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Valley Village Celebrates 50 years of service

In 50 years, Valley Village, its founders, staff, volunteers, and generations of board members made significant, positive impacts on the women and men who rely on us. Through the years, we helped people with developmental and intellectual challenges to thrive and live independently as possible. ...

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...

Meet Derek Moran – Program Director, Valley Village ADHC



Derek Moran, Program Director at the Valley Village Adult Day Health Center (ADHC) in Winnetka, has been with Valley Village for almost 2 years.  His desire to help others and make the world a better place has been with him his whole life. He has spent his life volunteering with...