Fast facts

OUR MISSION

  • Unlimited in our desire to provide Purpose, Privacy & Dignity for all people.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

  • Founded in 1975
  • Main campus is 27 acres

INDIVIDUALS SERVED

  • 182 individuals, ages 17 & older
  • from 23 counties in Iowa & as far away as Alaska
  • Intellectual or developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and  traumatic brain injury

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

  • Licensed for 68 beds on campus
  • 20 homes in Sheldon community (9 are client/family owned)
  • Triplex apartment building
  • East Oak Apartments
  • Supported Community Living

VOCATIONAL SERVICES

  • 143 individuals employed (Northwest Enterprises, Futures Unlimited and community)
  • Competitive Employment placements (hired by a business in community and make at or above minimum wage)
  • Supported Employment placements (those paid through VNU to do work as aides on campus or in community but supervised by VNU staff)
  • Processing center for Soles4Souls, a charitable organization that collects and distributes shoes for those in need worldwide
  • Job Placement in community and job coaching
  • Vocational Rehabilitation contracted services
  • Pre-Vocational Services

LICENSURE & ACCREDITATION

  • Licensed by the State of Iowa
  • Inspections conducted by Department of Inspections & Appeals
  • Highest standard of accreditation by the  Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

THERAPEUTIC & PROGRAM SERVICES

  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Music
  • Counseling
  • Cyber Skills/Computer Lab
  • Classes through Northwest Iowa Community College
  • Snoezelen/Sensory Integration
  • Spiritual Services
  • Imagine Art Program
  • Life Skills Training
  • Leisure/Community Skills
  • Behavior Management Training 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS

  • 53 individuals involved in Special Olympics
  • 9 Special Olympics events: basketball, basketball skills, volleyball, softball, softball skills, track & field, bowling, soccer skills, bocce ball

FINANCIALS

  • $14.7 million annual budget
  • Revenue  sources: Medicaid, private or client pay, business venture income, county, contributions, other

VOLUNTEERS

  • 117 volunteers
  • Over 16,800 hours annually
  • If interested contact Samantha Waterstone at 324-5416

STAFF

  • 339 staff
  • Payroll & benefits stimulate the local economy by $10.7 million annually
  • 78 staff with over 20 years of service
  • 5 licensed social workers
  • 10 Registered Nurses
  • 38 Job Coaches
  • Psychologist
  • Community Employment Specialist
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst

VILLAGE-OWNED BUSINESSES

  • Fantasia features upscale gift selections, a soda fountain, and  a gourmet coffee bar.
  • Northwest Produce grows vine-ripened, chemical free tomatoes for sale to grocery stores & restaurants.
  • Village Treasure Chest offers a variety of quality, clean, in-style gently used clothing for the  whole family, plus home décor, household items, and  more.