Long-Term Care

Valley Residential Services

Valley Residential Services, Herkimer’s premiere enriched housing/assisted living residence, combines the convenience of assisted living with the independence of apartment-style living. Valley Residential Services’ mission is to provide a supportive living environment for seniors, ensuring a comfortable life-enriching atmosphere and assistance with daily needs, while promoting dignity, privacy, and independence.

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  • Valley Residential Services
  • VRS Common Area
  • VRS Family Dining
  • VRS Single Bedroom

Phone Number: (315) 219-5700

Dial extension 3239

Email: cshepardson@valleyhealthservices.org


323 Pine Grove Road
Herkimer, NY 13350

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COVID-19 & Visitation Update

Visitors are no longer required to wear a mask. Visitors are encouraged not to visit if displaying any known symptoms of COVID-19, have had a significant exposure to COVID-19, or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days. All residents continue to be monitored for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

Please review this document to learn more about the symptoms of COVID-19.

About Valley Residential Services

Valley Residential Services’ carefree senior living, located in East Herkimer, offers the charming ambiance of an Adirondack lodge, while providing the necessary support services that allow residents to retain independence within their community.

The facility offers an efficiency apartment with a kitchenette, living room, bedroom and bathroom, three meals each day in the Community Foundation Dining Room, housekeeping, maintenance, transportation and personal assistance, as required. Daily activities and scheduled outings complement the amenities including a café, library, game room, Adirondack-style porch, hair and nail salon, spacious courtyard, classroom for educational programs and transportation for local shopping areas.

Valley Residential Services also now hosts fourteen new spacious apartments that are large enough to accommodate couples, some with dens and two baths. In addition to Adirondack style decor, restaurant-style dining, daily activities, visitor family rooms, and outdoor accommodations this new wing includes a wellness gym and a beautiful family gathering space.

The facility offers comfortable surroundings that allows residents to have their own space, while providing a sense of community within the facility. Each resident has their own apartment-style room that comes fully furnished, or residents can bring their own furniture.

Upcoming Open House Events

Valley Residential Services is hosting open houses events on the following dates:


  • May 22
  • June 29
  • July 20
  • August 29
  • September 27
  • October 30
  • November 16
  • December 19

Individuals must RSVP for Session A or Session B on the date of their choice, where they will be provided a private 30-minute visit. This private visit will consist of a tour of the facility and a meeting with community life staff for the purpose of answering questions and providing additional information.

  • Session A: 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Session B: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

For questions or to schedule your 30-minute private tour, please contact Christine Shepardson, Director of Community Life at (315) 219-5700, ext. 3239, or via email at cshepardson@valleyhealthservices.org.