The Village at A New Leaf

A Pathway to Independence

Located a the South West corner of Memorial and 86th Street North in Owasso, OK

The Village is an expansion of A New Leaf’s services to better serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in Green Country. The Village is safe and affordable housing designed to create a pathway of independence and consistency of care to maximize the personal choice of the individual.  The Village will expand both our Vocational Training Program and Residential services allowing us to serve more clients.

 
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A New Leaf is expanding our services to better serve people living with developmental disabilities and autism. We are developing an Agrihood, a community built around a farm, call the village at a new leaf.

The Village is safe and affordable housing designed to create a pathway of independence and consistency of care to maximize the personal choice of the individual.  

Through this expansion we will growth our Vocational Training Program and Residential services allowing us to serve more clients!

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Phase 1 of the Village at A New Leaf will include:

Hilti Horticulture Training Center

Housing for 57 clients

1 Community home

5 single family homes

1 single bedroom apartment building (6 units)

1 Transitional Academy

Dining Hall

Administration building

2 acre farm

 

 

The Village FAQ

1. What is The Village?

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The Village is a safe and affordable neighborhood designed to create a pathway of independence and consistency of care to maximize the personal choice for people with developmental disabilities and autism.   The Village will be located at the Southeast corner of 86th and Memorial

2. What will be in The Village?

The Village will include:

·        Four styles of housing to meet the resident’s needs and preferences

·        58 people will live at Phase I of The Village

·        Transition Academy to prepare young adults to live and work independently

·        Café

·        Horticulture Training and Retail Center

·        A New Leaf Administration offices

·        Blooming Acres Farm expansion

·        Walking paths

·        Open green space for gathering

·        The Village will also be a Vocational Training site for an additional 100 clients who will not reside at The Village

 

3. Is A New Leaf leaving Broken Arrow?

No. The need for services for people with developmental disabilities is vast.  A New Leaf is expanding our services to Owasso in order to serve more people with developmental disabilities and autism living in Green Country with a more comprehensive availability of resources.  Our Broken Arrow location will stay fully operational as it is today.

5. What is the Transition Academy?

The Transition Academy is a two year comprehensive program designed for young adults with high functioning autism to live and work independently.   For some, living independently in the community is a high possibility, but additional supports are necessary in order to do so successfully.  The Transition Academy emulates a college feel with curriculum specifically designed to meet the needs of our residents.  Residents will learn basic money management, interview and vocational skills, social interaction skills, medication management, and many more.  We anticipate forging partnerships with TCC, Tulsa Tech, and other community collaborations to provide continuing education courses as well.

6. How will residents be a part of the Owasso community?

Residents will participate the activities that Owassoans enjoy including shopping, visiting restaurants, attending community festivals, attending worship services if they wish, going to the gym and many more. 

7. How can members of the community be a part of The Village?

Members of the community can visit our Retail Garden Center to purchase plants or Café at The Village.  We anticipate growing our partnership with Owasso Public Schools to incorporate a living classroom for students to incorporate STEM lessons.  In addition, business may offer employment opportunities for our clients to learn vocational skills and further enhance their self-sustainability.  We welcome volunteers at The Village as well.

8. When will The Village be open?

Construction for The Village will begin spring 2020.  The first residents will move to The Village in September 2021.

 

Village Questions

Submit your questions about The Village and a member of our team will be happy to get in touch with you.

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