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Giselle’s Story – Work From Your Heart

“I’ve found a way to connect with people that makes them feel happy and comfortable,” shares Giselle about her work at Valley Village.  Each day, she engages with clients. They talk, sing and dance together, depending on clients’ choices and what they’d like to...

Yanira’s Story – Valley Village is Family

Yanira started as a a Program Aid at Valley Village in Winnetka’s Day Program with a behavior group almost twenty years ago. In that time, she’s assisted clients in various ways, including:  Arts and crafts, toileting, feeding, daily routines, activities, giving attenti...

Erwin’s Story – Purpose and Responsibility

Erwin Garcia loves working at Valley Village. “My clients give me a greater sense of purpose and responsibility.” Erwin started his work at Valley Village over seven years ago when a friend introduced him to the organization.  “I didn’t know about the program before working at Valley...

Sonia’s Story: Demonstrating Dignity

“Our clients thrive on consistency, and after having the same one on one care provider for six years, she was not happy about me becoming her new one on one care provider,” says Sonia, a program aid at Valley Village, regarding her relationship with a client in the day program. “I knew I...

Check out our Day Programs

Valley Village operates Adult Development Centers and Adult Day Health Care Centers. The curriculum of the day programs includes speech therapy and communication skills training, a computer lab, sensory integration training, vocational skills training, physical therapy and gross motor exercises...