Admission

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Residential or Day Program?

The residential program is open 365 days per year, around the clock. That's because it's HOME for our residents.

The Day program is for people who live in the surrounding community (mainly Napa, but the program is open to anyone who can attend regularly). Some Vine Village residents also attend the day program, but many prefer going out during the day to jobs, other day programs, or classes.

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Admission Criteria

 Vine Village, Inc. serves individuals who, to the best of their ability, understand and agree to work with us in meeting their training and community integration needs. This service provision is based on a consumer's willingness to: accept the organization's assistance, follow-through with agreements and maintain a schedule that allows the organization to help one meet important service needs.  These procedures explain consumer eligibility, referral information, requirements, expectations, and exit criteria. The Administrator is responsible for organizing, developing, implementing, and revising these procedures. The management team makes the final.

General Eligibility

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a developmental disability
  • You must not engage in illegal activities
  • You must respect the rights of others
  • You must not present a serious health or safety risk to yourself or others; you must not have severely disruptive or self-injurious behavioral characteristics
  • You must have an income necessary to meet basic living needs
  • You must have the desire to participate in Vine Village activities and services
  • You must be able to provide for your self–care skills with incidental need for assistance
  • You must have enough physical ability to navigate the Vine Village country environment, and not have severe medical conditions which require the presence of skilled professional care
  • Vine Village, Inc. must have an approved Purchase of Service from the Regional Center OR a binding Private Pay Agreement with an authorized Custodian, Conservator or Parent before providing services. 

Residential-Specific

In addition to the above criteria, Vine Village makes every effort to assure a good match between the incoming resident and the existing household. A person may be eligible in every other way, but if there is not a good fit within the household, it will not be a successful placement.

Day Program Specific

Transportation must be arranged by the client or the client's family or caretaker. Many clients arrive by private car, taxi, city Van-Go, or private transportation company.