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We are excited to be hosting our Fourth Annual Giving Tree to provide gifts to the people we support.  Everyone deserves to have something special under the tree that was sel...

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Community Day Programs


We held the ribbon cutting ceremony for our Uxbridge location on Friday, September 15th. Read more.


Venture Community Services understands the value in offering innovative programs and services that will assist individuals in reaching their full potential.  Part of Venture’s continuum of care includes two day habilitation programs that encourage wellness, independence, and skill development.  By placing a special emphasis on the uniqueness of each person and providing a supportive environment, Venture provides individuals with life skills that promote self-esteem and community involvement. Individuals are also encouraged to select the activities of their choice based upon their personal preferences.The following are a few examples of the opportunities available to participants at our day programs:

  • Horticulture program
  • Cooking, computer skills, scrapbooking, and yoga classes
  • Sensory room
  • Woodworking
  • Art therapy
  • YMCA memberships
  • Outdoor activities
  • State of the art adaptive equipment
  • Nursing services
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Community volunteering
  • Crafting items to sell in the Venture Day Program Store
  • Saturday Program also available 9am – 3pm in Sturbridge

STURBRIDGE:  1 Picker Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566 (lower level)  Program Director: Kristin Dryjowicz 

LEOMINSTER:  650 N Main Street, Leominster, MA 01453  Program Director:  Vanessa Adams

UXBRIDGE:  670 Douglas Street, Uxbridge, MA, 01569  Program Director:  Andy Macnaughton

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE – Closed on Following Days

7/4/17, 9/4/17, 10/9/17, 11/23/17, 11/24/17, 12/25/17, 1/1/18, 1/15/18, 2/19/18, 4/16/18, 5/28/18

Our sensory room remodel is complete thanks to a generous donation from the Hoyt Foundation. The updated sensory room is located in our Sturbridge Day Program and is a great addition for the people who attend each day.  Read more about our ribbon cutting and dedication.

Check out some of the photos here:  Photo album  More info on sensory rooms and their benefit can be found at: http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/sensory-room.html


A multisensory environment (MSE) is an environment designed to stimulate the senses through light, sound, touch and smell. Essentially, it aims to create a feeling of safety, and to provide novel sensations, with stimulation under the user’s control.

Venture’s community day program has been awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.  CARF is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes quality rehabilitation services.  Their standards of quality serve as guidelines in developing and offering programs or services to consumers.  These standards are used to determine how well an organization is serving its consumers and how it can improve.  Each year, the standards are reviewed and new ones are developed to keep pace with changing conditions and current consumer needs.


Venture Community Services operates day programs in Sturbridge, Leominster and Uxbridge.  For further information, please contact Kevin Hughes at 774-922-1143 or khughes@venturecs.org.

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