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We are proud to share our 2021 Annual Report with you, highlighting our many accomplishments during yet another challenging year. The resilience of Vail Place is a testament to the commitment and compassion of our financial supporters, our partner agencies, our volunteers, our staff and...

Vail Place has offered housing support for many years to help people find safe, affordable housing.  In the past year we’ve added two new innovative ways to work directly with people who need homes.  Rapid Rehousing Program The Vail Place Rapid Re-Housing program connects prospective renters...

  Over the past 8 years, Vail Place and the History Theatre in St. Paul have enjoyed a partnership in performances that tell real stories of mental health recovery and work toward reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness. Each year in cooperation with renowned History Theatre,...

After over 20 years with Vail Place, it’s bittersweet to say good-bye to Stefano as he retires. Stefano’s passion for the mission of Vail Place has been evident throughout his tenure with the agency. He has led our fundraising and communications, supported our legislative activities and...

The past year-and-a-half has brought a sharp increase in the amount and intensity of housing needs in our community, with Vail Place serving more and more people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. To meet that need, Vail Place has pursued bold, creative solutions...

The face of Tour de Vail 2021 During Tour de Vail HYBRID, we are delighted and honored to feature clubhouse member, Tour de Vail veteran, and recent addition to our Board of Directors … Fatuma! Fatuma is an amazing ambassador for  Vail Place and has taken...

Vail Place will be closed this Friday, June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19. Vail Place acknowledges Juneteenth as a holiday for employees.  Vail Place is encouraging employees to consider it an opportunity to help build racial equity in our communities. Whether...

We're proud to share Vail’s 2020 Annual Report celebrating all that we accomplished during an incredibly challenging year.  Inside, we revisit long-standing programs and introduce several new services – all following Vail’s 40-year underlying approach… to meet people where they are. We also highlight the ways...

[perfectpullquote align="right" bordertop="false" cite="" link="" color="" class="" size=""]“She was truly an amazing woman, and one who definitely made a HUGE difference in this world.”[/perfectpullquote] Judith Gartner was a lawyer by profession and a tireless, influential advocate for people living with mental illness. Her impact was profound...

Personal notes from a talented resident [perfectpullquote align="right" bordertop="false" cite="" link="" color="" class="" size=""]“Something small can make a real difference in turning your life around. - Luke, Vail House resident"[/perfectpullquote] “My first three months here I kept more to myself.  I’d go out during the day often...

Celebrating our namesake as we celebrate our 40th Birthday We proudly call ourselves Vail Place in honor, in appreciation, and in memory of Dr. David Vail, a state and national pioneer in helping people with mental illness get out of institutions and return to community life. Back...