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Vodec Seeks Host Home Providers in Atlantic Area

Vodec is growing its services in Cass County, Iowa, and is looking for families interested in becoming a host home provider. Host homes provide training and support for people with developmental or intellectual disabilities in a single-family home setting, said Jade...

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Vodec Days July 19-23 at Omaha Development Center

OMAHA - The first-ever Vodec Days celebration at Vodec's Omaha Development Center is set for July 19-23. "Vodec Days is a week-long celebration of every single person who is at Vodec," said Kellie Katelman, special education teacher at the Omaha Development Center....

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Supported Employment Assistant Wanted in Cass County

The demand for Vodec services is creating the need to expand its team in Atlantic, Iowa. Vodec is seeking a supported employment assistant, someone to supervise, train and coach adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities at local job sites....

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COVID-19 Restrictions Ease on Vodec Group Homes

Vodec recently updated Phase 4 of its COVID-19 plan for group homes. As of June 18, consumers in all Vodec group homes can now have unlimited visitors, non-essential outings can resume, and home visits are unlimited. Safety precautions remain in place. Please review...

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Vodec Receives PCCF Community Impact Grant

Vodec is the recipient of a $1,000 Community Impact Grant from the Pottawattamie County Community Foundation (PCCF) to support the purchase of a Phillips HeartStart Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for its 4th Street Duplex in Council Bluffs. This lightweight,...

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Meet the ATP Class of 2021

They met in class. They chatted on the phone. They connected via FaceTime. They mastered Zoom. They learned how to adapt and be flexible. Vodec’s Adult Transition Program (ATP) Class of 2021 - the first to learn in the midst of a pandemic - graduated May...

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Steve’s Corner: We Need All the Cogs

by Vodec CEO Steve Hodapp In May, several of our supervisors in Iowa were chosen by the Iowa Association of Community Providers (IACP) to receive the 2021 Community Builder award for their contributions to help Vodec’s consumers reach their full potential. I’d like to...

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Nutrition Station Helps Consumers Learn by Doing

Editor’s Note: The Nutrition Station at Vodec’s Omaha Development Center is part of its new approach to day services – a series of learning stations consumers can participate in based upon their individual interests. The first station, launched earlier this spring,...

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