An environment where each client is valued as an individual and is provided the opportunity to reach his/her maximum potential.
To provide service and advocacy, which creates choices and opportunities, for adults with disabilities to reach their maximum potential.
On May 4, 1981, Valley Resource Center opened in Hemet, California with 17 clients and by year end was serving 29 persons. In 1983, Valley Resource Center received a grant that helped to establish a facility in San Jacinto. In 1985, a second facility in Perris was opened. At present, EXCEED is serving over 480 clients in its Perris, Hemet, Riverside and La Quinta locations; and over 150 others in individual or enclave community placements throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
Our License and Certification
In March 1981, Valley Resource Center became licensed as a Day Activity Center by the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing, and in 1984 as an Adult Developmental Center. In March 1984, Valley Resource Center was certified by the Department of Rehabilitation to provide Work Activity Center programs and received certification from the California Department of Industrial Relations and United States Department of Labor. In July 1984, Valley Resource Center was certified as, a Habilitation Services Program. Since 1987, Valley Resource Center has received accreditation for Work Activity Center and Supported Work programs from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, most recently in February 2011 for 3 years. In 2001, our Casa del Valle residential program was licensed by Community Care Licensing.
EXCEED’s principal sources of funding are from the State of California Department of Rehabilitation, Habilitation Services, Inland Regional Center, contracted work and private donations.
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