Our Mission Statement
Vocational Visions enhances our community by developing the talents of adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. We create pathways to employment, life-long learning and social inclusion.
Vocational Visions is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency located in Mission Viejo, CA which provides vocational and life skills training and support services to adults with intellectual/developmental and other disabilities. Vocational Visions partnered with the Saddleback Valley Unified School District from1974-2013, beginning with 30 participants and a staff of five. Today, Vocational Visions serves more than 400 participants annually and has a staff of just under 200, comprised of company employees and instructional aides.
All participants are identified by state agencies as requiring health and/or vocational rehabilitation. Effective and engaging services increase functionality for these men and women, thus maximizing their quality of life vocationally, economically and socially. At no charge to our participants, we offer a variety of comprehensive services for adults with developmental and other disabilities.
We offer seven comprehensive programs for people with intellectual/developmental and other disabilities including:
- Adult Development Program
- Day Training Activity Center (Alambre) Program
- Day Training Activity Center (Pala) Program
- Emeritus Program
- Health Related Services Program
- House of Champions Clubhouse Program
- Supported Employment Program
Vocational Visions is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF International) for the following identified services:
- Employment Services: Community Employment Services: Job Development
- Employment Services: Community Employment Services: Job Support