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Help First Capital Bank “Stuff the Bus” for Students of St. Joseph’s Villa!

We’re so grateful to once again be a beneficiary of First Capital Bank’s “Stuff the Bus” – an annual school supplies drive for students in need.  Many of our families cannot afford essential supplies for their children.  Tomorrow is a chance for you to offer them a helping hand.  This Saturday, August 10, you’ll see the First Capital Bank signature […]

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Villa CEO Kathleen Burke Barrett to Receive Humanitarian Award

St. Joseph’s Villa is proud to announce that our CEO Kathleen Burke Barrett will be honored with a 2013 Humanitarian Award from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities this October.  The Humanitarian Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. Kathleen has spent her […]

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Meet Craig Coles, Early Autism Assistant Behavior Analyst

For three years Craig Coles has served as a Treatment Specialist for children with autism at St. Joseph’s Villa.   He became a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) in 2004 and was recently licensed as such through the Virginia Board of Medicine.  Credentialed nationally and licensed by the state, Craig now works with Dr. Ken Macurik in the Villa’s new […]

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Welcome to our New Website!

Thanks for visiting our new and much-improved website, designed with you in mind.  We invite you to take a few moments to explore all the updated content and features.  And, if you haven’t already, feel free to connect with the Villa through our social media networks!  Click the icons at the top of this page. We’re also pleased to introduce a mobile […]

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Gov. McDonnell Holds ‘Road to Ending Homelessness’ Press Conference at SJV

St. Joseph’s Villa had the honor of welcoming Governor McDonnell to our campus on June 24, 2013 for his Road to Ending Homelessness Press Conference.  During the press conference, the Governor announced a 16% decline in homelessness throughout Virginia over the last three years.  He attributed much of the success to rapid re-housing and cited St. […]

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Transforming Education from the Inside-Out

Post written by Jenny Friar, Director of Development for St. Joseph’s Villa While I am not a teacher, I have the honor of working alongside them every day in my role as Director of Development at St. Joseph’s Villa.  I have seen first-hand the magical partnerships that can develop between children and the adults who […]

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The Importance of Early Treatment in Autism

Post written by Dr. Ken Macurik, Director of Developmental Disabilities at St. Joseph’s Villa and Doctoral Level Board Certified Behavior Analyst Modern research shows that early behavioral services may improve overall functioning and produce significant gains in IQ for children with autism who enter treatment at 2 to 3 years of age. With the recommended […]

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Mentoring Makes a Difference

“It takes a village to raise a child.” I have come to recognize the truth in this statement through my position of Mentor Program Coordinator at St. Joseph’s Villa. Growing up I was fortunate enough to be surrounded by individuals who contributed to my successes and stood by me through my struggles. It was thanks […]

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Volunteer Mentors Program at the Villa

Volunteers, and especially volunteer mentors, are incredibly important to the Villa.  Thus far, our need has been met by some incredibly talented people, but as our needs increase, we have been looking for ways to expand tohe pool of people who can make such a HUGE difference in a young person’s life. In late April, […]

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Day Treatment Spring Break a Success!

Children in the Villa’s Therapeutic Day Treatment had a wonderful Spring Break, as they got to go on lots of great field trips.  On Thursday, chidren who had earned the privilege through their good behavior and success with the pogram went to an area Putt-Putt as a reward and on Friday, they were able to […]

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