• 1986 founded as a 501(c)(3) by Dr. Dyce Thurston and several St. Maries Community Members.
  • 1988 Secured funding with the help of local banks to purchase Bethesda Care Center (St. Maries) for $750,000. Borrowed additional monies to add a dining area, 10 more resident rooms, and an office wing.
  • 1993 First Behavioral Care Unit (B.C.U.) in Idaho built in St. Maries.
  • 1996 A $4,400,000 expansion/construction project added an additional 14,000 sq ft, remodeled 8,000 sq ft, and a new Apartment Complex in St. Maries.
  • 1999 Valley Vista Care Center of Sandpoint and Antelope Creek Living Center purchased. Second Behavior Care Unit (B.C.U.) created dedicated to people with Traumatic Brain Injuries (T.B.I.).
  • 2000 Day care and learning center completed in St. Maries and Sandpoint facility remodel and expansion.
  • 2001 Expansion of the behavioral unit and the therapy center in St. Maries.
  • 2020 A $4 million dollar remodel and expansion project at VVCC of St. Maries completed.
  • 2021 A $1.5 million dollar remodel of  VVCC of Sandpoint facility completed.