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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Employment 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 at the Orchard Village Farm

Orchard Village is starting a new component of our urban farm: a CSA Membership program. A CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program is essentially a share of our harvest. We are piloting this program to a few local businesses ...

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Orchard Village Hosts 1st Annual Client Success Night

On October 10th, Orchard Village hosted its first Client Success Night! Members of the community joined us in celebrating our clients and staff, learning about all the great things we've been up to lately. We had multiple booths around the ...

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Activity Center Gets Accessible Doors

Thanks to a generous gift from an anonymous donor, Orchard Village was able to install handicap accessible doors throughout our Activity Center. “Ensuring that our Activity Center is accessible for all was a top priority for our ...

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