Mission and Purpose

Mission Statement

Promoting genuine engagement between individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their communities across the lifespan.

Purpose

  • Creating social and support opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families
  • Exploring and cultivating housing and employment opportunities in the Northshore and surrounding areas for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Developing partnerships with organizations offering services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Encouraging Northshore and surrounding area organizations to develop meaningful inclusion opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Fostering awareness in the community with the intent of creating genuine engagement for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Providing information for parent education and information exchange

Upcoming Events

Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Zulu's Board Games Cafe
Bring the whole family for game night with other families with kids with developmental disabilities. Try out a variety of board games and make new friends. Snacks and drinks provided. RSVP for Your Family Here:[...]
Apr 1 all-day
9:30 am-3:30 pm, Location TBD This planning retreat is open to anyone who cares about creating an inclusive community in the Northshore area and has an interest in helping to make that a reality. We[...]
Apr 19 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm The Kenmore Hangar
Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea while meeting with other parents of kids with developmental disabilities. For: Parents/caregivers and younger children Cost: Participants pay for their coffee No need to RSVP
Apr 28 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am The Seattle Times North Creek Facility
Sign up to run, walk or volunteer at the annual Can Do 5K. This is My Village NW’s only fundraiser. This is our 10th year! For: anyone and everyone, families, neighbors, educators, friends… Cost: there[...]