Safety in Numbers (and in Community)

November 3, 2017 | Family Resource Navigator

“It Takes a Village” is more than just the theme for this year’s VIA Gala. It’s a formula for delivering desperately needed services and support to families. Hilary Nagel is VIA’s Family Resource Navigator. Her job title tells you everything you need to know about the work she does.  She’s a guide through challenging waters…

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Staff Spotlight: Back in the Classroom

November 3, 2017 | Staff

If you’ve ever walked through the doors at VIA’s James C. Hormel School, you probably recognize the name, the face, and the friendly demeanor of Jeanette Atkins. For 2 years, until this past summer, Jeanette served as our receptionist at JCH. She joined us in August of 2015 from Western State Hospital where she was…

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Donor Spotlight: Remembering William Sherman

November 2, 2017 | Support

The Sherman family has been with VIA since our very beginning. Blair (pictured at left with his father Woody and step-mother Deborah) was in VIA’s first class of four students. And he is with us today as a client in our Adult Services program. We were saddened to learn over the summer of the passing…

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