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It’s Direct Support Professionals Week! Meet Maria Mabe

Council Bluffs Residential Services Assistant Maria Mabe is one of the many direct support professionals who help Vodec consumers in Nebraska and Iowa realize their potential every day. Kindness is her superpower, and her purpose in life is to advocate for vulnerable...

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Thank You for Your Support

The following list reflects donations to Vodec from Feb. 28 through July 21: Arby’s Jana Benitez Donna Bush Barb Diblasi (in memory of Mike Driscoll) Jeremy Dunkirk Jacque Evans Family Fare Teresa Gleason Miles & Crystal Havekost Steve Hodapp Eric Jensen Claire Kelly...

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Vodec Days in the Books

The first-ever Vodec Days celebration was held July 19-23 at Vodec's Omaha Development Center. “It was a week-long celebration of every single person at Vodec,” said Kellie Katelman, special education teacher at the Omaha Development Center. “After the hard year we...

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Steve’s Corner

Together, we will successfully get through this and thrive. by Vodec CEO Steve Hodapp I’d like to share some of Vodec’s responses to COVID-19 and some of the unique challenges we face. COVID fatigue is shared by most, but please bear with me. First, some...

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Consumers Choose to Step Up and Step Out

It’s a Wednesday afternoon in July at Vodec’s Urbandale Development Center. While a group of consumers on the activity floor get ready to make paper ice cream cone art topped with real sprinkles, Sam, Ronnie and Craig head to the parking lot, where they load into a...

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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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Read about our response to COVID-19.