NVSS In The News

Regional center hosts no ordinary crafts fair

Crafts fairs are a mainstay of the holiday season. But there is one in Napa County that’s a little different, and special in its own right…Read full article…

Kahiga: Enabling those with disabilities

Beth Kahiga has worked with Napa Valley Support Services since 1976 and became executive director in 2003. Kahiga’s philosophy is that each individual with a disability “should have a quality of life that can be defined and determined only by that individual.”…Read full article…

Regional center hosts no ordinary crafts fair

Crafts fairs are a mainstay of the holiday season. But there is one in Napa County that’s a little different, and special in its own right.

The North Bay Regional Center has quietly been putting on a crafts fair for nearly two decades out off North Kelly Road, selling everything from Christmas cards to jewelry to artwork to even organic farm-fresh eggs. …Read full article…

Sign waver out of a job

Napa Valley Register, May 5, 2013
Harvey, a disabled youth who did not wish to give his last name, was hired by Wine Country Gold and Silver as a sign waver two months ago after struggling to find work in Napa for two years. The city of Napa has informed the store that they can not have…Read full article…

NVSS Recognizes Vallerga’s Market

Napa Valley Register, May 4, 2012
Napa Valley Support Services is recognizing Vallerga’s Market for employing adults with disabilities like Brian Theisen and Hisa Van Pelt. Brian has been employed at the market since 1994 and Hisa since 1988. NVSS will hold their Fourth Annual fundra… Read full article…

More Lixit products to be sold at Walmart

Napa Valley Register, November 21, 2009
Lixit wins the bay area small business award and mentions the workforce that is partially proved through and supervised by Napa Valley Support Services – Napa Personnel Systems. Read full article…

NV Yacht Club hosts river cruise and cookout

Napa Valley Register, June 22, 2009
On June 14 members of the Napa Valley Yacht Club headed out on a lovely Sunday cruise and barbecue, hosting 40 clients of Napa Personnel Systems and the Life in Progress Club. Read full article…

Kudos to all employing workers with disabilities

Napa Valley Register, May 12, 2009
On Feb. 17, an article was published titled “Packing wine, empowering people.” This article stated: “Some of them have not had jobs in several years. This rapid growth shows that people with disabilities want to work and the opportunities are not being developed and nurtured elsewhere.” Read full article…

Gallery round-up:Museum celebrates landscapes

Napa Valley Register, April 22, 2009
“A Circle” by artist Amy Lee is one of the pieces in the Napa Valley Support Services’ Brown Street Gallery show called “Three Artists One Space.” Read full article…

Napa job program for disabled scrambles

Napa Valley Register, January 20, 2007
A nonprofit responsible for the employment of several hundred disabled Napa residents lost close to 20 percent of its state funding this in 2009, and organizers are racing to prepare for more cuts expected in 2010. Read full article…

Working their way up

Napa Valley Register, January 20, 2007
Executive Director Beth Kahiga aka Beth Atton Celebrating 30 years with Napa Valley Support Services. Read full article.

Disabled Workers Given Due by Mayor’s Committee

Napa Valley Register, January 20, 2007
Lixit wins the bay area small business award and mentions the workforce that is partially proved through and supervised by Napa Valley Support Services – Napa Personnel Systems. Read full article…

A Hands-on experience

Napa Valley Register, November 29, 2006
In a city increasingly focused on the arts, one Napa gallery stands alone. Artists at the Brown Street Gallery are clients of Napa Valley Support Services (NVSS), a program providing employment, education and community services for adults with disabilities. Read full article…

Three companies honored for work with disabled

Napa Valley Register, October 14, 2002
Cakebread Cellars of Rutherford, Lixit Corp. of Napa and Vallerga’s Markets of Napa were three companies honored by the Mayor’s Committee for work with individuals with disabilities. Napa Valley Support Services – Napa Personnel Systems supports individuals at these work sites. Read full article…

Nonprofit Laudes Vallerga’s for Employment Practices

Napa Valley Register, July 12, 1994
Lixit wins the bay area small business award and mentions the workforce that is partially proved through and supervised by Napa Valley Support Services – Napa Personnel Systems. Read full article…

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