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.


Our Values:

Compassion – We demonstrate empathy to all people, regardless of their circumstances.

Forward Thinking  We continually adapt to growth and plan for the future.

Inclusion – We respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality.

Quality – We provide quality services while continuously striving to improve.

Value – We believe all people have value and work to help them achieve their goals and dreams.




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Emory Valley is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Emory Valley also operates its programs and services without regard to race, color and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. To file a complaint, see our complaint procedures below along with our complaint form.

CLICK HERE for our Title VI Nondiscrimination Complaint Procedure


CLICK HERE for our Discrimination Complaint Form – Title VI and ADA


Years Serving our Community

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

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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 67 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.

Family Support Success

“The Family Support Program assisted my family in receiving a Special Needs All-Terrain Stroller…

Workforce Development Success

When I first contacted Emory Valley Center (EVC), I only had a vague idea about hiring a person with a disability…

Early Learning Success

The six years we’ve been at Emory Valley Early Learning Center have been invaluable to our girls’ educational foundation.


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