Orchard Village empowers people with developmental challenges to achieve integrated, fulfilling lives in their communities.

Residential Services

Help people realize their dream to live in a home in their community.

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Vocational Services

Facilitate an individual’s desire for employment in their community.
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Home Based Support Services

Support individuals living at home with their families or independently in their community.
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Orchard Academy

Teach vocational, social and living skills necessary for 17 thru 21 year-olds to transition successfully into independent adult life.
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Our approach

Orchard Village, founded in Skokie, Illinois in 1972, is a fully licensed nonprofit organization that annually provides support to nearly 300 individuals (all ages) with developmental disabilities in north and northwest Chicagoland. Our residential, vocational, home-based and transitional services are person-centered, addressing the needs and personal goals of those in our care. Our objective is to empower clients to live a fulfilling life in which each individual controls his or her own destiny.


Niles West DECA Students Donate Time and Money

This fall, Orchard Village partnered with the Niles West DECA students of Niles Township High School District 219. DECA (Distributed Education Clubs of America) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that prepares emerging leaders and ...

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New Vocational Program Launched

On July 5th, Orchard Village launched InnOVations, a vocationally focused program with a goal of community workforce integration for clients, i.e. “real” jobs. With 14 people currently enrolled, the program—an alternative to ...

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New Activity Center Will House New Program

Orchard Village celebrated the opening of its new Activity Center on June 26th, with over 100 guests in attendance. Two dozen clients helped to break in the new 5200 sq. ft. multi-use building located at 7672 Marmora Ave., in Skokie, ...

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