Creating Quality Lives For People Living With Challenges




Community Activities




A variety of activities are offered daily to engage different people’s interests and designed to help build life skills.


Early Learning Center


Busy Hands – Growing Minds


Caldwell-Thompson Building


Our new center at the Caldwell-Thompson building is supporting current and expanded services while partnering with the community on a variety of projects.

Workforce Development



Our Workforce Development program is a WIN/WIN Relationship for the Employer and the Employee!



Welcome To Emory Valley Center

Our Mission: To enhance the lives of children, adults and families in an environment that promotes independence, dignity and respect.


Please “like” our facebook page to see some employment successes of the people we support throughout the month.

Years Serving our Community

Number of People Served Last Fiscal Year

Number of Community Partners Providing Employment and Volunteer Opportunities for the People We Support

Number of EVC Employees

What We Offer

welcomeEmory Valley Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, has been serving children and adults with disabilities in the East Tennessee area for 62 years.

history-small1955: A group of Oak Ridge and Clinton parents, wanting a better world for their disabled children, chartered the Oak Ridge Council for Retarded Children (ORCRC) and started a school for intellectually disabled children in a metal barracks building donated by the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).

Money-Skills1-smallEmory Valley Center is community focused and highly invested in the East Tennessee area, safely providing quality services to the people we support. We embrace our community becoming involved with our center and the people we support. Thank you for giving back with your time, talents and finances.

One Way You Can Help!

Emory Valley Center is community centered and highly invested in the East Tennessee area.   We provide high quality services safely to the people we support and appreciate our community giving back with your time, talents and finances.

Early Intervention Success

Our EVC Early Interventionist reminded me to be an advocate for my children and to never settle…

Employment Success Stories

Chris is a pleasure to work with and has boosted morale at the shop.  I should have done this much sooner! 

Early Learning Success

Our son has been at the Emory Valley Early Learning Center since he was four months old; he will be four in a month…


Looking For A Great Career Opportunity With Emory Valley Center?

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Thank You For Your Support!


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Emory Valley Center
715 Emory Valley Rd.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830