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Mount Vernon Developmental Center

Mount Vernon Developmental Center

1250 Vernonview Drive, Mount Vernon 43050

(740) 393-6200
(740) 393-6415
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Mount Vernon Developmental Center (MVDC) is located on 310 acres of land, centrally located in Knox County.  There are five different living areas.  The majority of the residents at MVDC need extensive supports in the areas of daily living, health care, and social skills development.

MVDC serves the following counties (Region 5): Knox, Holmes, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Jefferson, Harrison, Licking, Fairfield, Hocking, Perry, Muskingum, Coshocton, Guernsey, Belmont, Noble, Monroe, Morgan, and Washington.

MVDC offers vocational and activity based day programming in various settings both on and off campus.  Willow Works provides work opportunities in the greenhouse, woodshop and production areas.  Work opportunities include custodial, food service, lawn care and vending.  In cooperation with the New Hope Industries off campus workshop services are also provided for a limited number of individuals at their worksite.  In addition to this vocational training, the center provides a full array of health services, including physician, specialists, nursing, psychiatrist, OT/PT, and programmatic specialists such as psychology, social work, and speech therapy.