Recent News

Vail Place has received a $10,000 grant from the TCF Foundation, renewing its partnership with our organization.  The award will be used to further the mission of Vail Place, which is to help people with serious mental illnesses avoid crisis, achieve stability, and pursue active, fulfilling...

We see the transformations we made in 2015 as stepping stones to further growth and greater achievements in 2016. We’re going to leverage our increased capacity and stronger “brand” to step into a more visible leadership role in our community and our industry. ...

Newly appointed Hopkins Clubhouse Program Manager Stella Carlson started working at Vail Place on St. Patrick’s Day in 2008 and was hired to develop the Young Adult Program at the Hopkins location. Her experience working with at-risk homeless youth initially attracted her to the role and to Vail...

On Thursday, February 4 at 6:00 PM the Basilica Mental Health Film Festival will screen its featured documentary Brushes With Life: Art, Artists and Mental Illness. Following the film, filmmakers and mental health experts will hold a discussion. The film’s director, Philip Brubaker, and producer, Deirdre Haj, will lead the discussion,...

Words can have a surprising effect, and according to a recent Ohio State study, they should be chosen carefully when it comes to people with mental illness. The researchers found that when it comes to how others view people with mental illness, the term "the...

[caption id="attachment_2955" align="alignright" width="200"] Kathy Lavallée[/caption] For Kathy Lavallée, Vail Place is a “family affair” in more ways than one! Before becoming a member, Kathy Lavallée attended weekly meetings sponsored by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) at Vail Place. At each meeting, the co-facilitator Greg would...

Millennials - the youngest generation currently in the workforce, or in college preparing to enter the workforce - are considered to be incredibly driven, responsible, dedicated and resilient. But even though they may not let it show, millennials face a tremendous amount of pressure and...

We've come so far this year, and we couldn't have done it without the generosity of wonderful donors, the hard work of dependable volunteers, the dedication of a talented staff and beyond all else...

On Tuesday, December 10th, members, staff, volunteers, donors and other friends of Vail Place gathered for a Grand Opening Celebration. The event marked the reopening of the Hopkins Clubhouse after an extensive remodel of the facility, as well as the opening of the new Administrative...

Recently, Vail Place received a $15,000 grant from Target to assist with our Housing Support Services. These services provide our members with safe, affordable, independent housing. Additionally, we help our members gain skills and tools necessary to retain housing and to be self-sufficient. This program...

We are pleased to announce that Vail Place has received a $15,000 grant from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation. The Schulze Family Foundation supports organizations operating in the areas of human and social services, education, health and entrepreneurship. We will use the grant for our...

Join us at our renovated Hopkins Clubhouse and new Administrative Building  in Hopkins on December 10, 2015 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm. A special Program and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be at 4:00pm with featured guests including: Alice Nichols, Director of Mental Health, DHS Sue Abderholden, Executive Director,...