El Valor is a nonprofit organization serving over 4,000 children, adults with disabilities, and their families annually. Our mission is to support and challenge urban families to achieve excellence and participate fully in community life. Our programs exist to enrich and empower people with disabilities, the disenfranchised and the underserved.
El Valor is a non-profit community-based organization founded in 1973 that strives for a community in which all members, including individuals with special needs, can live, learn and work.
El Valor’s Children’s Programs support families through seamless, comprehensive programming that fosters creative and innovative child development services, parental involvement, multiculturalism, and respect.
Used as a learning tool to engage families in science and nature-based activities, El Valor’s Monarch Butterfly Conservation program has built and strengthened relationship – both at the community-level and along the monarch’s flyway.
El Valor Early Childhood Programs focus on early education, inclusion, enrichment, and dual language instruction (English & Spanish).
El Valor’s adult programs offer a continuum of services that maximize personal choices, enrichment, employment, and self-sufficiency for individuals of all ages with different abilities.
El Valor offers parents a variety of enrichment opportunities including parent curricula, parent seminars, and family group.