About Village to Village Network
The Village to Village Network has been created by Villages for Villages.
Village to Village Network helps communities establish and manage their own Villages.
VtV Network has been developed in response to requests from Villages nationwide.
Village to Village Network:
Village to Village Network (VtV) is a national peer to peer network to help establish and continuously improve management of their own villages whether in large metropolitan areas, rural towns or suburban settings.
The mission of VtV is to enable communities to establish and effectively manage aging in community organizations initiated and inspired by their members.
are membership-driven, grass-roots organizations
- are run by volunteers and paid staff
- coordinate access to affordable services
including transportation, inspiring health and wellness programs, home repairs, social and educational activities and trips.
- offer vetted- discounted providers
Villages are based on the needs of your community
One Stop Shopping: Villages do everything and anything that their members want and need
Village model complement other community approaches to aging such as Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs) and
Area Agencies on Aging Programs.
Currently, approximately 190 Villages are operating across the country, in Australia and the Netherlands. 185 additional Villages are currently in development.
"Most of us are learning as we go. So, from my view, all information about
other villages and their strategic policy decisions and operating results are very, very valuable."
Peggy Simpson, Dupont Circle Village