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Helping the Lives of NH Adults

Helping the Lives of NH Adults A connecting theme throughout the many aspects of the Community Crossroads organization is making a difference in the lives of those in the community.  Just one way this mission is accomplished is through its Choices for Independence...

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My Day at the Golf Course

On Thursday, September 12, Community Crossroads held our 30th annual Golf Tournament. The tournament, which was held at Candia Woods Golf Links in Candia, NH, brought in numerous people to play golf while raising money towards a great cause.  This year’s tournament...

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Don’t Miss This-Fall Family Festival

Don’t Miss This...Fall Festival  It is that time of year again- Halloween stores are back open for the season, nearly everyone is sipping on Pumpkin Spice Lattes and the leaves have begun to change colors.  It must be fall! One autumn tradition here at Community...

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Don’t Miss This-NHDDC Grant Opportunity

New Hampshire Council for Developmental Disabilities Offers New Gran Don't miss this... Earlier this year, the New Hampshire Developmental Disabilities Council (NHDDC) rolled out (NHDDC) rolled out a new grant for those who are impacted by developmental disabilities....

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Family Support within the Community

Family Support within the Community A major aspect of Community Crossroads is Family Support and it is designed to help families in the community in a variety of ways and for a variety of reasons.  Family Support can be branched into two different entities known as...

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Goodbye Bill!

Goodbye Bill! Friday June 28th saw the end of an era here at Community Crossroads. After 26 years as our Chief Financial Officer, Bill Dillon moved on to a well -deserved retirement filled with golf, grandkids, and time at the lake with his wife Ann. Bill leaves...

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Introducing Colby’s Crossroads

Introducing Colby's Crossroads My name is Colby Dudal and I have been associated with Community Crossroads throughout my entire life. I am a new employee for Community Crossroads and I will be writing blog posts about myself, the company and people who are involved...

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Working Collaboratively for Emergency Preparedness

Working Collaboratively for Emergency Preparedness The NH Emergency Preparedness conference, was held in Manchester on June 4th, 2019.  This conference, which is in its 15th year, brings together over 800 emergency responders from across our state, including police,...

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Megan’s Muses-Life Visions

My Life Visions Experience Life Visions, a partner to Community Crossroads where I spend every Monday and Friday, has proven itself as not only a place of opportunity, but also a place where individuals can have lots of fun and be themselves. Parents and caregivers’...

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Megan’s Muses-100 Smiles Campaign

100 Smiles for the Holidays Campaign I recently had a chance to meet with Angela Boyle, the Director of Oral Health Services at Community Crossroads. I interviewed Angela to gather more information about her and what she does, and also learn more about our 100 Smiles...

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Meet our new CFO- Ann-Marie Miller

Introducing Ann-Marie Miller Several months ago when our long time Chief Financial Officer, Bill Dillon announced that he would be retiring in June of 2019, we were all devastated. How could we replace someone who has held such a key position for 25 years, especially...

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Megan’s Muses-Early Supports & Services

Early Supports & Services Recently, Community Crossroads arranged for me to go and do an intake with Tammy Dudal, the Family Centered Early Supports & Services Coordinator. We met up at a family’s home and I got to see, first hand, what kinds of things Tammy does for...

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Megan’s Muses-Talking with Nick-a DSP

Talking with Nick-a DSP Recently I’ve had the opportunity to spend some time at Life Visions with their theatre group, but this week I was able to sit down and interview one of the Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s), Nick Saporito. Nick helps out with the show the...

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Our Collective Attendance Gave Us Power

Our Collective Attendance Gave Us Power It was wonderful to be invited to the classy Community Crossroads Community Partnership event held on Thursday, October 11th at the Atkinson Country Club. I was invited because I am currently a trainee with the UNH NH-ME LEND...

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Megan’s Muses-Family Support Council

Recently I was able to experience a sort of “thank you” that the Family Support Council at Community Crossroads provided for the staff, as well as learn exactly what what they do. The Family Support Council (or FSC), in my understanding, is a group of individuals who...

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Carole’s Corner-“Gettin’ Around”

Carole's Corner-Gettin' Around For many years, the “Corner” was part of the agency’s Compass, and before that, Connections.  Today our newsletter has wonderfully expanded into social media.  Who knew I would one day become a “Blogger?”  Not me…..but alas, times change...

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Megan’s Muses-Intake & Eligibility

This week I got to meet Kristine Houle, the intake and eligibility coordinator for ages 4 and up, and got to sit down with her and discuss everything she does. I chose her to feature because if you’re a parent or client, Kristine will be one of the very first people...

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Should YOU attend our Partnership Event?

Should YOU attend our Partnership Event? We think so and let us explain why. Meeting and talking to your elected representatives can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never done it before. That’s one of the reasons why we started the Partnership event six years...

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Let me introduce myself, I’m Megan!

So, I should probably start with introducing myself. My name is Megan Batchelder. I am a senior over at Salem High School and for my first semester I will be interning over at Community Crossroads in Atkinson, NH. I am 17 years old (as of September 13th, 2018 - yay!),...

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