Welcome!

Welcome to our brand new website! Your feedback is welcome. Please send inquiries to vbcss@live.com, or stop by our Special School Thrift Store just south of Clinton to say hello. We will be adding updates about our programs & facilities as well as upcoming events for 2016. On behalf of our staff & students we…

Lakeside Learning Center

Early Intervention & Preschool Services The Lakeside Learning Center is for children ages birth to five who need to prepare for public school. If you suspect that your child is not walking, talking, playing with toys or other children at the age level they should, then we can help. Our certified professional teachers and therapists…

VBC Special School

The Van Buren County Special School serves adults with developmental and physical challenges who are looking for specialized training and work activity programs to continue their education and life skills. We offer habilitation training, life skills training, work programming, social development, community integration, Special Olympics, transportation and meals. We are a Medicaid Waiver provider for…

Thrifts, Gifts & More

The Van Buren County Special School owns and operates “Thrifts, Gifts, & More” used clothing, furniture & appliance store on Hwy 65 just south of Clinton. The location has been open since 2012. Trained staff are on hand to provide individual training and assistance to help adults earn pay while working and assisting customers in…

Community Events

Annual Fall Festival: The Fall FestivalĀ is held at the end of every October on the Special School grounds. Food & drink are provided and activities include hayrides, bounce houses, face painting, and a silent auction funded by many generous local sponsors. Special Olympics The Van Buren County Special School participates in the Special Olympics held…