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Mental Health Awareness Month Tips and Resources

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the purpose is to raise awareness of mental health and mental illness. For example, approximately 18.1% of Americans suffer from depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. It's increasingly important to understand the realities of living with these...

Valley Village Celebrates 50 years of service

In 1971, a group of concerned parents established a nonprofit to care for their children in an uncertain future. As parents, they constantly worried about what would happen to their adult children when they could no longer care for them. Like any parents who want to provide for their child, these...

Occupational Therapy Month – Cindy’s Story

April is Occupational Therapy Month, and it's an appropriate time to share how the profession helps Valley Village's residents and program participants to live independently as possible.

Occupational therapy (OT) uses assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain...

April is Volunteer Month

April is Volunteer Month when we celebrate the positive impacts that volunteers make in communities. In the United States, families and organizations instill volunteerism at a young age. It is the cornerstone of summer vacation or woven into after-school programs in many parts of the country. Non...

Adopt a Valley Village Residential House

The pandemic has dramatically changed the way we all live. That includes people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Valley Village's programs are community-based and inclusive, helping the people we serve to live as independently as possible.

Developmental Disabilitie...

Matthew Swearman Leveling Up with Lindy Pearson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeP1jpeo-TA

Recently, Matthew Swearman joined Lindy Pearson on her podcast, LevelUp with Lindy Pearson, to have a conversation about Valley Village, adapting to change, and the recent Valley Village online event. Here is the video from their conversa...