Dealing With Covid-19 At VAC

Special Announcement on our operations while dealing with the Coronavirus Crisis.
Please click the link below to read a letter from our Executive Director, Laura Williams.
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Wish List For Valley Achievement Center’s Programs


Our staff has put together a Wishlist of items needed for our adult and children’s programs, including educational supplies, toys for all ages, furniture, computer equipment, art supplies and so much more! VAC is also looking for those who can offer us services such as IT or general contracting. Please view our wishlist of needs below, which is organized by program.

Can you help us with any of the following items?

Children’s Programs:

Preschool Program (3 – 5) and Intermediate Afterschool Program (6 – 9):

Age appropriate books (3 to 9)Kick ballsPuzzles (All types)
PlaydohBubblesPreschool games
Bean bag chairsMovies (Rated G or PG)Scooters
Sports ballsBalloonsBulletin board borders
Fisher Price car (red/yellow)Twin bed sheet setsBike helmets
2 small couchesStandard white boardsClassroom area rugs
Bulletin board paperUpdated libraryTwo twin beds
Two dressersCanopy over the playgroundSmart boards (interactive teaching)
Music equipmentComputer RoomOutdoor Sensory Area
iPadsRemodel Staff Break RoomCarpet/New Flooring
Remodel/Separate classroom spaces

Basic Education Program (6 to 22) and Afterschool Program (10 through 18, 22 in certain cases):

Craft kits (beading, model cars, etc.)Bike helmets for children, teens, adultsBadminton sets
ScootersWii games (rated E for everyone)Big vinyl bean bags
Sports balls (basketball, soccer, dodgeball) iPadOtter boxes
Pool toysSchool suppliesKitchen utensils and supplies
Portable DVD playersSecurity cameras for 5 classrooms3×5′ Heavy duty janitorial rugs (need 6)
Bicycles for children (4)Portable fold up canopy (3)2″ thick foam exercise mats (6)
Bicycles for teens/adults (3)Large toy storage bin/chest (2)Wireless Internet routers (2)
Playground benches (2)Dresser with 4 drawers Projector (LED)
Digital video camera w/ 32GB SD memory cardApple iPad 16GB (5)New computers
Replace tileReplace carpetCreate Sensory Area
New washing machine and dryer for student useRedo boys and girls bathrooms

Adult Programs:

General Use:

Upright stackable washer and dryerNew computerBooks for Day Program Library
Projector and screenEntertainment Room/Reward Room for Day ProgramComputers and programs
Video game systems and video game TV'sNew training tools for clients (PVSA)Videos on developing appropriate relationships/manner
Worksheets/books on money managementWorksheets/books on simple math/reading/writingVideo cameras/cameras
Industrial carpet cleanersNew vacuums for Janitorial crew

Supported Living Services:

BasketballsKick ballsFootballs
Soccer ballsMini-soccer netField boundary marker cones
Play parachuteWiffle ballsArt pads
Art canvasesPaint brushesPaints
Art suppliesCook booksPicnic baskets
Musical instrumentsGarden boxesGardening dirt
Gardening toolsPlants

PowerStart Adult Day Program:

Miniature trampolineWeighted vest and/or blanketIndoor swing
Olfactory sensory itemsVibrating massagerTherapy brushes (for skin, etc.)
Rocking chairHug box/squeeze chairPool noodles
Scooter boardsLego poolArts & craft supplies (any are welcome)
Sensory itemsManipulative itemsBoard games (age appropriate)
Multicolored card stock paperButcher paperChairs (no wheels or swiveling arms please)
Jumbo coloring booksPuzzles (especially wooden!)Karaoke machine
BIG legosLincoln LogsK’nex
Overhead projectorCots/new couchesBed linen
TowelsBean bagsPlastic dishware/plastic ware (sturdy & reusable- NOT disposable)
Hula hoopsHygiene supplies

Can you help us fulfill our Wishlist?

Please call 661-431-1466 for drop-off locations.