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.


New Leadership

The Orchard Village Board of Directors announced that Allison Stark assumed the role of President & CEO of Orchard Village officially on March 1, 2017. She replaces Martin Oliff, who remains with the organization in the new role of ...

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Building Our Future

 On September 26, 2016, Orchard Village officially broke ground for construction of a brand new 5,200 sq. ft. client Activity Center on its Skokie administrative campus. The new structure, planned for completion in summer 2017, ...

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Employment First

Orchard Village is proud to have been selected as one of only a handful of organizations across Illinois to receive, through a competitive grant process, significant State funding to support individuals (specifically, those currently ...

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