s Experiencing Suicidal Ideation Presented by: Gary Graff and Jack Heddon Dates: September 30 or October 14, 2020 (1:00-2:30 pm) This free, online workshop will provide information and practical steps towards addressing stress and anxiety as well as suicidal thoughts. This information is especially pertinent in [...]

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HCRS Back to School Packets

Posted: September 4th, 2020

HCRS has pulled together packets of resources for families of children returning to school. Click below to view these five packets containing resources for families, mental health information, facts about COVID-19, how to help children cope, and resources for schools and teachers. Back to School Packets

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HCRS’ Client Satisfaction Rating Improves 2%

Posted: July 23rd, 2020

HCRS’ client satisfaction rating improved by 2% for the services we provide to thousands of clients across Windsor and Windham counties every year. This improved rating was received in response to questions asked of virtually all active agency clients during a two-month period as part of our annual survey process. Since the year 2000, we [...]

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