About VNU

Located in Sheldon, Iowa, the Village provides a close-knit, Christian-based atmosphere for individuals to grow and thrive.

 Our Mission

We believe that everyone has unique abilities and gifts that they use to contribute to society. Learn more

 Our History

The idea for Village Northwest Unlimited of Sheldon, Iowa was first conceived in November, 1974. Learn more

 Our Leadership

We are a team of dedicated professionals committed to assisting our residents. Learn more

 Treasure Chest

A for-profit business owned and operated by the VNU. Learn more


VNU is accredited by the  Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Learn more


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Village Northwest Unlimited

A legacy of compassion

The Village does more than give meaning and a voice to its residents:

  • VNU is one of northwest Iowa’s largest employers with a staff of 350. 
  • VNU serves 180 residents from across the United States.
  • VNU benefits from the help of over 120 willing volunteers
  • VNU's payroll and benefits stimulate the local economy by $11 million

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Find out what our current employment opportunities are and how you can help provide care to adults with disabilities.

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