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 About VtV Network

The VtV Network has been created by Villages for Villages. 

VtV helps communities establish and manage their own Villages.
VtV has been developed in response to requests from Villages nationwide.

 

 

Village to Village Network:

  •  Village to Village Network (VtV) is a national peer to peer network to help establish and continuously improve management of their own villages whether in large metropolitan areas, rural towns or suburban settings.
  • The mission of VtV is to enable communities to establish and effectively manage aging in community organizations initiated and inspired by their members.

Villages:

  • are membership-driven, grass-roots organizations

  • are run by volunteers and paid staff
  • coordinate access to affordable services
    including transportation, inspiring health and wellness programs, home repairs, social and educational activities and trips.
  • offer vetted- discounted providers
     

     

     

    Villages are based on the needs of your community

    One Stop Shopping:  Villages do everything and anything that their members want and need
     

    Village model complement other community approaches to aging such as Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs) and
    Area Agencies on Aging Programs.

    Currently, more than 120 Villages are operating across the country, in Canada, Australia and the Netherlands, with over a 100 additional Villages in development.


    "Most of us are learning as we go. So, from my view, all information about
    other villages and their strategic policy decisions and operating results are very, very valuable."

                                                                  Peggy  Simpson,
     Dupont Circle Village
     

     



    Village to Village Network is sponsored
    by Capital Impact Partners and Beacon Hill Village

     

    About Capital Impact Partners
    Capital Impact Partners helps people and communities reach their highest potential at every stage 

    of life.  As a national, non-profit community development organization, Capital Impact Partners provides financial services and technical assistance to help make high-quality health care, housing, and education more accessible and attainable, and eldercare more dignified and respectful. Capital Impact Partners uses its depth of experience, cooperative approach, and diverse network of alliances to generate critical investments that create a high quality of life for low income people and communities. Visit www.ncbcapitalimpact.org.
     

    About Beacon Hill Village

    Beacon Hill Village is a membership organization in the heart of Boston.  Created by a group of long-time Beacon Hill residents as an alternative to moving from their homes to retirement or assisted living communities, it was founded in 2001. Beacon Hill Village enables a growing and diverse group of Boston residents to stay in their neighborhoods as they age, by organizing and delivering programs and services that allow them to lead safe, healthy productive lives in their own homes.  For more information, visit: www.beaconhillvillage.org.

     

            Contact Us: 617-299-9638; vtv@vtvnetwork.org       

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